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SKILLFUL Talent Lunch 'N Learn

Friday, June 07, 2019

The Aurora Chamber and Arapahoe/Douglas Works! present 
SKILLFUL® Talent Series Lunch 'N Learn

In this four-part training, you’ll learn how to adopt a skills-based approach to people management through activity-driven workshops using digital tools and free templates to set your company up for success. Businesses adopting this approach reduce staff vacancy by up to 70%, diversify their staff, double retention rates, and increase staff productivity on average by 22%.

June 11th, 12PM - 3PM
SKILLFUL Talent 101: Attract the Right Talent

SKILLFUL Talent 102: Candidate Evaluation
Lunch will be provided.  Learn more about Part 1 & 2 here...

June 25th, 12PM - 3PM
SKILLFUL Talent 103: Selection and Onboarding
SKILLFUL Talent 104: Employee Retention
Lunch will be provided.  Learn more about Part 3 & 4 here...

    

10th Women's Small Business Conference

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

  10th Annual Women's Small Business Conference
  Thursday, July 18th | 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  Sky Ute Casino Resort | Ignacio, CO
  $65/Attendee | $300/Exhibitor

  Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network
  and breakthrough to excellence with a day of educational seminars,
  one-on-one consulting, valuable networking opportunities,
  and exciting speakers!

Sheri Tingey, Owner, Alpaca Raft
Alpacka Raft started in the fall of 2000 as a collaboration between Sheri Tingey, the design genius behind all of the products, and her son Thor, who had just completed a 600-mile packrafting traverse of Alaska's Brooks Range and had some ideas for how to make a better performing packraft. Her journey to starting her business began when they received a second Ritt Kellog Fund grant and spent 39 days traversing 600-miles of the Brooks Range, where they found that the packrafts they used were wholly inadequate. Inspired by her trip, Sheri created her first boat that took the packraft world by storm. However, her success didn't come without its challenges and hurtles, where you will leave this talk feeling inspired on how Sheri overcame these obstacles and built for the future. For the full agenda, click here... 

 

R&D Tax Credit Program

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

TechSource is putting on a free, statewide webinar:
´╗┐How R&D Credits Could Benefit Your Business
June 18, 10AM - 11AM

  • The R&D tax credit program reimburses up to 10 percent of your Research & Development expenses.  Learn how to maximize your refund!
  • Presented by Thierry Lepoutre, President, Boostr Consulting, LLC
    Thierry has over 20 years experience providing consulting services to help innovative companies successfully claim R& D tax credits and obtain refunds from the government.

Download the PDF here.
RSVP: 
bit.ly/r-dcredit

Englewood Creates May 23

Friday, May 17, 2019

Englewood Creates endeavors to foster friendships and potential partnerships between creatives and small businesses throughout the Englewood area. This event will serve as a platform to educate attendees of tools, grants and small business resources, from the Aurora South Metro Small Business Development Center and City of Englewood's Economic Development Department. Guest speakers will include Englewood Mayor Linda Olson and Council Member Amy Martinez.

The event will be held May 23rd, 5PM - 8PM
Black Cube Headquarters | 2925 So. Umatilla St. | Englewood  80110

It is FREE, however, please register to attend, as spaced is limited!  Register on line here.

Construction Estimating & Bidding NEW DATE

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
   Construction Estimating & Bidding
   Have you been submitting quotes for construction projects but not
   getting the work? Do you need help figuring out the right cost for
   your bids? Do you want to start winning more subcontracts?
   If so, this workshop is a great opportunity to improve your
   estimating skills.  It will help you refine your estimating process
   and create more accurate bids for construction jobs.
 
The workshop will cover:  Estimating set up, details and software | Errors to avoid |
| Bidding | Bid follow up
Suggested Audience: Construction subcontractors, DBE certified firms, contractors interested in working on CDOT and other government construction projects, and any staff responsible for estimating construction jobs.
Thursday, May 30th | 1PM - 3PM | $15 |
Location: Aurora Municipal Center  | Register here...
   The instructor:  Bob Smith has 23 years of construction management
   experience, and 10 years as consultant to subcontractors with SBDC.
   Bob is the owner of Eaton Cole Construction services and is currently
   performing construction management services.
For a list of other upcoming Government Contracting Workshops, click here.