Career & Entrepreneurship Center

  CEC at St. Petersburg College

Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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QuickBooks
Tuesday, May 17th; 12-2PM

Description: Setting up a chart of accounts, creating invoices, paying bills, writing checks and tracking customers; this introductory class takes you through the basics. Presented by Michael Carlisle, Enrolled Agent.
Where: EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend

SBA Disaster Recovery Loan & Preparedness
Tuesday, May 31st; 12-2PM

Description: Learn about Disaster Preparedness by developing a plan to mitigate your risk. Educate yourself on preparedness as well as learning about the SBA Disaster Recovery Loan: when and where disaster loans are made, eligibility requirements, and the process to apply.
Where: EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SPC's Career Services offers free workshops, job fairs and other events. See SPC Career Services Events.

The event information provided is updated regularly, but these events are not managed by SPC. Students are encouraged to confirm event times, locations and costs prior to attendance.

SCORE Business Startup Basics
Tuesday, May 17th; 6-8PM

Description: 
Are you ready to start a new small business? This workshop will lead you through the steps you should take to be successful. Some of the topics for discussion are startup myths, critical success factors, your roles as a business owner, the most important business functions, cash flow, dealing with regulations, and finding good professional advisers. Sign up for this workshop to learn a no-nonsense approach to starting a business with a higher chance for success.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, May 18th; 9-10AM

Description:
Each week, Kaufman Foundation’s 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their start-up to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE |
Register to Attend

SCORE LinkedIn for Social Selling
Thursday, May 19th; 6-8PM

Description: What is your "personal style" and how does this integrate with your social selling on Linkedin? This free educational small business workshop will introduce you to your personal style and integrate this with social selling on Linkedin.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

Business and Economic Empowerment Conference 
Saturday, May 21st; 8AM-4PM

Description: The Florida Business and Economic Empowerment Planning Committee of the Tampa Bay area is proud to announce its first statewide conference for developing and nurturing business and economic entrepreneurship in our urban communities. The theme for this year is "The Desire for Change through Community Entrepreneurship."
Where: Pinellas Technical College, 901 34th Street South, St Petersburg 33711
$15 | Please RSVP to Attend.

How To Apply for a SBA Loans
Tuesday, May 24th; 2-4 PM

Description: Learn about how to apply for SBA loans and financing programs.  Loan programs, loan eligibility, and available SBA Lenders for your type of business will be discussed.
Where: Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery for Small Business Owners
Tuesday, May 24th; 6-8PM

Description: Is your business prepared for a disaster? Unfortunately, the sun does not always shine in Tampa Bay; but if you are prepared, your business may shine through no matter what the forecast. Learn strategies for preparing your business for hurricane season and other potential disasters as well as SBA Disaster Recovery Loan information. This is a required workshop for certification as a City of St. Petersburg Small Business Enterprise (SBE). All are welcome to attend.
Where: Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, May 25th; 9-10AM

Description:
Each week, Kaufman Foundation’s 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their start-up to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE |
Register to Attend.

How to Research and Plan for Your Business
Thursday, May 26th; 5:30-8PM

Description: Businesses that fail to plan, plan to fail. Most business problems arise from not planning ahead. Your business plan provides you a method to take a look inward at yourself and your business, find the STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES, and THREATS (SWOT) and be able to assess, analyze, and correct the direction of your business BEFORE it becomes a critical threat to your success.
Where: THE GREENHOUSE. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend.

Introduction to Business Startup
Wednesday, June 1st; 6-8PM; First Wednesday of the month

Description: Covers concept feasibility, marketing, business planning, financing and licensing issues.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please Call to Register: 727-893-7146