November Temple Business Roundtable: BRIC

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Location: 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia PA 19103-1116

Registration Deadline: 11/12/2019 8:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Training Topic: Managing a Business
Description: In collaboration with the Free Library Business Resource & Innovation Center , we are hosting a panel focused on entrepreneurship.

Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Center: Free Library of Philadelphia

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December Temple Business Roundtable: Focus on the Triple Bottom Line

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Location: 1900 Market Street, PHILA PA 19103-3527

Registration Deadline: 12/4/2019 8:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Training Topic: Managing a Business
Description: Join our panel of experts and business owners to discuss how to incorporate people, planet, and profitability into your business or business plan. Cohosted by the Sustainability Business Network and WeWork. WeWork is a community for creators. We transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide the infrastructure, services, events and technology so our members can focus on doing what they love. WeWork currently has 425 locations in 100 cities and 27 countries across the world with over 400,000 members. Book a tour at wework.com now!

Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Center: We Work

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Using the Census to Conduct Market Research: BYO Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

Location: Temple SBDC, 1510 Cecil B Moore, PHILA PA 19121

Registration Deadline: 12/10/2019 8:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Training Topic: Marketing/Sales
Description: The census is a powerful and free tool that can provide business owners with data about their customers within their target geographic area. Bring your laptop for this interactive workshop instructing us on navigating the census website.

Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Center: Temple University SBDC Main Campus

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Understanding Wage and Hour Regulations: BYO Lunch & Learn

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:00pm

Location: Temple SBDC, 1510 Cecil B Moore, PHILA PA 19121

Status: Open- 26 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2020 8:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Training Topics: Human Resources/Managing Employees
Description: Understanding Wage and Hour Regulations for New and Small Businesses Many small business owners have questions regarding their minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping obligations.

This event will give a brief overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and address common issues like:
– Is my business covered under the law?
– How is overtime calculated?
– Pay deduction issues
– What must be paid as “hours worked”?
– What records am I required to keep?
– What types of exemptions are there from minimum wage and overtime?

We will be joined by Elizabeth Zimmer-Mull, Community Outreach Resource & Planning Specialist for the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor. Feel free to bring your lunch to this event.

Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Center: Temple University SBDC Main Campus

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Facebook Basics for Business: BYO Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 12:00pm

Location: Temple SBDC, 1510 Cecil B Moore, PHILA PA 19121

Status: Open- 30 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 2/4/2020 11:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Training Topics: Marketing/Sales, Social Media
Description:With over 1 billion users and growing, Facebook is a crucial tool toward marketing your small business and- it is becoming more crucial by the day. Understanding how to create a presence and produce useful content is an important part of connecting with potential customers. This is a basic workshop for entrepreneurs with little to no Facebook experience. We will talk about those big questions – how and what to post.

During the workshop, we’ll focus on the following:
– How to set up your account- How to engage with customers (frequency/content)
– How to schedule posts
– How to advertise on Facebook
– ads vs boosts

Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Center: Temple University SBDC Main Campus

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