Tue
Mar 21
2017

Technology Transfer & Commercialization

9:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door; Best Value: Buy all 6 modules, get 1 free

Technology Transfer & Commercialization Series Schedule:

  • Tue Mar 21 – Introduction to Technology Transfer & Commercialization
  • Tue Mar 28 – Assessing and managing Expectations
  • Tue Apr 4 – New Venture Creation
  • Tue Apr 11 – Diving Deeper into Intellectual Property (IP) and Licensing
  • Tue Apr 18 – Free IP (Doing Business with the Government)
  • Tue Apr 25 – Doing Business Abroad

Thu
Mar 23
2017

Hands-on QuickBooks Online

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$75 per class or $200 for series

Hands-On QuickBooks Online is a crash-course on how to manage your finances learning basic usage to more in-depth features. We will cater to your QuickBooks Online proficiency level and focus on areas relevant to your needs, including automatic send and schedule transactions, attaching documents using your mobile device, or uploads on your computer, relabeling your customers if you call them something else, and find out how your bank transactions download automatically each night. Spending just a few hours enhancing your skills can give you a large return on your investment

Thu
Mar 23
2017

Hands-on QuickBooks Online: Level 1

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$75 per class or $200 for series

Hands-On QuickBooks Online is a crash-course on how to manage your finances learning basic usage to more in-depth features. We will cater to your QuickBooks Online proficiency level and focus on areas relevant to your needs, including automatic send and schedule transactions, attaching documents using your mobile device, or uploads on your computer, relabeling your customers if you call them something else, and find out how your bank transactions download automatically each night. Spending just a few hours enhancing your skills can give you a large return on your investment

Fri
Mar 24
2017

Engage in Entrepreneurship: Orientation

11:00am – 12:00pm
LocationThe Catalyst
CostFREE

As an entrepreneur, you may discover you have more questions than answers, but you may not know where to turn.  Come learn how The Catalyst and our Engage  in Entrepreneurship program can assist you with every step of your small business – from idea to reality. In addition, learn what local resources are available through the entrepreneurial ecosystem, gain successful tips for growth, and build your support system.

Click here to learn more about all the steps in our Engage in Entrepreneurship Program.

Tue
Mar 28
2017

Technology Transfer & Commercialization: Assessing and Managing Expectations

9:00am – 11:30am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Learn what to expect from the technology commercialization process and how to navigate throughout the various stages of development of an innovation.  Content includes entrepreneur expectations, investor expectations, intellectual property valuation methodologies, negotiating tactics, alternative ways to raise capital, and how to get started.

Wed
Mar 29
2017

Preparing to Prime: Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Growth

8:00am-5:00pm
LocationDynetics, Solutions Complex, 1004 Explorer Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL 35806
Cost$99 in advance; $109 at the door

3rd Annual Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Event

This one-day event is designed to empower Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) or any small business to understand how to prepare your business infrastructure to be a successful prime candidate, how to make informed decisions on when to bid, who to partner with and the teaming arrangements to consider, how to transition from a subcontractor to a prime contractor role, and gain insights from successful women business owners.

Thu
Mar 30
2017

Hands-on QuickBooks Online: Level 2

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$75 per class or $200 for series

Hands-On QuickBooks Online is a crash-course on how to manage your finances learning basic usage to more in-depth features. We will cater to your QuickBooks Online proficiency level and focus on areas relevant to your needs, including automatic send and schedule transactions, attaching documents using your mobile device, or uploads on your computer, relabeling your customers if you call them something else, and find out how your bank transactions download automatically each night. Spending just a few hours enhancing your skills can give you a large return on your investment

Fri
Mar 31
2017

Engage in Entrepreneurship: Assessment

11:00am – 1:00pm
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

After completing the Engage Orientation, bring your ideas, questions, and business goals to the Engage Assessment. Surrounded by other like-minded entrepreneurs, you will complete your personal business assessment. In the Assessment, you will work to perfect your business vision, value proposition, properly define your customer segments, identity potential revenue streams, and more. The work you complete in the Engage Assessment builds your business roadmap and prepares you for our one-on-one coaching. 

Click here to learn more about all the steps in our Engage in Entrepreneurship Program.

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Tue
Apr 4
2017

Technology Transfer & Commercialization: New Venture Creation

9:00am – 11:30am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door; Best Value: Buy all 6 get 1 free

Are you ready to turn your idea or technology into a promising business that can attract investors?

 

Risk-taking is almost synonymous with entrepreneurship, whether forming a tech start-up, or growing a small business.  However, risk is greatly reduced when you are equipped with the proper tools to create, identify, assess, and shape opportunities related to new venture creation.  Those attending the New Venture Creation workshop will study both the theory, and practical application behind venture creation.  Attendees will receive the knowledge necessary to transform ideas into sustainable businesses.  This course covers basic start-up business modules, team formation principles, and the pitfalls of startup.  Attend and learn how to build a solid business or organization around the idea you developed in today’s competitive environment.

Thu
Apr 6
2017

Hands-on QuickBooks Online: Level 3

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$75 per class or $200 for series

Hands-On QuickBooks Online is a crash-course on how to manage your finances learning basic usage to more in-depth features. We will cater to your QuickBooks Online proficiency level and focus on areas relevant to your needs, including automatic send and schedule transactions, attaching documents using your mobile device, or uploads on your computer, relabeling your customers if you call them something else, and find out how your bank transactions download automatically each night. Spending just a few hours enhancing your skills can give you a large return on your investment

Thu
Apr 6
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Introduction to Doing Business with the Government

9:00 am – 11:00 am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door; Best Value: sign up for all 6 and get 1 free

You know you want to do business with the Government, but what do you do next?

This introductory workshop is a procedural step-by-step process that will enhance your potential for success when doing business with the government.  Learning from experienced professionals can be advantageous as you navigate through a highly competitive industry.  Gain industry-relevant knowledge, practical skills, identify best methods, and avoid risk as you are instructed by professionals who have already successfully mastered the world of government contracting.

Thu
Apr 6
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Level 1 For Beginners

9:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 per module in advance; $60 per module in advance

Best Value: Sign up for all 6 and get 1 free


Schedule for Government Contracting Credentials Level 1

  • Thu Apr 6 - Introduction to Doing Business with the Government
  • Thu Apr 13 - Small Business Certifications 
  • Thu Apr 20 - Government Contracting Accounting Introduction
  • Thu Apr 27 - Capabilities Statement
  • Thu May 4 - Importance of Teaming

You know you want to do business with the Government, but what do you do next?

This introductory workshop is a procedural step-by-step process that will enhance your potential for success when doing business with the government. Learning from experienced professionals can be advantageous as you navigate through a highly competitive industry. Gain industry-relevant knowledge, practical skills, identify best methods, and avoid risk as you are instructed by professionals who have already successfully mastered the world of government contracting.

Learn more about Services offered to Government Contractors
Thu
Apr 6
2017

Mompreneur Monthly Meetup

12:00pm – 1:00pm (Brownbag Lunch)
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$10 in advance; $20 at the door

A mom is a mom, but a mom who is an entrepreneur is a mompreneur. Are you a full-fledged mompreneur or are you striving to be one? Are you looking for a more flexible way to stay in the workforce while raising a family? Do you work from home and feel secluded and without a network? Join us at the Mompreneur Monthly Meetup to take some time out just for you.

Each month, hear from a successful mompreneur while networking with other mompreneurs just like you. As a result, you will not only take an hour to work ON your business, versus IN your business, and you will:

  • Get Inspired
  • Build Stronger Relationships
  • Get Advice on How to Juggle it All
  • Let Go of the Mom Guilt – and Start Focusing on Your Business
  • Network, Network, Network
Wed
Apr 12
2017

Excel for Small Business Series: Level 1

8:30am - 11:30am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$60 per session in advance ; $70 per session

Do you use Excel but always feel like you are “faking it” or just getting by?  Do you know how to do basic functions but want to know how to use Excel like a pro?  Do you want to learn from an expert and a patient teacher in a hands-on environment?  If the answer is yes to any of these questions, join us for our Excel for Small Business Level 1.  We start with the basics and build our way up.  You will be surprised to learn how much you “don’t know” and how easy it really is.

 

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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received no later than 24 hours before the event. If you are unable to attend and do not cancel by the deadline, you will not be eligible for a refund. All Catalyst and SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Accommodations will be provided to clients with limited English proficiency when requested at least two weeks in advance. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. If you have a complaint or EEO-related questions, please contact Joanne Randolph, Catalyst President & CEO, at 256-428-8190.

Get in Touch


The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
515 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816

Phone: 256-428-8190
Email: info@catalystcenter.org