January Business Training Sessions, hosted by the Ohio Business Development Center

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January Business Training Sessions, hosted by the
Ohio Business Development Center

January 6—Certification 101.  Learn about the certification process, local certifying programs and what documents to submit with your application.  Presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Time:  11 am & 6 pm

January 18—How to Write a GREAT Capability Statement. A capability statement is a resume for your business. Learn tips on how to write a capabilty statement that will get the attention of purchasing agents and buyers.  Presented by the Columbus SBA. Time: 11 am

January 20—Certification 101.  Learn about the certification process, local certifying programs and what documents to submit with your application.  Presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE.  Time:  11 am & 6 pm

January 26—KIVA Funding. The Ohio SBDC at Columbus State is proud to be the Kiva Columbus Hub for Central Ohio. Understanding the challenges that most small businesses experience with access to capital due to limited collateral, credit challenges, limited investments, and early-stage lending, Kiva removes those barriers by providing a non-traditional capital alternative.

Kiva is a character-based, community-backed lender. Kiva provides funding opportunities for entrepreneurs who do not fit into the box of traditional conventional financing. Kiva loans are 0% interest, up to $15,000. The loans offer 6 – 36 month terms with no late fees or prepayment penalties for paying off your loan early. The SBDC is here to assist you in navigating the application process and to champion community support. Time: 11 am

January 26—Basic Construction Estimating*. Your instructor James Jones is a construction professional specializing in residential and commercial property condition assessment. With over 21 years of experience in the construction industry, bidding, and estimating. You will learn the basic skills of project take-off and how to assess a project and its materials. Come learn the skills you need to expand your business.   Time:  1:30 pm

Register online at OHBDC.eventbrite.com

*Register for the Construction Estimating Course at https://bit.ly/3eJKQvs

 

 

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