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Growing an Established Company

You have started your business and now you think you are ready to grow. How do you really know if you and your company are ready for the next step? This course will help you determine if a growth...

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Legal Requirements for Small Business

As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners.

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Pricing Models for Successful Business

This course explains pricing models your business might adopt. Learn how to set prices, calculate costs, assess competitors and much more. 

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Introduction to Pricing

Learn about pricing and the impact that it has on the success of your business. From determining your price to implementing your pricing strategy this course will give you the resources to sound...

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Establishing Values for Your Business

The values and culture of your company have a direct effect on your employees, customers and ultimately your bottom line. What are you doing to establish, cultivate and grow this precious...

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

What is intellectual property and how do you protect your ideas? This course gives an overview of intellectual properties and explains how to protect them. Learn why you should protect your...

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Small Business Employee Recruitment and Retention

The talent and expertise of your employees is one of your businesses’ greatest assets. This course reveals recruiting and retaining strategies to help you locate, recruit, and retain talented...

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Selling Your Business

This self-paced training exercise will give you an overview of how to sell or close a business.

Topics covered include defining a business exit strategy, transferring ownership of a...

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Customer Service

This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to customer service and how it impacts your business

Topics include: Defining what good customer service is, implementing good customer...

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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business.

Topics include: Defining cybersecurity; Explaining the importance of securing...

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Disaster Recovery: A guide to SBA's Disaster Assistance Programs

This self-paced guide is designed to provide an overview of SBA’s assistance programs, resources, tips, and regulations.

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The Recovery Through Retrofit Initiative: Creating Jobs and Saving Homeowners Money

This course will provide an overview of the progress of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative, the skills needed to make American.

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Take Your Business Global - An Introduction to Exporting

This course is  intended to be a guide for small businesses to help determine if exporting, as a business strategy, makes sense and whether the basic ingredients for export readiness are in-place...

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Crime Prevention: A Guide for Small Businesses

The course is directed to small business owners who are concerned about crimes within and around their businesses. This module will help you become aware of how crime can affect your firm and...

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America's Best: Ruiz Foods, Dinuba, CA

Founded in 1964, Ruiz Foods is the top seller of frozen Mexican dishes in the United States.  Under the brand names of El Monterey and Tornados, it produces nearly 200 frozen Mexican foods.  Ruiz...

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America's Best: Radio One, Inc., , Lanham, MD

Among the largest African-American owned and operated media corporations in the United States, Radio One was started by Catherine L. Hughes in 1980. Radio One owns and/or operates 53 radio...

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America's Best: Columbia Sportswear Company, Portland, OR

Rescued from near bankruptcy, Gert Boyle took over operations of Columbia, started by her parents, and turned it into a $1 billion company. The business received an SBA-backed loan for $15,000 in...

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America's Best: Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation, Port Washington, WI

Established in 1922, Allen Edmonds operates 32 retail stores in 17 states, and is among a small minority of companies continuing to produce the majority of their shoes domestically. Between 1979...

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Construction Safety and OSHA Compliance

Learn how to recognize hazards and become familiar with OSHA standards and guidance information for construction employers and employees.

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Where Will Your Next Customer Come From?

Small businesses looking to grow should look beyond the U.S. borders to find new customers. Learn about government resources to help you begin or expand exporting.

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Strategies for Growth: Disaster Recovery - Short Cut: Embolden

Ann-Marie Harrington, SBA Rhode Island Small Busines Person of the Year 2009, discusses the merits of Disaster Recovery planning.

The SBA/Dell Strategies for Growth series presents...

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Strategies for Growth: Team Building - Short Cut

Mary Tappouni, SBA Florida Small Business Person of the Year 2009 discusses hiring techniques for Breaking Ground Contracting.

Very few persons succeed or fail by themselves. One of the...

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SBA Delivering Success: Promoting & Growing Your Business

Three entrepreneurs describe how they found success through innovative ways to promote, market, and grow their businesses.

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Postal Service...

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Entrepreneur's Spotlight: Maintaining Business Success

Kathleen Devlin will share her story of perseverance and success with other entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners, and provide helpful insights on the successes and challenges of...

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Cash Flow Management

Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business and critical in its growth. Small businesses are hugely dependent on their cash flow, and must either cut costs or scramble to find alternative funding...

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Small Business Spring Clean: How to Keep Your Business Ideas Fresh

No matter how small or large, working to boost your business and brand can go a long way. It’s the time of year to fertilize and prune to spur new growth -- business growth. Do you have questions...

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Growing Your Business Passion

Have you considered starting or growing your business? Are you wondering which strategies will lead you to success? Get practical tips from the owners of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Sauce during a...

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Growing an Established Company

You have started your business and now you think you are ready to grow. How do you really know if you and your company are ready for the next step? This course will help you determine if a growth...

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Legal Requirements for Small Business

As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners.

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Pricing Models for Successful Business

This course explains pricing models your business might adopt. Learn how to set prices, calculate costs, assess competitors and much more. 

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Introduction to Pricing

Learn about pricing and the impact that it has on the success of your business. From determining your price to implementing your pricing strategy this course will give you the resources to sound...

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Establishing Values for Your Business

The values and culture of your company have a direct effect on your employees, customers and ultimately your bottom line. What are you doing to establish, cultivate and grow this precious...

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

What is intellectual property and how do you protect your ideas? This course gives an overview of intellectual properties and explains how to protect them. Learn why you should protect your...

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Small Business Employee Recruitment and Retention

The talent and expertise of your employees is one of your businesses’ greatest assets. This course reveals recruiting and retaining strategies to help you locate, recruit, and retain talented...

Go to Course
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Selling Your Business

This self-paced training exercise will give you an overview of how to sell or close a business.

Topics covered include defining a business exit strategy, transferring ownership of a...

Go to Course
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Customer Service

This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to customer service and how it impacts your business

Topics include: Defining what good customer service is, implementing good customer...

Go to Course
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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business.

Topics include: Defining cybersecurity; Explaining the importance of securing...

Go to Course
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Disaster Recovery: A guide to SBA's Disaster Assistance Programs

This self-paced guide is designed to provide an overview of SBA’s assistance programs, resources, tips, and regulations.

Go to Course
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The Recovery Through Retrofit Initiative: Creating Jobs and Saving Homeowners Money

This course will provide an overview of the progress of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative, the skills needed to make American.

Go to Course
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Take Your Business Global - An Introduction to Exporting

This course is  intended to be a guide for small businesses to help determine if exporting, as a business strategy, makes sense and whether the basic ingredients for export readiness are in-place...

Go to Course
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Crime Prevention: A Guide for Small Businesses

The course is directed to small business owners who are concerned about crimes within and around their businesses. This module will help you become aware of how crime can affect your firm and...

Go to Course

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