Past Events

  • August 15th, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: Supplier Diversity and How to Develop your Strategy for Success

    Registration Deadline: 8/15/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: Registration & Coffee at 8:00am. Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-7281
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • August 13th, 2019

    August Temple Business Roundtable: Growth Mindset for Entrepreneurs

    Registration Deadline: 8/13/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topic: Business Plan
    Description: Are you ready to grow your business and take it to the next stage? Perhaps you are thinking about exporting, bidding on a large contract, launching a new product, or adding to your staff? Entrepreneurs with a “growth” mindset are able to learn from mistakes and use them to “grow” their business, whereas those with a fixed mindset might dwell on failures and see setbacks as a reason to give up. Join us for this workshop with exercises to help foster a growth mindset and access to industry experts.

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

  • August 8th, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: Putting Together a Budget for Procurement Terms

    Registration Deadline: 8/08/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: Registration & Coffee at 8:00am. Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • August 7th, 2019

    Hiring Incentives

    Registration Deadline: 8/07/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Human Resources/Managing Employees
    Description: Thinking about your next hire? Philadelphia’s on-the-job training program assists employers with the cost of hiring and training new employees. Employers can train new employees at their place of business while being reimbursed 50 percent of gross wages during training. Find out more about this program.

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

  • August 1st, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: How to Respond to an RFP

    Registration Deadline: 8/01/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Government Contracting, Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: The big picture and the details, all you need to respond to an RFP professionally. Registration & Coffee at 8:00am. Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • July 25th, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: Navigating the Procurement Process

    Registration Deadline: 7/25/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: Where to start? Who to talk to? This workshop will talk you through the procurement process Registration & Coffee at 8:00am Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • July 18th, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: Writing an Effective Capability Statement

    Registration Deadline: 7/18/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Government Contracting, Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: Showcase your business in the best light with an effective capability statement Registration & Coffee at 8:00am Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • July 11th, 2019

    Procurement Summer Workshop Series: The Value of Obtaining Certification

    Registration Deadline: 7/11/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Selling to Government, Subcontracting
    Description: Curious about certifications and how they can benefit your business? This workshop is for you Registration & Coffee at 8:00am Presentation to start at 8:15am

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • June 20th, 2019

    Global Mindset Series: Leveraging Trade Shows & Introduction to Tariffs

    Registration Deadline: 6/20/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Exporting
    Description: A three part series for those thinking about expanding their business internationally Understand how to find the right tradeshows in your industry to meet international sales partners and clients. Understand how to read the tariffs and how trade policies can affect your business.

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • June 19th, 2019

    Global Mindset Series: Engaging Your Network To Score International Sales

    Registration Deadline: 6/19/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Exporting
    Description: A three part series for those thinking about expanding their business internationally. Assess your channels of distribution and Company’s Export Readiness.

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • June 18th, 2019

    Global Mindset Series: Building Cultural Competency for Business Communication

    Registration Deadline: 6/18/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
    Fee: No Fee

    Training Topics: Exporting
    Description: A three part series for those thinking about expanding their business internationally We all have different communication styles. Decodify multicultural communication and learn about the cultural difference framework through European anecdotes

    Point of Contact: Kiki Leavy (215) 204-2375
    Center: Temple University SBDC

  • June 6th, 2019

    FOX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: THE SECRETS TO STARTUP SURVIVAL

    Registration Fee:

    $15 for Temple alumni and current students
    $20 for non-alumni

    Event Description:

    This is a professional development event for alumni and students either currently working in an entrepreneurial environment, interested in starting their own business or who have a strong interest in learning more about entrepreneurial opportunities. The event will host panelists with experience providing key services to entrepreneurs and startups, or have launched successful entrepreneurial ventures themselves.

    Moderated by Ellen Weber, executive director of Fox’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute and Robin Hood Ventures, the panel will provide professional value to attendees by highlighting key areas of startup success and specialized support services for startups that are available in the business community.

    This unique event will be held in the new IEI Accelerator space at 1810 Liacouras Walk, and has a maximum capacity of 50 attendees. There will be an open discussion with time for questions and an opportunity to network. Food will be provided.

    Panelists:

    • Jeff Bruno, MBA: Founder, Your Outsourced CFO
    • Maura Shenker, Director, Temple University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
    • Lisa Peskin, Founder and CEO of Business Development University (BDU)

    Event Sponsored By:

    The Fox School of Business Alumni Association

    Event Contact

    Kelly O’Donnell
    kodonnell@temple.edu

  • May 14th, 2019

    May Temple Business Roundtable: Northeast Philadelphia

    Considering starting a business but not sure where to start? This FREE event is for you. Network with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs and learn from our expert panel who will address challenges faced by small business owners. We will focus some of our attention on businesses in North East Philadelphia. (Note this event was rescheduled twice due to weather)

  • April 25th, 2019

    Building Communities: 2019 Philadelphia Construction Mixer

  • April 24th, 2019

    Temple Business Roundtable – April

  • April 13th, 2019

    Pitch Deck Bootcamp

    Thinking about starting your own business? Then you need a plan. Join us for a 3 hour workshop to hone your idea and create your own Pitch Deck!

  • April 12th, 2019

    Building a Resilient Supply Chain

    Join Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and our director, Maura, for this important conversation about how businesses can and should use resources for disaster planning”

  • March 22nd, 2019

    Temple Business Roundtable – March

    Considering starting a business but not sure where to start? This FREE event is for you. Network with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs and learn from our expert panel who will address challenges faced by small business owners.

  • March 21st, 2019

    Incubator Lunch and Learn

  • March 20th, 2019

    Ambler Ribbon Cutting

  • March 18th, 2019

    Supplier Diversity Event

    Join us after work for this event at Temple Center City Campus. The Diversity Procurement event is in collaboration with the diversity chambers and large prime contractors. This is the perfect opportunity for small contractors to meet procurement decision-makers at large Philadelphia Institutions and learn what they need to do to secure contracts and sub-contracts. Businesses with MBE/WBE/DBE are encouraged to attend. Bring your business cards.

  • February 19th, 2019

    Temple Business Roundtable – February

    Considering starting a business but not sure where to start? This FREE event is for you. Network with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs and learn from our expert panel who will address challenges faced by small business owners. This month’s panel will focus on procurement.

  • February 12th, 2019

    Temple Business Roundtable – January (RESCHEDULED)

    Considering starting a business but not sure where to start? This FREE event is for you. Network with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs and learn from our expert panel who will address challenges faced by small business owners.

  • February 6th, 2019

    Legal Formation- Free Clinic

    LLC, S Corp, Sole Proprietorship? Unsure of the best way to form your business? Join us for a FREE information session with an attorney on forming your business.

  • January 28th, 2019

    Grow with Google

    Grow with Google is bringing free digital skills workshops and one-on-one coaching to Pennsylvania. We’re teaming up with local libraries throughout the state to offer these trainings so that Pennsylvanians have the opportunity to learn digital skills to help you grow your career or business.

    Check out the cities we’re visiting and signup for one of our events.

    If you can’t make it, don’t worry, all of our free tools and resources are available at google.com/grow.

  • December 6th, 2018

    Temple Business Roundtable Series – December

  • November 14th, 2018

    Temple Business Roundtable Series – November

  • October 23rd, 2018

    Temple Business Roundtable Series – October

  • July 28th, 2018

    BOOM! Construction Management Certificate Coffee & Chat

    Construction management combines two of the most important industries in Philadelphia – building and business. Our Construction Management Certificate is an intensive 9-month program designed for existing and aspiring independent contractors who want to succeed in this $1 trillion industry. You get the tools you need to meet tighter project delivery times while learning to navigate the complex environment of regulatory and economic challenges. Temple University Small Business Development Center (TU SBDC) teaches you the specialized project management techniques you need to manage the planning, design, and construction of a project, from beginning (pre-design) to end (closeout). After completing the program you’ll be able to control a project’s time, cost, safety record, and quality – for all types of projects.

    Join us on Saturday July 28, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm to learn more about this program, meet the instructors in person, and better understand how the SBDC can help you reach your goals.