Women’s Business Education

Goal Setting for Success Masterclass – Webinar

Overcome self-doubt, increase confidence and achieve goals faster. This interactive workshop will provide practical tools and strategies to help you regain confidence, gain clarity for personal or professional goals, and set a clear plan with actionable steps. 

Art for Stress Relief: Brain Dump – Webinar – $10 Course Fee

In this session, you will learn how to use simple art materials to express and contain all the things swirling and racing around in your head. Sivan will teach and guide you through a simple art exercise that you will be able to then use on your own anytime you need to check in with yourself so that you can focus or sleep.

8a Business Development Program – Government Contracting – Click here for class info and to register

Join us for an introduction to the SBA's 8a Business Development Program for those interested in Government Contracting. This program is designed to assist small businesses meeting specific socio-economic factors who are looking to use government contracting as a means to grow their business. Learn about program benefits, requirements and qualifications and how to apply.

First Steps of Starting Your Own Business – Click here for class info and to register

This session is tailored for aspiring entrepreneurs. It will cover the essentials of small business ownership, including the pros and cons, necessary skills and resources, Maryland's specific business requirements, the importance of credit, and the critical role of a business plan. This webinar is your first step towards turning your business idea into a reality in Maryland.

WOSB Woman Owned Small Business – Government Contracting – Click here for class info and to register

Join us for an introduction to the SBA's Woman Owned Small Business Certification for female entrepreneurs interested in expanding their businesses through Government Contracting. Learn about program benefits, requirements and qualifications and how to apply.

Financing Options for Your Small Business – Click here for class info and to register

Do you need capital to start or expand your small business? Learn about financing programs, backed by the SBA, to determine which program is right for your business. This session will also review what lenders are looking for, how to prepare before submitting an application and resources available to assist you with determining your funding needs and preparing your business plan.

Resources for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses – Click here for class info and to register

Are you a military veteran or military spouse currently running or looking to start a small business? Join us to learn about a variety of resources available to assist you in starting or growing your small business. Session will discuss free counseling/mentoring, financing programs and government contracting assistance.

SBA Q & A – Click here for class info and to register

The holiday season is here and calendars are full. No time to attend a full session? Don't worry, just drop in online to ask your questions and get on with your day. There will not be a formal presentation, but SBA staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have about SBA's counseling, contracting and financing programs to assist entrepreneurs as they start and grow their small businesses.

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