Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:10 PM to 2:10 PM
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Preparing a proposal in pursuit of a contract under the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program is very different from preparing a competitive proposal that addresses Federal Agency specific requirements. Contractors that are awarded GSA MAS contracts have been vetted for their services and pricing and through the GSA MAS Program have a contract vehicle in place that reduces the pool of potential competitors as well as the administrative requirements as they pursue Federal business opportunities.
Speaker: Kelvin Jeter


Wednesday, October 05, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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We discuss the different areas of intellectual property, their varied filing systems, and how each area of IP applies to one's business. The different areas of IP include Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets. Howard University School of Business Auditorium 2nd Floor
Thursday, October 06, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Plan
This two (2) hour workshop training events assist the participant in understanding the processes involved in the development of a viable and comprehensive business plan, as well as, helping to establish a framework for undertaking the necessary steps to test a business concept and determine feasibility. The workshop facilitates discussion on the important elements of the business plan, and assist the participant in understanding their relative importance. During the workshop, considerable resource and reference materials are made available to participant.
Friday, October 07, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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We discuss the issues that entrepreneurs face when buying or selling a business. Discussion includes analyzing the buying and selling process from both aspects of a potential sale. Discusion will cover the common areas of concern in buying and selling a business, including IP management, employee/officer relations management, systems management, pricing, transactions structures and leverage. Howard University School of Business Room 216
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM, 8 sessions ending Wednesday, December 07
Topic: Legal Issues
Whether you are thinking about starting a business, have an existing business or are looking to expand one, there are important legal issues and principles that surround entrepreneurship. Cober Johnson & Romney in collaboration with DC SBDC will provide you with the essential legal principles and guidance to understanding your small business. The course will include information on corporate structure, employment law, real estate and leasing terms; basic contract law, trademarking your brand, franchising and more. Classes will be held every Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, starting October 11th and continuing through November 29th, 2016 (excluding Tuesday, November 22, 2016). Course graduation will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Participants will meet on Howard University’s campus in the Business School Room 200. Course and materials are $299.00.
Fee: $ 299.00