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VETBIZCENTRAL WEBINAR ARCHIVE


AUGUST 2017

Protecting Covered Defense Information (CDI) in the Cloud
Cybersecurity Webinar Series #3

23 August 2017
4:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Cyber Collaboration Center

The non-profit Cyber Collaboration Center's free Webinar series on the new DFARS 7012 Cybersecurity clause.

This seminar will provide helpful information to defense contractors wrestling with how to interpret and implement more than 110 specific cybersecurity controls. Moving sensitive information to the cloud can provide a number of benefits and help speed the compliance process - but there are very specific guidelines on what policies and procedures are needed in order to adequately protect that information.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Starting A Business

24 August 2017
11:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Michigan SBDC

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Michigan SBDC

“Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business.

This introductory seminar covers the process of starting and operating a business, evaluating market potential for products/services, costs and financing options, plus business planning for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.

This webinar is a 1-hour live audio and slide presentation of a 2.5 hour class so it moves quite quickly through the material. For those who prefer the original 2.5 hour classroom seminar, it is still available at various times and locations around the state.

SPEAKER(S)

Ian Rogers Michigan SBDC
Patrick McElgunn Michigan SBDC

ON-LINE REGISTRATION

After registering, please click “Continue” and complete the GoToWebinar registration page to ensure you can access the webinar.

You will also receive a reminder email the morning of the webinar with a link to access the presentation.

Registration will close at 8am the day of the webinar. We will be unable to provide technical assistance for accessing the webinar beginning 30 minutes prior to the start of the webinar


FAR Flow Down Clauses for
Primes & Subs

A Closer Look

25 August 2017
12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Jennifer Schaus & Associates

Join Jennifer Schaus & Associates along with various subject matter experts for a series of informative & short webinars on relevant US Federal Government contracting topics.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


SBA Financing Basics

30 August 2017
12:00-1:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
Michigan-Small Business Development Center

The webinar gives current or prospective small business owners insight into the SBA Guaranty Loan Program and the criteria used by loan officers to evaluate a loan request. We will demystify the lending process, debunk the myths about SBA programs, and share real life examples of successful loan applicants. The webinar is best suited to those seeking financing for their business, have good credit, a solid business idea, and some money to invest in the business.

INSTRUCTIONS

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MEETING NUMBER: 888-858-2144
ACCESS CODE: 7790762
LOG IN AS: “participant”


FROM YOUR PHONE: 888-858-2144


Protecting Covered Defense Information (CDI) in the Cloud
Cybersecurity Webinar Series #3

23 August 2017
4:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Cyber Collaboration Center

The non-profit Cyber Collaboration Center's free Webinar series on the new DFARS 7012 Cybersecurity clause.

This seminar will provide helpful information to defense contractors wrestling with how to interpret and implement more than 110 specific cybersecurity controls. Moving sensitive information to the cloud can provide a number of benefits and help speed the compliance process - but there are very specific guidelines on what policies and procedures are needed in order to adequately protect that information.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Writing A Business Plan

31 August 2017
11:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Michigan SBDC

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Michigan SBDC

This webinar covers business planning in detail and is designed for individuals who want to launch or grow their business, for which a carefully considered plan and course of action will increase the probability of success. Real business plan examples are used to illustrate effective planning and tools and information for the steps and process of creating a business plan draft are provided.

SPEAKER(S)

Ian Rogers Michigan SBDC
Patrick McElgunn Michigan SBDC

ON-LINE REGISTRATION

After registering, please click “Continue” and complete the GoToWebinar registration page to ensure you can access the webinar.

You will also receive a reminder email the morning of the webinar with a link to access the presentation.

Registration will close at 8am the day of the webinar. We will be unable to provide technical assistance for accessing the webinar beginning 30 minutes prior to the start of the webinar


SEPTEMBER 2017

Helping Entrepreneurs Find The Best Franchise Opportunities

5 September 2017
11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
VetBizCentral
FranNet

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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Linda Belford
Franchise Placement Consultant
FranNet of Michigan

Looking for the best franchise opportu-nities in your area? Figuring out which franchise opportunity is the ideal busi-ness opportunity? Making the fran-chise buying process a more transpar-ent experience.

FranNet partners with entrepreneurs and individuals interested in taking ad-vantage of a franchise opportunity and becoming business owners. Linda Bel-ford is an experienced entrepreneur and authoritative expert. Learn to be truly confident in your decision to buy an existing franchise opportunity.

REGISTER ON-LINE

NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

ABOUT LINDA BELFORD:

Linda has more than 30 years of management and business experience - including IT analyst and program director positions at Hurley Medical Center, as well as owner of an independent consulting firm.

She earned her Bachelor's degree from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and Master's degrees from Michigan State University.


Revenue Recognition
The New Standard and What it Means for Government Contractors

13 September 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Federal Publications Seminars

ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
Federal Publications

Across industries today there is wide-ranging disparity in how revenue recognition guidance is applied. This is often true even within specific industries. In an attempt to reduce the inconsistencies in practice and the complexity inherent in current revenue recognition guidance, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued their converged standard on revenue recognition in May 2014.

This new guidance is meant to provide a comprehensive, industry-neutral revenue recognition model.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


What You Need to Know About Marketing

26 September 2017
11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
VetBizCentral

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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Amy J. Keely
MBA, M.Ed. & PhD

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Why have a marketing plan?
What resources are available?
When do I get started?
Make money.

REGISTER ON-LINE

NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

ABOUT AMY J. KEELY:

Ingaged in successful Corporate Branding and Target Marketing Campaigns to increase awareness and increase new customer growth.


OCTOBER 2017

Doing Business with the Veterans Health Administration

12 October 2017
10:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Pak Sa Dewhurst
Small Business Liaison
Veterans Health Administration

Mr. Pak Sa Dewhurst will educate prospective small business vendors on how the VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the Network Contracting Office (NCO) does business that stems from a philosophy that “In order for the Government to do business with prospective businesses, they must know how WE do business first.” The briefing covers various topics concerning day-to-day operations to include, but not limited to, agency's mission and operating locations; defining contracting's and other roles.

Pak Sa Dewhurst is a Small Business Liaison located in Kettering, Ohio. He represents the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) 23,000 employees throughout the Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) 10 who operate and support 12 VHA medical centers and 61 Community-Based Outpatient Clinics in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio on small business concerns.

Pak is assigned to the Network Contracting Office (NCO) 10 who directly supports 170 government contract professionals at 12 locations acquiring supplies, services, construction, medical sharing, prosthetics and leasing efforts.

Pak retired from active-duty as a commissioned officer from the United States Air Force with over 23 years service. Pak earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science, Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Administration from Tiffin University and has a FAC level 3 certification in Contracting and DAWIA level 1 certification in Program Management.

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NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


The US Small Business Administration Program Services

26 October 2017
11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
VetBizCentral
U.S. Small Business Administration

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SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS:
June Foyt
Economic Development Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Michigan District Office

Catherine Gase
Economic Development Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Michigan District Office

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

SBA staff will explain SBA programs and services, including the 3 C’s of SBA: Counseling, Capital, and Contracting.

Participants will get a brief overview of the agency, our vision, and our resource partners. We will connect to the resources that can help small businesses grow and become profitable.

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NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


NOVEMBER 2017

Search Engine Optimization

2 November 2017
11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
VetBizCentral

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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Michael Golwitzer
Assistant Director
VetBizCentral

Getting Found Online Workshop, Website and SEO Strategies for Your Small Veteran Owned Business Presenter is Michael A. Golwitzer, He is a webpage developer and was owner of his own webpages company, called Living Webpages, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Mike, a disabled American Veteran, retired from the US Army after 21 years. He works with VetBizCentral a Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) to help veterans with their business goals.

Michael Golwitzer holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Computer Languages Certificate from the University of Michigan, he is experienced as a Computer Application Instructor. Mike also has been a Supervisor and Personnel Manager and is a member of Professional Education Services Group and life member of Disabled American Veterans.

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NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


NEW CLIENT
REQUEST FOR COUNSELING

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The U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strictest of confidence.

To start the process, please click on the above e-CENTER button to access our electronic Request for Counseling form. After submission, a counselor will contact you shortly.

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Helping Entrepreneurs Find The Best Franchise Opportunities
5 September 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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What You Need to Know About Marketing
26 September 2017
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Doing Business with the Veterans Health Administration
12 October 2017
10:00 AM EDT

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Helping Entrepreneurs Find The Best Franchise Opportunities
5 September 2017
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The US Small Business Administration Program Services
26 October 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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Search Engine Optimization
6 November 2017
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Preparing For Re-Evaluation

1st Tuesday of Each Month

Preparing for Re-Verification Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms whose verification will be expiring


Verification Training

3rd Tuesday of Each Month

Pre-Application Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms interested in submitting their first CVE Verification application


Staying Verified

4th Tuesday of Each Month

How to stay Verified Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms who have been verified in six months


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