Career & Entrepreneurship Center

  CEC at St. Petersburg College

Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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Accounting &Tax Procedures
Tuesday, December 12th: 12-2PM
Description: Understand proper accounting procedures and record keeping requirements necessary to manage your business, calculate payroll, and pay state and federal taxes.
Where: EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Click to Register.

SCORE How to Start and Operate a Non-Profit Business
Wednesday, December 13th; 6-8PM
Description: Thinking about starting a nonprofit charitable organization? Join us at this workshop to learn more. We will discuss the state and federal requirements, selection and management of your board, how to run a nonprofit, fund raising, best practices and what organizations qualify.
Where: SPC - Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street, ES127, Clearwater, FL 33765
FREE. Please RSVP to Attend.

QuickBooks
Thursday, December 19th; 12-2PM
Description: Get an overview of Quickbooks accounting software. Learn to set up the chart of account and the basic functions of the most popular software among accounting professionals today. Guest presenter Michael Carlisle, Enrolled Agent.
Where: EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Click to Register.

8th Annual Business Plan & Elevator Pitch
Thursday, April 19, 2018; 6PM
Description:
Students compete to win more than $10,000 in cash prizes to launch their business ideas!
Where: Digitorium, SPC Seminole Campus
Click to Submit your Intent to Compete.  Email competition@spcollege.edu for more information. Please RSVP if you plan on attending. 

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 Introduction to Business Taxes
Tuesday, December 12th; 6-8PM
Description: This workshop will give you an introduction to business taxes and tax saving tips.
Where: The Greenhouse - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Advanced QuickBooks (Q&A)
Tuesday, December 12th; 6:30-8:30PM
Description: This workshop is for advanced QuickBooks users who are having difficulties with specific QuickBooks applications, and/or have tax questions that may not be covered by basic and intermediate workshops.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | To Register, click here.  

SCORE Getting Started on Etsy
Tuesday, December 12th; 7-9PM
Description: Are you thinking about starting an Etsy shop or deep in the first year of your business?  Regardless, there are several key aspects to Etsy selling that you need to consider, including:  marketing your products, branding, and product development.
In this seminar, Etsy pro Tara Jacobsen will provide real world examples and a wealth of knowledge about how to make your Etsy store a success. This workshop will include a handout detailing what is currently working on Etsy as well as solid action items you can use in your shop today!
This fun and interactive workshop will definitely give you that "bump" you need to get your Etsy shop moving in the right direction!
Where: Tarpon Springs Library, 138 East Lemon St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

How to Research and Write Your Business Plan; Second Wednesday of the month
Wednesday, December 13th; 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.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE How to Be Successful Raising Money via Crowdfunding
Wednesday, December 13th; 6-8PM
Description: How Entrepreneurs can use Crowdfunding to Launch and Fund Their Big Ideas. If you are an entrepreneur, crowdfunding is your avenue to success. Last year, entrepreneurs with great product ideas raised over $16 billion to launch their companies.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

City Services and Incentives
Thursday, December 14th; 2-3:30PM
Description: Are you considering opening up or relocating your business to a physical location? Attend this workshop to learn about key points for selecting your business location from a zoning and permitting compliance standpoint, grease trap requirements for food and beverage establishments, economic development incentives, and other city services.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Register to Attend.

SCORE Business Startup Basics
Thursday, December 14th; 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.