Category Archives: Workshops

Does your small business need an app?

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Apps are everywhere. From your phone to your tablet to even your desktop computer, businesses of all types are offering easy-to-download applications to make your life easier. (helpful workshop)

If your business runs a little better with technology’s help, you might be tempted to develop an app of your own. Or you might have been approached by a company that claims that having an app for your business will be critical for increasing sales or customer engagement.  Continue reading

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business – Online Workshop

SSSBMake a smart start on your business idea with the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series by SCORE mentors, sponsored by Canon, U.S.A. Watch the online workshop modules and download the free guide to get practical information and exercises that will help you determine whether starting a small business is right for you.

Take the Online Course

Are Your Ready for a Mentor?

Kitsap SCORE is here to help. Click this link to request a mentor. If you don’t happen to live on the Kitsap Peninsula, visit score.org. More than 11,000 volunteers nationwide are ready to help.

Are you interested in government contracting?

New! 2015 PTAC Class Schedule

PTAC logo KEDA’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is offering a wide range of free training opportunities for  2015. Click here to download the flyer. KEDA stands for Kitsap Economic Development Center.

They provide FREE and confidential business assistance and support to regional businesses in marketing and selling to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors. They also assist agencies, departments and primes in their efforts to comply with federal and state procurement diversity goals.

The 2015 schedule includes:

  • Monthly Contracting Coffee Hour
  • Government Contracting Essentials
  • Small Business Finance for Government Contractors
  • Marketing to the Government
  • Prime Outreach 3-part series: How to be a Subcontractor
  • Change Order Pricing
  • Contractor Rights & Responsibilities

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Visit KEDA’s Event Calendar for more details and registration links or visit the Washington PTAC online event calendar for statewide training opportunities.

PTAC SCHEDULE 2015

Why New Businesses Should Incorporate or Form an LLC

Summary

After developing your idea of what product or service that your business will offer,  a critical next step is to decide on how you will structure your business.

Join SCORE and The Company Corporation to learn more about this critical next step.

Take This Workshop

Discussions topics will include:

  • Benefits of incorporating?
  • What is an LLC? Why has it become such a popular entity?
  • Differences between forming a corporation (C-corp or S-Corp) and an LLC
  • Preparation of Articles of Incorporation
  • Tax implications of each business format
  • Business structure for your company
  • Compliance issues

Presenter: The Company Corporation
Duration: 1 Hour
Host: SCORE Association

About The Company Corporation

The Company Corporation is a long-time, SCORE sponsor. Through their sponsorship, The Company Corporation brings entrepreneurs a number of start up resources including the How to Really Start Your Own Business workbooks & webinars and the 10 Steps to Form a Business interactive guide.

Free webinars can help you start your business.

These free webinars are available now at score.org