Events

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Business Legal-EASE — [CANCELLED]

Virtual (Zoom)

This event has been cancelled. Manage compliance and stay up to date on the legal and business environment. Topics covered include: Tax and liability issuesBasic elements of a contractCollectionsLicensesRegistrationsEmployment and property issuesLeasing and insurance. This class will be facilitated by an attorney with expertise to guide perspective business owners in setting up the organizational structure […]

$45
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Government Contracting 101 | Virtual (two-part series)

Virtual (Zoom)

Part 1: September 22, 2021 Get a jumpstart on government contracting with our Government Contracting 101 Virtual Series! The first session focuses on Small Business Programs and SAM (System for Award Management), essential building blocks to assist you with becoming a successful government contractor. As a result of the session you will learn about five small […]

Free
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Understanding Financial Management

Virtual (Zoom)

This class will be facilitated by a CPA and will cover the basics of small business financial management. Topics covered include: Using key financial statements Accounting language, including debits and credits Preparation of balance sheet and profit and loss statement Cash flow analysis and break even This class  will take place via Zoom. Please make […]

$45
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Business Start-Up Essentials | Virtual

Virtual (Zoom)

This virtual course is designed for entrepreneurs who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. Topics include creating a unique value proposition, startup cost analysis, funding sources, and the basics for creating a business plan. Students will complete the pre-work online independently and then bring that knowledge to the live portion of the 6-8 pm class. This […]

$45

Coffee and Contracting | Virtual

Virtual (Zoom)

Join our PTAC Counselors via Zoom for an opportunity to discuss government contracting, procurement assistance and other relevant contracting topics informally and from the comfort of your own office. Bring your questions and your coffee! Registration: No fee to attend, but registration is requiredRegister Now

Meet the Expert – Department of Justice (DOJ)

Virtual (Zoom)

An opportunity to connect with the Michigan Department of Justice to receive timely information about their purpose, vision, and procurement process. Registration: No fee to attend, but registration is required Register Now

Proposal Writing & Bidding Best Practices

Virtual (Zoom)

Winning government contracts requires proper planning and preparation. This session is designed to provide you with best practices for reviewing solicitations, preparing proposals, and steps to consider when awarded or not awarded a government contract. As a result of this session you will: Identify the qualities of a responsible contractorLearn how the government makes award […]