TAMIU-SBDC Sponsors October Business Workshops
Posted: 10/22/2009

TAMIU-SBDC Sponsors
October Business Workshops

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) will sponsor several workshops during the month of October.

Thursday, Oct. 22: Business Planning and Financing Options Workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., classroom location will be provided with registration confirmation. Fee for the workshop is $20, and each participant will receive Linda Pinzon’s “Anatomy of a Business Plan: a Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Business and Securing your Company’s Future,” a $50 value. Instructor Angelo Piccirillo explains that planning is the map to success in the business world. One needs to write a business plan when starting or buying a business, financing or refinancing a business or raising debt or equity capital.

Friday, Oct. 23: Web Page Designing Part I: Creating a Basic Web site Workshop will be offered from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall, room 113. Fee is $20. This hands-on workshop series spans the entire process of building a simple website from the ground up, with plenty of pointers and reference material. Alejandro Quetzeri will lead the series covering: definition and use of the Internet and World Wide Web, all about Google, Yahoo and MSN search engines; e-mail, domain names and creating your own domain name and home pages, including about us, product and services and contact us page components.

Thursday, Oct. 29: Strategic Management Learning System (SMLS) Credit & Collections Workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Western Hemispheric Trade Center (WHTC) room 125. Tina Rodríguez, will cover the five steps: Easy to put out, hard to get back. That’s not the credit the businesses or owner’s use, but the credit the firm provides to its customers – how much, to whom, and under what circumstances. A $20 fee will include workbook.

Friday, Oct. 30: Web Page Designing Part II: Promoting your Web site Workshop will be offered from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall, room 113. Fee is $20. This hands-on workshop series spans the entire process of building a simple website from the ground up, with plenty of pointers and reference material. Alejandro Quetzeri will lead the workshop covering traditional marketing versus internet marketing; basics of internet marketing, web analytics, search engine optimization and pay per click – sponsor ads.

For more information or to register for any of these October workshops, call the TAMIU SBDC office at 956.326.2827, e-mail sbdc@tamiu.edu or register online at sbdc.tamiu.edu


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