Tue
Aug 1
2017

Networking with the Government | Doing Business with NASA

8-11am

Breakfast with NASA Primes is a great opportunity to receive an update on the Marshall Space Flight Program, and an overview of the NASA Mentor Protégé Program. The briefing will be followed by a panel of NASA Primes, who will present on what they are looking for in small business subcontractors, and conclude with an hour of networking and informal matchmaking with local NASA Primes.

Sponsor: Live Oak Bank

Tue
Jun 27
2017

Government Contract Accounting | Contractor Invoicing and Contract Close-Out

9-12pm

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

Sponsor: BID Designs

Tue
Jun 27
2017

Software Workshops | QuickBooks Desktop: Level 2

8:30-11:30am

This hands-on, interactive workshop will show you how to implement this software into your business practices and give you the tools to manage your business financials successfully. From basic usage to utilizing more in-depth features, you will learn how to enter important data in a timely manner so you are able to focus your attention on other aspects of the business while having peace of mind always knowing how your business is performing.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services

Wed
Jun 28
2017

Marketing for Small Business | Social Media 101

1-3pm

Unlock the secrets to staying on the leading edge of social media marketing and obtain real business results. This interactive workshop covers basic fundamentals for social media engagement, allowing you to gain the desired visibility you are seeking and capture the attention of your ideal customer.

Thu
Jun 29
2017

Microsoft Word | Producing Professional Materials

8:30–11:30am

Create, edit, and enhance your documents like a pro so they have a professional look every time. In this hands-on workshop you will learn advanced techniques that will help you create high-quality materials at the drop of a hat to give you a step up on your competitors and help you work smarter not harder.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services 

Fri
Jul 7
2017

Business Assistance | Engage Orientation

11-12pm

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.

Mon
Jul 10
2017

Ask Questions. Get Answers. | Power Hour

11-12pm

As an entrepreneur, the temptation to do everything yourself is strong. You need people, and we have got you covered through this group coaching session with our subject matter experts.

Tue
Jul 11
2017

Software Workshops | QuickBooks Desktop: Level 3

8:30-11:30am

This hands-on, interactive workshop will show you how to implement this software into your business practices and give you the tools to manage your business financials successfully. From basic usage to utilizing more in-depth features, you will learn how to enter important data in a timely manner so you are able to focus your attention on other aspects of the business while having peace of mind always knowing how your business is performing.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services 

Wed
Jul 12
2017

Software Workshops | Excel for Small Business: Level 1

8:30-11:30am

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.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services

Thu
Jul 13
2017

Moms in Business | Mompreneur Monthly Meetup

12–1pm

A mom who is an entrepreneur is a mompreneur. Each month, hear from a successful mompreneur while networking with other mompreneurs just like you. Take time to work ON your business, versus IN your business.

Tue
Jul 18
2017

Veteran Entrepreneurship | Boots to Business

8–5pm

This entrepreneurial training provided to transitioning service members explores self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan.

Wed
Jul 19
2017

Software Workshops | Excel for Small Business: Level 2

8:30-11:30am

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 you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for our three-part Excel program. 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.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services

Fri
Jul 21
2017

Business Assistance | Engage Orientation

11-12pm

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.

Wed
Jul 26
2017

Software Workshops | Excel for Small Business: Level 3

8:30-11:30am

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 you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for our three-part Excel program. 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.

Sponsor: On Deck IT Services

 

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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