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July 2020

Defense Small Business Series: FedMall

July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar using Webex

Description: Are you a small business working with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and need a place to buy PPE for your company? Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has created a NEW small business marketplace within FedMall allowing DoD Small Business Contractors to exclusively browse and shop for non-medical PPE and similar material offered by the commercial supplier community. This webinar will help answer questions for interested buyers and suppliers.   Speakers:   James Mette FedMall Program Manager, DLA J62 Mr. James M. Mette…

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Defense Contract Audit Agency – Proposal Adequancy

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Defense Contract Audit Agency - Government Contract Training This webinar will cover Proposal Adequacy About this Event ***A LINK TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE EMAILED AFTER YOU REGISTER FOR THE EVENT*** Proposal Adequacy – The presentation will provide an overview of how proposal adequacy is determined through discussions on FAR Part 15, Table 15-2 and DFARs 252.215-7009. The presentation will discuss proposal adequacy requirements for cost elements such as Direct Labor, Material, Subcontracts, Other Direct Costs (ODCs), and Indirect Rates.…

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Introduction to Federal Contracting

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 11 – Building a Cybersecurity Plan

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

This class will cover details on how to develop a cybersecurity plan for a small business, including online references, sample plans and various items of interest in security planning.  Students will be expected to complete their own small business security plan based on the templates and information provided in the class.  These plans will be reviewed by the instructors and returned with comments and suggestions.  Reports from the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (available after completing Modules 1-10) will assist businesses in…

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7(j) Government Contracting Training: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Primer

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

The FAR is thousands of pages long. How do I ever find anything in it? What does a small business contractor really need to know? Take this class to make sense of this document. General Acquisition Planning Contracting Methods and Types Socioeconomic Programs General Contracting Requirements Contract Management REGISTER NOW

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 12 – Evaluating Your Cybersecurity Program

July 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

How ready is your small business to deal with a serious cyber incident? Like many other aspects of a small business' daily life, the possibility of a serious cyber incident should be considered and planned for BEFORE it happens.  This class will help participants think through how they need to respond during various phases of different types of cyber incidents.  It will also discuss the elements of a good plan for responding to incidents and help participants prepare simple incident…

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): Government Contracting Credentials Series

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the latest security framework mandated by the Department of Defense (DOD) for any contractor that sells into the DOD. The staff at DC Blox will lead a panel of experts in understanding this certification and why government contractors need it Training is FREE to 7(j) eligible small businesses Who can participate? Small business owners who: have a HUBZone certified small business have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business…

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Provisional Billing Rates, Monitoring Subcontracts and Audit Processes

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Defense Contract Audit Agency - Government Contract Training This event will cover Provisional Billing Rates, Monitoring Subcontracts, and Audit Process. About this Event ***A LINK TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE EMAILED AFTER YOU REGISTER FOR THE EVENT*** Provisional Billing Rates – The presentation will provide an overview of provisional billing rates (PBR). The purpose of PBR’s will be discussed along with the procedures for establishing the rates. Participants will learn when the PBR’s should be submitted and the types of…

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Defense Contract Audit Agency – Government Contract Training

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host a series of information sessions for small businesses on agency operations, and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) will also be on hand to discuss their resources for small businesses. The training will cover the following: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Introduction and DCAA Overview Accounting Systems Requirements…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 1 – Why Cybersecurity?

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

In this module, we'll discuss what cybersecurity means for your company, employees, partners and customers.  We'll consider what makes your company vulnerable, how data breaches occur and some steps you can take to protect your company and your data.  Finally, we'll explore some of the laws and contracting requirements that specifically apply to companies doing business with the Federal Government or their prime contractors REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible 7(j)…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 2 – Cybersecurity Basics

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

The module is specifically focused on fundamental concepts of cybersecurity.  We'll discuss the goals, objectives, and essential objectives of cybersecurity programs and how successful programs are implemented.  Finally, we'll consider some specific foundational activities like good password discipline, effective strategies for backing up data and elements of effective cybersecurity policies to help protect your business assets and reputation REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible 7(j) participants completing modules 1-10 will be…

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Introduction to Managing Government Construction Projects

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

During this class, our instructor will relate Construction Project Management to Federal contracting projects. Objectives: Define principals of Construction Project Management and Controls Describe documentation techniques including definition of the information to be monitored and reported Explain key accounting procedures and forms, the importance of job cost accounting and why bonding is controlled by net worth REGISTER NOW

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7(j) Government Contracting Training: Introduction to Managing Government Construction Contracts

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

During this class, our instructor will relate Construction Project Management to Federal contracting projects. Objectives: Define the principals of Construction Project Management and Controls Describe documentation techniques including definition of the information to be monitored and reported Explain key accounting procedures and forms, the importance of job cost accounting and why bonding is controlled by net worth REGISTER NOW

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7(j) Government Contracting Training: Strategic Planning

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar

This class will introduce the process steps and the advantages of strategic planning and distinguish the difference between strategic planning, business planning and long-range planning. Purpose of strategic planning and where it fits in your business processes Steps in the strategic planning process Benefits associated with strategic planning Tips for better strategic planning Strategic planning pitfalls Strategic plan versus the business plan or long-term planning Setting and mapping goals REGISTER NOW

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

July 28 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate. About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end…

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New 8(a) Applications

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online WebEX NC United States + Google Map

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Join us to learn more about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government. The SBA will discuss  some of the ways to build a federal bid proposal.   Online Webinar Access: Join by phone: +12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web: https://meet.lync.com/sba123/amoorad/0K2S0298?sl=1   In-Person Access/Location: U.S. SBA North Carolina District Office 6302 Fairview Road Suite 300 Charlotte, NC 28210                     *See also…

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New 8(a) Applications

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Come join the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office to learn about the new process for applying to the 8(a) program. We will provide an overview of the new application process and answer questions you may have. Date: July 28, 2020 Time: 10am to 11am Location: Online, this is a webinar (access info below) Online Webinar Access: Join by phone: +12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web:…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 9 – Prevention and Remediation

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

Preventing data breaches and incidents is a subject that is often a source of great discussion.  In this module, we'll consider some basic truths about cybersecurity and data breaches, as well as some limitations of your cybersecurity efforts.  We'll discuss how not to be a data breach victim, as well as outline some steps you can take to decrease or mitigate your company's risk of a data breach.  Finally, we'll explore remediation steps you need to take should a breach…

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7(j) Government Contractor Training: Managing and Administrating Government Contracts

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

This class will introducing you to important topics that occur once a contract has been awarded.  You will learn what it takes to support the Contracting Officer's determination of responsibility, award, execution and contract completion. Contract Award Protest of Award Post Award Conference Class Exercise Payment Considerations Contract Changes/Modifications Contract Terminations Disputes and Claims Class Exercise 2 Lessons Learned REGISTER NOW

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 10 -Management Responsibilities and the Cyber Future

July 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

As the CEO or senior leader of your business, you have specific requirements when it comes to cybersecurity.  This module will explore how executives must take responsibility for their company cybersecurity efforts and support and oversee these efforts.  We'll discuss specific threats to small businesses, such as ransomware, phishing and theft of data and  end with a review of the techniques cybercriminals use to steal credit card data REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but…

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Department of Defense Troop Feeding Opportunities

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Web Conference

FEDERAL AGENCIES: WEB CONFERENCES   The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) will host several agency-specific, one-hour web conferences (WEBCONs) with federal agencies, small businesses and federal contractors nationwide during 3Q FY2020.  Intent.  The intent of these one-hour WEBCONs is to: sustain the defense industrial base during the COVID-19 crisis keep small businesses engaged in the federal market during this crisis help your agency meet its requirements and complete its acquisitions in FY2020, despite the COVID-19 crisis. Execution.  During the…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 3 – Endpoint Security

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

In this module, you'll learn about how endpoint devices such as laptops, desktops, tablet computers and mobile devices can offer cybercriminals a gateway into your company's networks and data.  We'll discuss the various types of endpoint devices, what makes them vulnerable to exploit by cybercriminals and how to protect them from attack.  We'll also discuss one of the basic concepts of cybersecurity - defense-indepth REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible 7(j)…

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7(j) Government Contracting Training: Audits and Accounting Systems

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn how the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) defines a compliant accounting system and how that differs from a commercial accounting system. Part 1 - Compliant Accounting Systems/Processes Part 2 - Surviving DCAA and other audits Part 3 - Modifying Accounting System Part 4 - Management Considerations REGISTER NOW

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 4 – Network Security

July 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

Securing your network is one of the basic tasks of providing cybersecurity for your company.  In this module, we’ll discuss what it takes to properly secure a business network, explore the various threats networks commonly face, and how the concept of defense-in-depth applies to protecting your network.  Finally, we’ll consider specific network protection tools, such as Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), firewalls, Network Access Control programs and anti-virus/anti-malware systems REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially,…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 1 – Why Cybersecurity?

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

In this module, we’ll discuss what cybersecurity means for your company, employees, partners and customers.  We’ll consider what makes your company vulnerable, how data breaches occur and some steps you can take to protect your company and your data.  Finally, we’ll explore some of the laws and contracting requirements that specifically apply to companies doing business with the Federal Government or their prime contractors. REGISTER HERE   *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible…

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7(j) Government Contracting Training: Negotiating Government Contracts

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Negotiating with the federal government isn't the same as other negotiations you've been involved in Learn the rules applicable to government contract negotiations, learn how to develop a loaded rate and participate in case studies to reinforce your understanding. Negotiations Defined Negotiation Toolbox Government Contract negotiations Exercise 1 – INE Incorporated “Skills To Win” – Self Assessment Tool Developing and Negotiating Your Objective Price Examples of Fully Loaded Rates, Developing Overhead and Applying Profit Interactive Exercise 2 – Negotiation Principles…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 2 – Cybersecurity Basics

July 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

The module is specifically focused on fundamental concepts of cybersecurity.  We’ll discuss the goals, objectives and essential objectives of cybersecurity programs and how successful programs are implemented.  Finally, we’ll consider some specific foundational activities like good password discipline, effective strategies for backing up data and elements of effective cybersecurity policies to help protect your business assets and reputation REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible 7(j) participants completing modules 1-10 will be…

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DEFTECH Coffee Call

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Telephone Call

Every Friday (beginning 31 July), 0900 Eastern, Grab your Coffee, bring your ideas, and join the NC Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Network for an open, informal, virtual “Coffee Call” to address your concerns and ideas regarding Innovation, Technology, and commensurate Leadership challenges. Why Participate:  If you are tired of being lectured to. If you would like a chance to share your thoughts and hear what others have to say. If you are interested in Innovation, Technology, Leadership, and contracting to solve national security problems, then this virtual…

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 5 – Data Security

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

The bottom line of cybersecurity is providing protection for your company's data and that of your customers and partners.  This module will discuss why protecting data should be at the heart of your cybersecurity program, the types of data you are responsible for and threats to that data.  We'll introduce and discuss the concept of individual cyber hygiene and discuss a case study of one incident where data security broke down and the serious consequences that followed.

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Cybersecurity Training: Module 6 – Security Frameworks and Standards

July 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

In this module, you will learn about cybersecurity standards and discuss several frameworks that are relevant to cybersecurity.  We'll explore U.S. and international cybersecurity frameworks, including a detailed discussion of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework and cybersecurity standards specific to federal government contractors and to entities that process or store credit card data REGISTER HERE *It is encouraged for courses to be taken sequentially, but not required.  Eligible 7(j) participants completing modules 1-10 will be provided…

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August 2020

Selling on Shopify — Webinar Online

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales   Whether you sell online, in store, on social media, or out of your trunk, Shopify has you covered. You brand, your way. No design skills needed. This webinar shows you how to use Shopify to establish your brand online with a custom domain name and an online store. With instant access to hundreds of good looking themes, and complete control over the look and feel, you can build your own store that reflects…

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DOD MEDICAL PRIME VENDOR: CARDINAL HEALTH WEBINAR

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a web conference with Cardinal Health on August 5th at 0900. About. Cardinal Health is a large medical supply company that currently serves as the prime vendor for several military hospitals and civilian medical centers throughout NC and the US. To educate North Carolina medical supply companies how to integrate into the Cardinal system and become a sub-contractor for Cardinal and ultimately serving to support the DOD. Target Audience: North Carolina medical supply…

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Responding to the Immediate Crisis

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Nutrition Research and Development and Human (Warfighter) Performance

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Web Conference

FEDERAL AGENCIES: WEB CONFERENCES   The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) will host several agency-specific, one-hour web conferences (WEBCONs) with federal agencies, small businesses and federal contractors nationwide during 3Q FY2020.  Intent.  The intent of these one-hour WEBCONs is to: sustain the defense industrial base during the COVID-19 crisis keep small businesses engaged in the federal market during this crisis help your agency meet its requirements and complete its acquisitions in FY2020, despite the COVID-19 crisis. Execution.  During the…

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Staying Afloat Through a National Crisis

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Grant Writing: What the Pros Know — Online Webinar

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Nonprofit   New to grant writing or find yourself writing grants without success? This webinar provides a comprehensive introduction to grant writing, outlines what should be included in each grant component, and helps you steer clear of the most common pitfalls. This is a fast-paced online event that will help you with the building blocks of a strong grant proposal. As funding becomes more difficult to secure, nonprofit organizations face significant challenges to fulfill their missions. This webinar reviews…

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Incoterms & Freight Forwarding – Webinar

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The most commonly applied terms of sale in the global marketplace are the international commercial terms, or Incoterms. These are issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Freight forwarders assist exporters in preparing price quotations by advising on freight costs, port charges, consular fees, costs of special documentation, insurance costs, and the freight forwarders’ own handling fees. REGISTER HERE

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8(a) Certification Workshop (In-Person)

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
U.S. SBA North Carolina District Office, 6302 Fairview Road Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210 United States
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This in-person seminar focuses solely on the 8(a) certification: it’s benefits, features and eligibility requirements In-Person Access/Location: U.S. SBA North Carolina District Office 6302 Fairview Road Suite 300 Charlotte, NC 28210 704.344.6563 / www.sba.gov/nc /NC@sba.gov   Event Registration, please go to www.sba.gov/nc and click on the events page to locate the event and to register

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Responding to the Immediate Crisis

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Making Energy Work Webinar Series

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

OVERVIEW / WHERE ENERGY POLICY GETS TO WORK. Over the course of the next six months, NCSEA will be offering a monthly webinar series featuring varying topics in clean energy from finance to policy and market insights. Join hundreds of attendees from across the country to get the latest scoop on trending clean energy topics sweeping the industry. Each webinar will feature nationally and regionally renowned experts within their respective fields to help shape the conversations driving clean energy forward in North Carolina…

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Staying Afloat Through a National Crisis

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. In order to obtain access to the virtual platform send the following information via email to Alandra.Jones@dla.mil. Organization/Company Name Attendees Name Business Size Session date Please list your North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes for your company's core competencies (list up to 5) Please indicate if you are…

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Cyber Security Summit

August 13 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

The Second Annual Charlotte Cyber Security Summit goes virtual as it connects C-Suite & Senior Executives responsible for protecting their companies' critical infrastructures with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts.  Admission is now FREE giving you access to all Key note Discussions, Interactive Panels and Product Demonstrations. REGISTER HERE Announcing Closing Security Keynote Jason Burt  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security     TOP 8 REASONS TO ATTEND THE CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT Learn:  Our conferences have been rated…

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Show Me the Money-Effective Grant Research — Online Webinar

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Nonprofit Are you wanting to locate ideal prospects to help support your nonprofit, but are having a hard time finding the foundations that fit the bill? This is the webinar for you! This workshop is designed to help you learn the details needed to begin research, to conduct successful grant research, and the skill set to help save you time in your searches so you can begin writing. We will cover the details needed before you can begin any…

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RALEIGH VETERANS JOB FAIR

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley

At a Veteran Job Fair, you can begin the selection process with what is normally one of the final stages of a face-to-face meeting with the candidate. We present these events in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations, and government agencies. All Veteran Job Fairs take place in major military markets. To attract job candidates to the fairs, we promote the events intensively to our huge database of registered candidates, and we run display ads in…

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Introduction to Federal Contracting

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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Strategic Planning for Small Businesses

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

Purpose of strategic planning and where it fits in your business processes Steps in the strategic planning process Benefits associated with strategic planning Tips for better strategic planning Strategic planning pitfalls Strategic plan versus the business plan or long-term planning Setting and mapping goals REGISTER HERE

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.  About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.…

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Staying Afloat Through a National Crisis

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Developing the Technical & Past Performance Proposals *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

The Proposal Preparation Process Technical Volume Past Performance Volume Exercise on Past Performance Survey The Source Selection Process Management Considerations REGISTER HERE

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Finding the Perfect Product-How to Find Merchandise to Sell Online — Online Webinar

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Marketing and Sales A common eCommerce question is “where do I get the stuff to sell online." That’s the million dollar question isn’t it? In this fast paced webinar, participants learn secrets to sourcing merchandise to sell online in many different ways and learn the secrets of Supply & Demand. Participants also learn how to research products to find the Best Selling items. The program includes working with wholesalers, liquidators, drop-shippers, and foreign sources. Instructor: Nick Hawks A link…

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Developing the Cost Proposal *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Key Contract Types, Documentation and Pricing Considerations Elements of the Cost Proposal Cost Considerations, Issues and Principles Pricing Objectives and Pricing Strategies Pricing Exercise – Writing/Management Support Audits Proposal Review Considerations Managing the Process REGISTER HERE

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Navigating the National COVID-19 Crisis: Responding to the Immediate Crisis

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online Webinar

Overview Of Live Course Attend this SBA training to understand the strategies and tactics firms are using to continue winning contracts and growing their businesses through this crisis. Learn how successful small businesses have effectively maximized their sole-source awards, and provided service and support to the government Tailored Sessions for Small Business Each firm will have an opportunity to attend live webcast sessions to hear from industry experts on how to survive each phase of the ever-evolving crisis. Webinar Session…

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Managing & Administrating Government Contracts

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Contract Award Protest of Award Post Award Conference Class Exercise 1 Payment Considerations Contract Changes/Modifications Contract Terminations Disputes and Claims Class Exercise 2 Lessons Learned REGISTER HERE

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SBIR 101: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communitations

Government Contracting Credentials (GCC) Series The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 101 workshop will assist small, technology entrepreneurs and businesses assess their eligibility to receive Research and Development funding through the government’s SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Who can participate? Small business owners who: • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business • have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low…

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Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Primer

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Webinar

General Acquisition Planning Contracting Methods and Types Socioeconomic Programs General Contracting Requirements Contract Management REGISTER HERE

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Market Research with NC LIVE — Online Webinar

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Managing a Business NC LIVE is a free resource available through the North Carolina library system, with access to tools and databases that can help start-ups and existing small businesses conduct research on their industry, competitors and identify potential customers. This seminar introduces participants to NC LIVE and demonstrates how they can use ReferenceUSA, Simply Analytics, and ProQuest Entrepreneurship to research their business. Instructor: Michelle Orr, Catawba County Library System A link to the webinar will be provided to…

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How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

What are the Contract Types? Factors affecting the type of contract selected Types of Contracts The fixed-price contract family The cost reimbursement contract family Incentive-type contracts Additional contract types and agreements- IDIQ; GSA; Set Aside Flexibilities and innovations How to Find Contracts Final Thoughts REGISTER HERE

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Negotiating Government Contracts *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn the rules applicable to government contract negotiations, learn how to develop a loaded rate and participate in case studies to reinforce your understanding. Negotiations Defined Negotiation Toolbox Government Contract negotiations Exercise 1 – INE Incorporated “Skills To Win” – Self Assessment Tool Developing and Negotiating Your Objective Price Examples of Fully Loaded Rates, Developing Overhead and Applying Profit Interactive Exercise 2 – Negotiation Principles and Techniques REGISTER HERE

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Fire Up w/ Brian Hamilton)

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Preparing Bids for Construction *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Objectives: Locate federal government construction contracting opportunities Make informed bid/no bid decisions Explain the process of preparing bids to compete for federal opportunities Identify the differences between federal and commercial contracting Discuss the Forensic Performance Assessment - Learning from Current Problems and Applying Management Principles REGISTER HERE

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Transportation and Infrastructure Summit

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial Hotel 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Durham, NC 27703

North Carolina’s rapidly growing population raises questions about what our state’s transportation and infrastructure networks should, and will, look like in the years ahead. This event will address these questions, with a focus on what’s changing, where we’re headed and how we’ll get there. A must-attend for those in the transportation and infrastructure industries looking for high-level networking and the latest policy updates. REGISTER HERE

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EDWOSB Conference: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

LEADING LADIES AND THE MANY ROLES WE PLAY The Catalyst's 6th Annual Women's Business Conference brings empowerment, encouragement, education and training to the many women we serve in government contracting. Who can participate? Small business owners who: • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business • have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income • have a small business owned by low income…

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September 2020

Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking — Online Webinar

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Tax Planning This hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper procedure for filing and paying a sales and use tax return. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Speaker(s): Edward Shumaker, NC Department of Revenue If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Additive Manufacturing

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

We will discuss current resources available to manufacturers in NC around additive manufacturing, to include NC State IES and First Flight Venture Center’s Hangar 6. We will also discuss workforce implications for shifting to additive manufacturing, and hear from AmericaMakes on the work they have been doing in competency modeling and credential development at the national level. Takeaways:  Understand how and where to learn more about additive manufacturing (free resources) and explore a prototype project to see AM in action.…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (You have your PPP – What’s next?)

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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NC Sales and Use Tax Workshop — Online Webinar

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Tax Planning This hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper procedure for filing and paying a sales and use tax return. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Speaker(s): Edward Shumaker, NC Department of Revenue If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Webinar

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online WebEX NC United States + Google Map

Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Women-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program   Webinar Access: Join by phone:+12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web:http://meet.lync.com/sba123/amoorad/0K2S0298?sl=1             See also www.sba.gov/ncand click on the events page to locate this event and the associated URLs.   In-Person Access/Location: U.S. SBA North Carolina District Office 6302 Fairview Road Suite…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Workshop – Webinar

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, North Carolina District Office. Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Woman-Owned Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business Service-Disabled Veteran Program 8(a) Business Development Program HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program WHEN: September 8, 2020, 9 – 11 a.m. WHERE: Online – this is a webinar WEBINAR ACCESS INFORMATION: Join by phone: +12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web: https://meet.lync.com/sba123/amoorad/0K2S0298?sl=1 *See also www.sba.gov/nc and…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description: We will discuss why cybersecurity is important to the DoD supply chain and will continue to be a needed element of business continuity planning for all successful companies moving forward. REGISTER HERE   NCDIDI Webinar Series The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NCDIDI) and NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions are pleased to announce a series of webinars during the month of September 2020. The webinars will cover several topics to assist defense contractors and manufacturers in the DoD…

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How to Start a Business — Online Webinar

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Start-up Assistance Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business. A link to the webinar will be provided to registered…

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FutureCon Raleigh Cyber Security Conference

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Doubletree by Hilton, 1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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FutureCon offers an opportunity to network and learn from Cybersecurity Professionals from within the state of North Carolina. The folks behind FutureCon are an experienced bunch within the Security space but also from organizing events. This year alone they’ve organized over a dozen events. Event Website

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (An update on the EIDL)

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

The SBA North Carolina District Office (NCDO) is dedicated to sparking change and igniting action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, and expand. In support of this initiative, the NCDO is hosting The free six-part virtual series will include: Session 1: Fire Up w/ Brian Hamilton: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-kick-off-tickets-114529679354 Session 2: You have Your PPE: What’s next?: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-you-have-your-ppp-whats-next-tickets-114531885954 Session 3: An update on the EIDL Program: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-you-have-your-eidl-what-now-tickets-116885721339 Session 4: Building a Sustainable Business Strategy during COVID 19: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-building-a-strategy-during-covid-19-tickets-116886565865 Session 5: Fuel Your Business…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. In order to obtain access to the virtual platform send the following information via email to Alandra.Jones@dla.mil. Organization/Company Name Attendees Name Business Size Session date Please list your North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes for your company's core competencies (list up to 5) Please indicate if you are…

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Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop — Online Webinar

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget Intro to QuickBooks gets new and prospective small business owners started using QuickBooks, focusing on navigating the home page, using QuickBooks lists, and the chart of accounts. In this webinar participants will see how to work with QuickBooks to create a company file and practice recording sales and managing expenses. The session provides an overview on how QuickBooks can be used to manage a small business’ finances. (NOTE: THIS WEBINAR USES THE DESKTOP VERSION OF…

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Methods of Payment & Lender Relationships – Webinar

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

There are several ways in which you can receive payment when selling your products abroad, depending on how trustworthy you consider the buyer to be. The same commercial bank services used to finance domestic activities, including revolving lines of credit for working capital, are often sought to finance export sales until payment is received.

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NORTH CAROLINA CYBERSECURITY VIRTUAL SERIES PART I

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) will host a series of cybersecurity-related webinars beginning in August through December.   The purpose of these web conferences is to support growth and development of cybersecurity business and cybersecurity educational capacity for North Carolina entities who wish to provide goods/services of any kind to the Department of Defense and/or other government entities. When.  Varies…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Workforce Development

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description:This webinar will examine workforce development from two perspectives. First, Emily Nicholson of the Northeast Workforce Development Board will provide information on what workforce development boards do and how they can assist manufacturers. She will also examine workforce trends, including effects of COVID-19 on the workforce in NC. Following that, Dr. Maureen Little of the NC Community College System and Dr. Pam Howze of Wake Technical Community College will speak about customized training, apprenticeship programs, and other credentialing programs. REGISTER…

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Marketing Your Small Business — Online Webinar

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Marketing and Sales Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available. Gain insights to understand and reach your customer, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques. Explore the components of an effective marketing plan in this comprehensive seminar. Speaker(s): Terri DeBoo, Ideas@work Pre-registration required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N. Carolina Series (Session 4: Building a Sustainable Business Strategy in the midst of COVID 19)

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Construction Quality Management for Contractors

September 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is required by both the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for contractors doing business aboard military installations. The CQM program covers the following topics: what is CQM, contractor and government responsibilities, quality management planning, the contractor’s QC plan, the government’s QA plan, the pre- construction meeting, the coordination and mutual understanding meeting, submittals and the three phases of control, testing, documentation, and certification by the QC manager that all procedures were done in…

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Intermediate QuickBooks Desktop — Online Webinar

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget   This webinar will expand on the “Introduction To QuickBooks” seminar, covering more complex transactions that participants might encounter in running their business including: receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, and how to generate and understand the financial reports (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) which small businesses need to monitor and analyze to manage their business and to close the year-end books. (NOTE:…

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Introduction to Federal Contracting

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL CONTRACTING

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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OSHA 30-Hr. Construction

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 4:30 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is designed for individuals who need an overview of OSHA standards and their application to the construction industry. The course includes a written exam. A certificate of completion is awarded through OSHA to all students who complete the course. Attendance for all class hours is required. 30 hours. Cost $134 If you are interested in any of these just respond to this email or call Carla Gavre at 910-938-6302 to register/pay for the class.  REGISTER HERE

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

September 22 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council, 421 Mission Court
Irmo, SC
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Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.  About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.…

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NCDIDI Webinar Series:State of Defense Contracting / Outlook for FY 2021

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

State of Defense Contracting / Outlook for FY 2021 | September 22 September 22, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST We will discuss the current state of defense contracting in North Carolina. The discussion will focus on challenges, opportunities and more. Projection of what the defense contracting landscape looks like for defense contractors in North Carolina in FY 2021 will be provided. Speakers for this event include KeAnne Hoeg, Mark Mills and Scott Dorney. KeAnne Hoeg is the manager of…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Conference

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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Making Energy Work Webinar Series

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

OVERVIEW WHERE ENERGY POLICY GETS TO WORK. Over the course of the next six months, NCSEA will be offering a monthly webinar series featuring varying topics in clean energy from finance to policy and market insights. Join hundreds of attendees from across the country to get the latest scoop on trending clean energy topics sweeping the industry. Each webinar will feature nationally and regionally renowned experts within their respective fields to help shape the conversations driving clean energy forward in North Carolina…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Fuel your Business with SBA Funding)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Leveraging Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Economic Growth

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description:  Rapid innovation in unmanned aircraft systems technologies – drones and autonomous aircraft – holds vast potential for transforming every aspect of defense operations. These new technologies offer enormous opportunity for companies that engage in designing, manufacturing and using UAS technologies for defense purposes. Business and industry experts will share insights on the current landscape for UAS development and innovation, opportunities for business growth through defense contracting and how companies large and small can capitalize on them. REGISTER HERE  …

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NORTH CAROLINA CYBERSECURITY VIRTUAL SERIES: PART 2

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

PART 2: SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 from 1100-1230:  Cybersecurity Business Needs – What key questions should business leaders ask to help protect themselves in cyberspace and what processes and controls should be implemented? Big or small, if you are a North Carolina business that connects to the Internet, then you have some need to protect yourself from cyber-crimes and cyber-attacks.  Increasingly, “C Suite” leaders recognize cybersecurity decisions and capabilities they put in place to protect their enterprise effect the bottom line. At the…

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Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift)

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is designed to meet the regulatory standard and provide training for current and new operators of forklifts. The course includes an operator evaluation. Attendance for all class hours is required. If you are interested call Carla Gavre at 910-938-6302 to register/pay for the class.  6 hours Cost $71 REGISTER HERE

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Small Business & the US Government)

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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