Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC)
     

 

 

Business Workshops

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Northeast Regional Office conducts free and low-cost workshops addressing a wide range of concerns for both start-up and existing businesses. Many programs are cosponsored with local chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, community development organizations, trade associations, banks and corporate sponsors.

All workshops are held in Massachusetts and offered free of charge unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required. Click here to view our cancellation policies.

Registration closes at noon on the day prior to the seminar. Unless a seminar is full, walk-ins are welcome.

audio  Audiocasts are available from previous workshops.
snow    Click here for weather cancellation information

For a complete listing of statewide MSBDC training, please visit www.msbdc.org.

2014 Calendar of Events
  JUNE
Training offered by this office will resume in the fall. For training offered by other MSBDC offices, please visit www.msbdc.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Descriptions

How to Work with Millennials

As increasing numbers of Millennials enter the workplace, they wonder how far they can go. Raised to study hard and follow their dreams, they feel overwhelmed by choices, student loan debt, and what they perceive as an outdated workplace structure and sweeping stereotypes about their generation.

This workshop by the author of You Raised Us – Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success and Building Strong Workplace Teams can help Millennials, Baby Boomers and GenXers respond to the opportunities that Millennials bring by offering practical recommendations for effective leadership and team development.

The speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, president of Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership and executive-in-residence of the Boston College Center for Work & Family.

Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time:
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Enterprise Center at Salem State University, 121 Loring Avenue, Suite 106, Salem  (directions)
Cost: Free
Contact: Laurel Costello at 978-542-6343 or sbdc@salemstate.edu

register online

Cosponsored by the Enterprise Center at Salem State University

Just for Vets - Vets Talk About Running a Business

Veterans are building and growing their own companies all around us. But how did they get started? Where are veteran business owners having success and where are they struggling?  Are they facing issues specific to veteran-owned businesses, or just businesses in general?

This workshop features a panel of veteran business owners, who will talk about growing a business from a veteran’s perspective and what it takes to be successful.

The speakers will be announced later.

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Enterprise Center at Salem State University, 121 Loring Avenue, Suite 106, Salem  (directions)
Cost: Free
Contact: Laurel Costello at 978-542-6343 or sbdc@salemstate.edu

register online

Cosponsored by the Enterprise Center at Salem State University and the North Shore Alliance for Economic Development




Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received by noon the day prior to the seminar will be entitled to a refund. No refund will be given on notifications received after that time or in any no-show situation.
 
This policies do not apply when the Enterprise Center collects the registration fees. Please contact the Enterprise Center for further information.
 
The MSBDC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a seminar due to insufficient enrollment. Registration fees will be returned or credited towards a future program.
Weather Cancellations
If a host school closes due to inclement weather, SBDC workshops at that location are canceled. If possible, we will try to reschedule workshops.

Please refer to the host school websites for schedule changes and weather alerts.

 

 
     
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