Tue
May 30
2017

Introduction to Government Contracting, DCAA Contract Audits and Doing Business with DoD

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

Tue
May 30
2017

Government Contracting Accounting

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

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.

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.

Tue
Jun 6
2017

Contractor Bid Proposals

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

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.

Tue
Jun 13
2017

Quality Management for your Business ISO 9001:2015 / AS9100D

9:00am – 12:00pm
LocationThe Catalyst
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

ISO 9001:2015 is a quality management standard that can be used by any business to drive quality and continual improvement. Your potential customers may require certification to this standard for supplier qualification. Find out more about implementing this standard and its related aerospace version, AS9100D.

Tue
Jun 13
2017

Networking for Women | Strong Coffee, Strong Women - June 2017

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
LocationHuntsville Botanical Gardens/Carriage House 4747 Bob Wallace Ave., Huntsville, AL 35805
Cost$15 in advance; $25 at the door

Fueled by caffeine and passionate entrepreneurs and business leaders, this morning networking event is for women who are focused on achieving something every day. Networking creates new pathways for you and your business. It is not always about who you know, but who knows you.

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 business women and experts.

Tue
Jun 13
2017

Making Time for Success | Goal Setting and Time Management

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LocationThe Catalyst Center, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost$25 in advance; $35 at the door

In this Goal Setting and Time Management hands-on workshop, you will learn how to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute like a professional. In just a couple of hours, you’ll learn how to make the switch that will change the way you think about and prioritize your work for the rest of your life, and learn the system that will keep you organized and on-track month after month.

Tue
Jun 13
2017

Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 1

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

Thu
Jun 15
2017

Networking with the Government | Doing Business with the State of Alabama

8:00am – 11:00am
LocationThe Jackson Center
6001 Moquin Drive, Huntsvile, AL 35806
Cost$45 in advance; $55 at the door

Do you sell goods or services the State of Alabama buys? If so, this event is for you. This program includes information on how to do business with the State of Alabama, followed by an opportunity to network directly with representatives from various State departments. 

Fri
Jun 16
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.

Tue
Jun 20
2017

Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 2

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

Tue
Jun 27
2017

Contractor Invoicing and Contract Close-Out

9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesdays)
LocationThe Catalyst, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost$35 in advance, $45 at the door, $140 for all modules in advance

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting. Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

 

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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