TAMIU-SBDC’s August Business Workshops Continue
Posted: 8/23/12

TAMIU-SBDC’s August Business
Workshops Continue

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

Friday, August 24: Understanding Credit & Budgeting Workshop will be offered from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at TAMIU’s Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 126.  Certified business advisor Tina Rodríguez will review Credit Reporting Myths, Disputing Inaccuracies, Rebuilding Credit, and Debt Management.

Wednesday, August 29: The TAMIU-SBDC, in conjunction with the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid: Legal Assistance to Microenterprise Project (L.A.M.P.), will provide a Seminar designed to assist potential and existing business owners with legal issues.  This free of charge Seminar is scheduled from 9:00 to 12:00 noon; classroom location will be provided with registration confirmation. Amber VanSchuyver, staff attorney, will conduct the presentation. VanSchuyver explains that micro-entrepreneurs must grapple with a wide variety of legal issues, from entity selection and formation, to employment law issues, contract issues, commercial lease issues, and tax issues. This presentation will cover these and other topics, giving participants a greater understanding of the legal issues facing their business.

Thursday, August 30: Managing Cash - the Small Business Owner's Guide to Financial Control Workshop is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; classroom location will be provided with registration confirmation; $20 fee includes Workbook. Cash flow is what comes into and goes out of a business. Gaining financial control by understanding cash flow is crucial to business success. Norma Rodríguez, SBDC-certified business advisor, will review cash – the fuel that runs your business, maximizing your cash flow, tools for speeding up cash collections, overdue invoices, three tools for helping with accounts receivable, cash flow statements and four short-term financing solutions.

For more information or to register for any of these Workshops, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827 or e-mail:sbdc@tamiu.edu  Register online at http://sbdc.tamiu.edu


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