Workshops

Advancing Minority-Owned Businesses

 

MBF Small Business Training

Since September of 2015, MBF has presented Small Business Training for minority-owned businesses in the City of Miami. Taught by experts in the field, the workshops provide business owners with essential tools and skills to grow their companies. In April of 2019, MBF celebrated another cohort of Miami small business owners, graduating its tenth training.

The 5 week, 10-session program covers such relevant topics as Establishing a Business, Developing a Business Plan & Projections, Understanding Financial Statements, Basic Accounting, Market Analytics, Marketing Plan & Branding, Digital Marketing, Policies & Procedures, Leveraging Amazon, Business Resources, and Accessing Capital.

Summer 2019 Small Business Training
Dates: July 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, August 1, 6, 8, 13
Graduation: August 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex
3000 NW 199 Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Deadline: Ended June 11, 2019

“The training was the best gift to my business. It motivated me; it gave me the resources I needed – and those I didn’t know even existed! The atmosphere was kind, compassionate, and productive.”

Michele Fievre

CEO and Founder, Logan Masterworks

“The MBF Business Training is essential to any executive that is serious about becoming and remaining viable.”

Ed Haynes

President and CEO, Haynes Security Services, Inc

“As a new business owner in a very competitive market, the small business training has given us the confidence to become business owners rather than employees.”

Lia Ames

Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Lunchology, LLC

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