Training & Events

The RI Small Business Development Center has a variety of training to meet your needs and help develop or grow your business. By working hard and smart with us, you will be able to build a true competitive advantage for your business.  Choose from the workshops at our various locations shown below. See Training and Event Policies!


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Sort through the many issues that entrepreneurs face when planning and starting a small business. This interactive workshop will address feasibility assessment, identifying gaps in your plan, key financial planning documents, forms of organization, and the RI Department of State website detailing compliance requirements. Both traditional and progressive tools like The Big Idea and the Value Proposition Canvas will help you to overcome the obstacles to success. Also, learn about business development initiatives from the City of East Providence and East Providence Chamber of Commerce representatives. Extend this workshop through no cost business counseling with the RI SBDC.
Speaker: Jude Kostas, Esq, Amanda Caetano, Amit Basnet, Dennis McCarthy
Think Big We Do

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