SBA announces free webinars for small businesses Aug. 12-16

NASHVILLE – The SBA has announced the following free webinars for small businesses. 

Monday, August 12, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. CST, Online

Understanding RFPS:  Basics of Federal contracting. For more information and to register, click here.


Monday, August 12, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. CST, Online

Federal Contracting Basics: Basics of Federal Contracting. For more information and to register, click here


Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. CST, Online

How to do Business with the Federal Government (Refresher):  As firms enter the next phase of the business development program, this course serves as a refresher to Phase 1 but with a different perspective. For more information and to register, click here


Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. CST, Online

Module 5-Data Security:   This module will discuss why protecting data should be at the heart of your cybersecurity program, the types of data you are responsible for and threats to that data. For more information and to register, click here


Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Online

Developing the Technical and Past Performance Proposals: Basics of developing the technical and past performance volumes in response to the RFP. For more information and to register, click here


Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m. CST, Online 

Module 6-Security Frameworks and Standards: In this module, you will learn about cybersecurity standards and discuss several frameworks that are relevant to cybersecurity. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Online 

Developing the Cost Proposal: Basics of developing the Cost Proposal in response the Request for Proposal. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. CST, Online

Module 3-Endpoint Security: In this module, you’ll learn about how endpoint devices such as laptops, desktops, tablet computers and mobile devices can offer cybercriminals a gateway into your company’s networks and data. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. CST, Online

Managing Growth: Learn how successful companies scale their business development, HR, project management, and other operations. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. CST, Online

Module 4-Network Security: In this module, a discussion is held on what it takes to properly secure a business network, explore the various threats networks commonly face, and how the concept of defense-in-depth applies to protecting your network. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Online 

Managing and Administrating Contracts:  Basics of Managing and Administrating Government Contracts. For more information and to register, click here


Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. CST, Online

Module 7-Laws and Regulatory Compliance: In this module, a discussion held on State, Federal and international laws and regulations you and your company will be expected to follow when you have a data breach or possess and process your customer’s or employee’s sensitive data. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, August 15, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Online

Teaming-JVs, MPAs, & You: As a potential protégé, understand how SBA’s JV and Mentor-Protégé programs can support the growth of your business. For more information and to register, click here


Thursday, August 15, 2019, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. CST, Online

Module 8-Breaches, Security Crises, and Incident Response: In this module, we’ll conduct a detailed exploration of the targets, motivations and techniques of hackers, as well as various types of common attacks. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, August 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. CST, Online

Module 15-Securing Cloud Services: This class will provide detailed discussion on how to maximize security when using cloud-based storage and services. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, August 16, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CST, Online

Module 16-Securing Your Online Life: This class will discuss how to secure both a small business online presence and the online life of the individual participant. For more information and to register, click here.

Michelle Price is the managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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