Workshops

All workshops are held at the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton, across from City Hall unless otherwise stated. All workshops are free to attend, unless otherwise noted. For more information, or to register (unless otherwise noted), please visit The Calendar & Registration Page.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

 

 

Concord Wealth Management: Is Your Business Positioned to Remain Your Business?

Thursday, September 19
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: Business owners start a business to do something that they love. And usually that does not mean running a business, but doing the work. This seminar will help you to realize what is important to you in order to remain in business but not have your business run you (into the ground).
Price: Free!
To register, click here.

 

Greg Nanigian, GNA: “Guaranteed (almost) Dollar for Dollar Grant Talk” (View the flyer)

Wednesday, October 9
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: Massachusetts has a grant program that will pay half of the cost of training. Hardly anyone has heard of the Workforce Training Fund Express Program, but it awards millions of dollars each year for training. Our speaker, Greg Nanigian, CEO of GNA, will focus on how to get funding for companies that have 100 or less employees. Your odds of winning funding are close to 100%! The Workforce Training Fund Express Program helps address business productivity and competitiveness by providing resources to Massachusetts businesses to fund training for current and newly hired employees. Greg Nanigian company, GNA, has been helping companies win funding for eleven years.
Price: $10
To register, click here.

 

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry (offered by Massasoit Community College)

Friday, October 18 & Friday, October 25
9:00 am – 3:30 pm with 1 hour of breaks
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Price: $219, (50% discount: $110 for chamber members!)
To register: email Steven Litcoff, Associate Director of Corporate Education at Massasoit Community College. Or click here.

 

Business Writing (offered by Massasoit Community College)

Tuesday, October 22 & Tuesday, October 29
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Price: $219, (50% discount: $110 for chamber members!)
To register: email Steven Litcoff, Associate Director of Corporate Education at Massasoit Community College. Or click here.

 

Ball Consulting Group, LLC: When Your Brand is Tested by Crisis

Thursday, October 24
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: Lawsuits, legal judgments, leadership shakeups, layoffs, allegations of abuse, product recalls and other unexpected crises are all-too familiar headlines in the news. But, what happens when your business becomes the subject? Are you prepared to handle a crisis? In this seminar, Brockton native, David Ball, president and founder of Ball Consulting Group, LLC, of Newton, will share perspectives and insights for organizations of all types and sizes on planning for, and managing a crisis. Hear anecdotes about the challenges that may confront your business or nonprofit and learn how you can be prepared to take a leadership role in responding to them and emerge stronger.
Member Price: $10; Non-Member Price: $20
To register, click here.

 

Renz Counseling – Bereavement Support Group: “Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season” (View the flyer here)

Tuesday, November 12
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: Support during the grieving process can help you cope more effectively. Join with others and find compassion and comfort. Our support groups are informal gatherings of 6-12 people, led by Cathy Renz, LICSW. Participants listen and share their feelings in a supportive environment.
Member Price: $10; Non-Member Price: $15
To register, click here.

 

SEED Corp: Session I: “Business Fundamentals”

Thursday, November 14
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: This workshop helps entrepreneurs understand the fundamentals of owning a business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will also be provided with a free business plan guide and other materials. Breakfast will be provided to all participants free of charge.
Price: Free
To register: contact Jessica Mello, (508) 822-1020 x 318

 

SEED Corp: Session II: “Understanding Financial Statements”

Thursday, November 14
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Topic: The focus of this workshop is understanding a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate the business more efficiently. Lunch will be provided to all participants free of charge.
Price: Free
To register: contact Jessica Mello, (508) 822-1020 x 318

 

ServSafe (offered by Massasoit Community College)

Monday, December 2 & Monday, December 9
9:00 am – 3:30 pm with 1/2 hour of breaks
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Price: $219, (50% discount: $110 for chamber members!)
To register: email Steven Litcoff, Associate Director of Corporate Education at Massasoit Community College. Or click here.

 

OSHA 10 Hour Construction (offered by Massasoit Community College)

Thursday, December 5 & Thursday, December 12
9:00 am – 3:30 pm with 1 hour of breaks
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.
Price: $219, (50% discount: $110 for chamber members!)
To register: email Steven Litcoff, Associate Director of Corporate Education at Massasoit Community College. Or click here.

 

 

 

If you are a member that would like to host a workshop, contact Lexi, (508) 586-0500 x 231.