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Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Jan 19 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Registration Closed

Columbus: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Jan 22 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: 7 Common Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Tuesday, Jan 29 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

In "7 Common Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Make," you'll learn:

  •   Why handshake agreements are always a bad idea, even when you trust the other party
  •   The problems with internet form agreements
  •   The difference between an independent contractor and an employee
  •   The difference between copyrights and trademarks and why you must protect your business's intellectual property
  •   And other common, every day legal issues small businesses must deal with.

 

Tuesday, January 29th

“7 Common Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Make”

6pm – 7pm

Presented by: The Law Office of Maritza S. Nelson, LLC.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Smart Apps for a Smart Business

Thursday, Jan 31 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Thursday, January 31st

Smart Apps for a Smart Business

6pm – 7pm

Presented by: Tia Ramey with Ramey Marketing

 

More details to come!

Register

Columbus: ECDI Info Session

Thursday, Feb 07 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Feb 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Presented By: Mike Bowers, SBDC

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Feb 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Presented By:

  • Melony Bryant – Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation

  • Sandra Moody Gresham – Dehan Enterprises, LLC

  • Jonathan Bryan, Attorney - Bryan & Brewer, LLC

  • Dwayne Lee – US Bank

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Feb 16 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Feb 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: MAP Your Way to Success - The 4 D's of Business Development

Wednesday, Feb 20 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Presented By: Marcus Muhammad

Business, Leadership, and Personal Achievement Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Motivator, and Coach. The Les Brown Unlimited Team.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Your Business and the Law: Unique Legal Challenges for Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses

Thursday, Feb 21 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

There are various certification and business development programs designed to encourage, nurture, and grow minority and woman-owned businesses. And as helpful as these programs are, once you become certified, they can become harmful to your business if you aren’t careful. Come learn what to watch out for to stay compliant.

Presented By: Greg Williams, Attorney - The Law Office of Gregory L. Williams

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Feb 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Nonprofit 102: Grant Writing

Wednesday, Feb 27 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Whether you're a new grant writer, nonprofit business owner, or anyone interested in the grant writing world, this workshop is for you. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Those who have a background in grant writing receive knowledge on how to improve their grant writing skills to promote success.

Presented By: Carlie Boos, Attorney - Legal Aid Society of Columbus (LASC)

Register

Columbus: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Mar 05 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Free Business Resources at the Library: Databases and Training

Thursday, Mar 07 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Marketing tools, free legal forms, software training: the public library has an abundance of tools for every type of business that can be accessed for free from your home or business. This program will highlight several resources such as ReferenceUSA and A to Z Database, which allow you to identify new sales contacts, create marketing plans, and scope out the competition. You’ll learn how to utilize Legal Forms Library and Nuwav Legal Documents to find letter templates, contracts, and other common business forms. Finally, you’ll learn how to use Lynda.com to train your employees and learn new skills.

Need a library card? All attendees can sign up for a library card at the end of the class.

 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Mar 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Mar 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Mar 16 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: ECDI Info Session

Thursday, Mar 21 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Mar 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Apr 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Apr 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Apr 18 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Apr 20 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, May 08 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, May 09 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, May 16 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, May 18 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Jun 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Jun 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Jun 15 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Jun 20 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Jul 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Jul 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Jul 18 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Jul 20 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Aug 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Aug 15 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Aug 15 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Certification 101

Saturday, Aug 17 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Sep 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Sep 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Sep 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Sep 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Oct 09 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Oct 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Oct 17 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Oct 19 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Nov 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Nov 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Nov 16 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Nov 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Wednesday, Dec 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Start Your Business Now!

Thursday, Dec 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Dec 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: Certification 101

Saturday, Dec 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register