Tue
May 16
2017

Understanding Business Financials | Financial Statements

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

Do you understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business?

Having a successful business means understanding the financial side of your business. In this series, you will learn to read AND understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business, how to prepare for future loan needs, how your credit can affect you, the importance of recordkeeping, and much more.

Thu
May 18
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Small Business Certification

9:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Are you leaving money on the table?

Each year millions of dollars in small business set-asides go unclaimed, because businesses do not know that they qualify, or that these opportunities exist. In this training, you’ll learn about certifications, how to apply, the pitfalls of the application process, NAICS codes, ORCA, SAM, and other resources available. Understand how to gain access to capital and become more marketable to the government and primes by attending this training.

Fri
May 19
2017

Engage in Entrepreneurship: Orientation

11:00am – 12:00pm
LocationThe Catalyst
CostFREE

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
May 22
2017

Entrepreneur Boot Camp: FastTrac® NewVenture ™

Monday Nights: 5pm – 8pm
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
CostCost: $350 for 8-Week Series ($700 Value)

This program is designed to introduce you to the key elements of successful entrepreneurship. This is a comprehensive series with a proven framework to help support aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses and begin their journeys to success. The Catalyst teaches the series in an interactive, group-oriented environment where participants are encouraged to network with one another to bolster their business ideas.

Tue
May 23
2017

Understanding Business Financials | Cash Flow

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

Do you understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business?

Having a successful business means understanding the financial side of your business. In this series, you will learn to read AND understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business, how to prepare for future loan needs, how your credit can affect you, the importance of recordkeeping, and much more.

Thu
May 25
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Government Contracting Accounting Introduction

9:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Learn how your accounting system needs to be designed to do business with the government. You will be introduced to accounting system setup, classification and allocation of costs, and the guidance reference material that is available for government contractors. We will briefly cover the Information for Contractors and FAR Part 31.

Tue
May 30
2017

Understanding Business Financials | Preparing to Access Capital

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

Do you understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business?

Having a successful business means understanding the financial side of your business. In this series, you will learn to read AND understand what your financial statements say about the health of your business, how to prepare for future loan needs, how your credit can affect you, the importance of recordkeeping, and much more.

Thu
Jun 1
2017

Mompreneur Monthly Meetup

12:00pm – 1:00pm (Brownbag Lunch)
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$10 in advance; $20 at the door

A mom is a mom, but a mom who is an entrepreneur is a mompreneur. Are you a full-fledged mompreneur or are you striving to be one? Are you looking for a more flexible way to stay in the workforce while raising a family? Do you work from home and feel secluded and without a network? Join us at the Mompreneur Monthly Meetup to take some time out just for you.

Each month, hear from a successful mompreneur while networking with other mompreneurs just like you. As a result, you will not only take an hour to work ON your business, versus IN your business, but you will:

  • Get Inspired
  • Build Stronger Relationships
  • Get Advice on How to Juggle it All
  • Let Go of the Mom Guilt – and Start Focusing on Your Business
  • Network, Network, Network

Not that you need a reminder, but moms are awesome and mompreneurs rock.

Thu
Jun 1
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Strategic Planning

9:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Learn how to simplify Strategic Planning for your organization. You will be introduced to why the Leadership Team must be a trusted team. In addition, we will cover the definitions and focus on the alignment of the organization with the strategy. Regardless of your products and services, we will focus on the process that yields the strategy. We will review Vision, Mission, Values, and Implementation techniques.

Fri
Jun 2
2017

Engage in Entrepreneurship: Orientation

11:00am – 12:00pm
LocationThe Catalyst
CostFREE

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
Jun 5
2017

Entrepreneur Boot Camp: FastTrac® NewVenture ™

Monday Nights: 5pm – 8pm
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
CostCost: $350 for 8-Week Series ($700 Value)

This program is designed to introduce you to the key elements of successful entrepreneurship. This is a comprehensive series with a proven framework to help support aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses and begin their journeys to success. The Catalyst teaches the series in an interactive, group-oriented environment where participants are encouraged to network with one another to bolster their business ideas.

Thu
Jun 8
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Importance of Teaming

9:00 am – 11:00 am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door; Best Value: sign up for all 6 and get 1 free

In the government sector, the growth in the size and complexity of procurements along with their commitment to promoting small business development, have made teaming a necessity. Knowing who to team with and when to team can be a deciding factor in your company's success. This workshop will give an overview of teaming including the benefits, expectations, and myths as well as how to find team mates, what a teaming agreement is, teaming agreement tips, and the possibilities of becoming a Prime.

Mon
Jun 12
2017

Entrepreneur Boot Camp: FastTrac® NewVenture ™

Monday Nights: 5pm – 8pm
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$350 for 8-Week Series ($700 Value)

This program is designed to introduce you to the key elements of successful entrepreneurship. This is a comprehensive series with a proven framework to help support aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses and begin their journeys to success. The Catalyst teaches the series in an interactive, group-oriented environment where participants are encouraged to network with one another to bolster their business ideas.

Mon
Jun 12
2017

Power Hour: Ask Questions. Get Answers.

11:00am – 12:00pm (Brownbag Lunch)
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$10 in advance; $20 at the door

As an entrepreneur, the temptation to do everything yourself is strong. In reality, you cannot be an expert at everything and you do not have enough time in the day to do it all. You need people, and we have got you covered through Power Hour.

Join this group coaching session with subject matter experts and topics ranging from finance and marketing to legal and government contracting and everything in between.

Thu
Jun 15
2017

Government Contracting Credentials: Capability Statement Development

9:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Explore and discover what your capabilities statement communicates about your value proposition. Assess whether you are describing your capabilities in a manner that appeals to potential customers. Learn what government customers are thinking about in order to construct your capability statement to meet their needs. Analyze how you can meet market needs.

 

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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