South Florida offers no shortage of opportunities to learn about starting up, running and even selling a business. Several low-cost entrepreneurship workshops are scheduled for September and October.
• Florida International University’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center has launched its fall entrepreneurship workshop series, held at FIU’s College of Business Complex, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami. “Developing a Killer Business Plan” on Friday, Sept. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., focuses on learning how to profoundly understand your customer in order to solve a big problem in the market. The workshop will be led by Robert Hacker, CEO of GH Capital Partners and CFO of One Laptop Per Child. "Marketing Strategy and Social Media for Entrepreneurs," from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 5, will be led by John Fleming, technology practice lead, Biztegra Partners.
The FIU workshops are $50 each. For more information, call 305-348-7156 or go to entrepreneurship.fiu.edu
FIU’s Pino Center also offers a series of webinars. "Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs" is coming up Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. Cost is $25. For more information, go to entrepreneurship.fiu.edu
• SCORE Miami-Dade and FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center are teaming up on an Entrepreneurship Empowerment Series. The first workshop is set for Sept 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.and is called Funding Your Growing Business. The second one, on Sept. 19, is about selling a business and there are four others scheduled so far.
The workshops in this series are $50 each. All the workshops will be held at Partners for Self-Employment, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 215 A, Miami. Find out more and register by calling 305-348-7156 or visit entrepreneurship.fiu.edu.
• SCORE Miami-Dade is offering a new workshop, "Cloud Technology for the Small Business," from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Score Miami-Dade’s office at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st St., Floor 19 West, Miami. German Lopez, co-founder partner at B2B Cloud Solutions, will be the workshop’s presenter.
SCORE Miami-Dade is also putting on a workshop called “Guide to Selling Your Business,” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Government Center office. Topics will include documentation, pricing and valuation, working with a business broker and more.
The cost of each workshop is $30. To register, go to miamidade.score.org or call 786-425-9119.
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