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We provide a variety of in-person and online training opportunities to help entrepreneurs move their businesses forward. Stay current with business and technology trends, and take your business to the next level with these training programs from E-Magnify and our resource partners.

What kind of training do you need to start or grow your business? Let us know by taking this short survey.

IN-PERSON TRAININGS

CORE FOUR® Business Planning Course

Developed in 1998 by the Northeast Entrepreneur Fund, the CORE FOUR® Business Planning Course is a culmination of years of experience training individuals in starting and growing their own small businesses. E-magnify has been presenting CORE FOUR® since 2008.

The course focuses on the following four core bodies of knowledge that a business owner must have in order to operate a successful business:

  • Marketing plan preparation;
  • Business plan preparation;
  • Cash flow projections; and
  • Business operating procedures.

By helping participants develop an understanding of the four core bodies of knowledge presented in the course, CORE FOUR® presents participants with the tools and knowledge needed to build a business plan. The knowledge gained allows participants to begin the process of gathering information needed to plan their business. Once participants have obtained the knowledge about how to plan a business, they can use it for any business idea, at any time, for the rest of their lives.

CORE FOUR® is suitable for those who want to start a business, as well as those who desire to operate a business more effectively. The course contains 18 hours of training, and is available in two formats: six, three-hour classes or two full-day sessions.


QuickBooks Clinics and Workshops

Do you want to learn more about using QuickBooks to manage your company more effectively? Our QuickBooks workshop provides a four-week, hands-on experience for QuickBooks newcomers. More experienced users can participate in QuickBooks Consulting Clinics, which offer a highly individualized seminar designed to maximize users’ proficiency with the software

ONLINE TRAININGS

Supplier Diversity Webinar

E-Magnify presented a Supplier Diversity Webinar in partnership with Huntington Bank on February 27, 2013. You can download the slides (.pdf) from the webinar by clicking here.

2013 Women's Entrepreneurial Symposium: "Building a Benchmark Business"

Download the slides from these Symposium presentations. (Note: Slides will open as PDFs.)

2011 E-Magnify Symposium


Give Me 5

View courses and the course descriptions here. Interested in finding new markets for your business? Wondering if the Federal Government is buying what you sell and how you might go about finding out? Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) advocates for women business owners receiving 5% of Federal Government Contracts across all agencies. WIPP’s "Give Me 5" content is available on e-magnify.com in a self-paced, format (using PowerPoint and/or podcasts) to assist you in answering these questions. E-Magnify would like to acknowledge and thank WIPP for providing our clients access to this valuable training information on federal procurement.


When Do You Need an Attorney and Why?

Click here to view the entire video of the event. Click here to view segments of the event. From start-up to exit, business owners face a myriad of situations in which they may need an attorney. This training video explores the circumstances for which you want the advantage of the best legal review, advice or representation. The panel explores how to cost-effectively prevent liabilities and satisfy your legal obligations. (Please Note: You will need to download the Media Fire application and have a current Unzip program to view the video.) Please click here to tell us what you thought about the video. 


Twitter Webinar

Interested in learning more about Twitter? E-Magnify's Twitter webinar features Susan Tresatti of Taylored-Solutions, Inc. presenting a peer-to-peer learning approach that will show you how to set up and use your Twitter account.


Government Contracting Classroom

Access the Government Contract Classroom here. The U.S. Small Business Administration has created a series of free online contracting courses designed to help prospective and existing small businesses understand the basics about contracting with governmental agencies. Course include the following:


Small Business Learning Center from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

SBA provides a variety of online trainings on business topics to help you and your small business succeed. Access the learning center here.

Encore Entrepreneurs Toolkit

Nearing retirement? Thinking about starting a small business? Check out the SBA  encore entrepreneurs toolkit.

 
 
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