Upcoming Rhode Island Small Business Training Events

Monday, May 20

Identifying And Hiring An Assistant Manager (SCORE – Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street in Providence from 12:30 – 2:30pm and is free of charge.  To register, call 401-528-4561 or emailmatthew.spoehr@sba.gov ):

Being able to find the right person for your second in command is a critical part of running a successful business.  This workshop will help show you what you should be looking for when hiring an assistant manager.


Tuesday, May 21

Elements Of A Business Plan (Rhode Island Small Business Development Center – Salve Regina Extension Campus, 144 Metro Center Boulevard in Warwick from 8:30 – 10:30am and is free of charge.  To register, visit www.risbdc.org or call 401-598-2702):
This workshop will provide a general overview on the structure of the business plan. why a business plan is important, the components of a business plan, the preparation to begin writing, as well as how to put it all together.


Friday, May 24

Social Media Boot Camp (Center for Women & Enterprise – 132 George M. Cohan Boulevard in Providence from 9:00am – 4:00pm.  Fee for workshop is $195.  Partial scholarships may be available.  To register, visit www.cweonline.org or call 401-277-0800):

Do you need to strengthen your market reach and increase customer engagement?  Are you looking to social media to generate more revenue?  This workshop will help you:

  • Increase client loyalty & effectively capture your audience with blogs
  • Gain traction on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, Google+ and Pinterest
  • Decrease time spent on Social Media with automation
  • Integrate different social media to bring in additional revenue

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