Upcoming Programs

Thu
Jun 4
2020

Understanding ISO Certification - Government Contracting Credential Series Workshop

3:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom

Understanding ISO Certifications is workshop part of the Government Contracting Credential Series.

Learn from Jay Billings, Vice President of DMSC at DOD about ISO 9001, this international standard for a quality management system (QMS), and its sister standard AS 9100, the international QMS standard for the Aviation, Space and Defense (AS&D) industry, the family of Quality Management related certifications that more and more Government solicitations are requiring as needed for a responsive proposal.

Fri
Jun 5
2020

Catalyst Conversations: COVID-19 Recovery - Growing a Business Through Digital Platforms

9:00 - 10:00 am
LocationVirtual Classroom
CostFree

As “reopening” begins, we’ll discuss how to successfully leverage e-commerce, social media tools and apps to your advantage. We’ll also explore what’s made some companies “stand out” during this time, while others stagnate.

Fri
Jun 5
2020

Engage in Entrepreneurship

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom
CostFree

The Engage in Entrepreneurship program is the first step to building your community of support. Discover the importance of communicating your business effectively - so that you never miss an opportunity. This program is designed to give you the assistance and resources you need to be successful in your business venture - from idea to start-up to growth.

Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union

Tue
Jun 9
2020

Government Contracting 101

3:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom

This workshop is for individuals that are thinking about going into government contracting, or small businesses that are just starting out in Government Contracting. We will discuss how to get started and how to start growing. This will be a Beginner course and a Foundational Course for other Government Contracting Training and Coaching.

Thu
Jun 11
2020

OSHA Safety and Compliance - Government Contracting Credential Series Workshop

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom

The staff at Paychex, Inc. will educate you on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety and compliance requirements particularly with an emphasis on PPP loan requirements on debt forgiveness among other things. As we return to work, make sure that you are prepared by taking part in this essential workshop.

Tue
Jun 16
2020

Developing a Business Plan

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom
CostFree

Business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, you will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

Sponsor: BBVA 

Wed
Jun 17
2020

Mompreneur: Make Your Content Strategy Smarter Without Working Harder

10:00 – 11:00 am
LocationVirtual Classroom
CostFree

In this talk, we’ll explain how to make your content creation process easier by repurposing your best content to get even more mileage out of it. You’ll learn how to reuse your existing material in new, creative ways and where to republish your best work to reach an even bigger audience. We’ll also cover topics that make for easy content when you’re really in a pinch!

Sponsored by: Systems Products & Solutions

Thu
Jun 18
2020

Other Transaction Authorities - Government Contracting Credential Series Workshop

3:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom

Other Transaction Authorities(OTAs) are legally binding agreements that, when utilized in a research consortium, invite creative partnerships and collaboration between industry, academia, and government.

Hear from Stacey Lindbergh, Program Manager in the Advanced Technology International (ATI) Program Management Office, in a conversation about Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs).

Fri
Jun 19
2020

Engage in Entrepreneurship

11:00 am -1:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom
CostFree

The Engage in Entrepreneurship program is the first step to building your community of support. Discover the importance of communicating your business effectively - so that you never miss an opportunity. This program is designed to give you the assistance and resources you need to be successful in your business venture - from concept to start-up and as you continue to grow.

Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union

Tue
Jun 23
2020

To Bid or Not to Bid - Government Contracting Credential Series Workshop

2:00 - 4:00 pm
LocationVirtual Classroom

Jeffrey Shen, President of Red Team Consulting has over 20 years of proven leadership and expertise in federal contracting, corporate strategy, and business development. He will discuss real-life scenarios throughout this workshop on bidding on government contracts to give you tangible examples of a bid/no-bid process in action. You will leave with greater insight of how to make effective bid decisions from all types of angles, opportunities, and environments as opposed to a singular viewpoint.

Thu
Jun 25
2020

Strong Coffee Strong Women

8:30 - 9:30 am

At Strong Coffee, Strong Women, you will hear inspirational stories from successful women on how they grew professionally, overcame challenges, and got to where they are today.  You will also have the opportunity to network and connect with other strong, resourceful, and highly-productive businesswomen and experts.

 Sponsored by: Fernandez Financial Group

 

 

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Please note: 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. The Catalyst reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event without the expressed written permission of those included with the photograph/video. The Catalyst may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used, or contracted by The Catalyst included but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc. 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