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:

 

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

 

Operational Services Division (OSD): Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth (View the flyer here.)

Thursday, November 21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Crescent Credit Union, 115 Commercial Street, Brockton.
Topic: This workshop is designed for businesses that are interested in learning how to do business with the State. The workshop will provide participants with information about the bidding process and where to find bidding opportunities, the basics of COMMBUYs (the Commonwealth’s online Market Center), how to market to public entities (including state and local agencies), and the Small Business Purchasing Program and SDO Certification.
Price: Free
To Register: Click Here

 

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.

 

Operational Services Division (OSD): Supplier Diversity Office (SDO) Pre-Certification (View the flyer here.)

Friday, December 13
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Crescent Credit Union, 115 Commercial Street, Brockton.
Topic: This workshop is designed for businesses that are interested in learning how to apply for SDO certification. Attendance at a Pre-Certification Workshop is required before a business may apply for certification as a Minority, Woman, and/ or Veteran Business Enterprise. This workshop will provide information on how to begin the certification process. Certification may help your business to become more marketable for government entities, learn about new government bidding opportunities, and create Business to Business (B2B) partnerships
Price: Free
To Register: Click Here

 

 

 

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