SDO Training and Development

The SDO and several other organizations provide training and job aids for diverse and small businesses.

Diverse and small businesses are encouraged to register for instructor-led online training sessions. In addition, pre-recorded training videos (webcasts) and step-by-step job aids are available any time you need assistance.

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Supplier Diversity Office Training

Operational Services Division (Goods and Services) Training

SCORE Small Business Training Workshops

SCORE Small Business Training Workshops – inexpensive or free business workshops (locally) and webinars (online 24/7).

  • The Effective Elevator Pitch: As a business owner, you are always selling. You must have a concise message that tells prospective buyers what is your unique value proposition, what you do and how you can help them. This message will also be used in your website and any other promotional and sales materials you use.
  • Developing a Business Plan: The importance of planning should never be overlooked. For a business to be successful and profitable, the owners and the managing directors must clearly understand the firm's customers, strengths, and competition. Taking time to create an extensive business plan provides you with insight into your business. This document can serve as a powerful financing proposal.

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