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The HIVE - Sponsored Events

In partnership with the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, VWU is offering the following professional development workshops at no cost to you. Our goal is to make the workshop series accessible to anyone who may be interested in learning, collaborating with community members, and/or growing their entrepreneurial skills.​

The Small Business Development Program- Business Plan - March 8 - April 26, 2023. Classes will be from 6 pm – 8 pm. ( RSVP here).

Theresa Thumber with Operation Hope is offering in-person The Small Business Development Program sessions each Wednesday starting March 8.

SBA Export Programs (webinar)

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 (11a.m. to noon)

Presented by Bill Houck, SBA Export Finance Manager, Office of International Trade

SBA's Export loan programs are designed to meet the specific needs of small businesses trying to sell in international markets. Join SBA's export finance manager to learn about how these programs can assist you in entering or expanding an export market. Register at https://www.sba.gov/event/9906.

Are you looking for a new growth opportunity?

Jobs for the Future is offering a no-cost, six-month opportunity for small business to bring VR
trainings to their companies. Find a more detailed overview of the virtual reality training opportunity at this link.

    WORKSHOP NAMEDATETIMERSVPLOCATION

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    1 Million CupsThird Wednesdays9 a.m.HereThe HIVE
    Atlantic Union Bank - Bankers On Call (One-on-One Sessions), Jennifer IrelandEvery Wednesday, January 4, January 2511 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    Personal Trainer Class (cost $400)January 30 - March 22
    Mondays/Wednesdays
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University

    Supply Chain Management A-Z: Operations and Logistics Basic

    January 30 - March 22
    Mondays/Wednesdays
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE


    Life Coaching for Professional Development

    January 30 - March 22
    Mondays/Wednesdays
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University


    CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Workshop

    January 31 - March 23
    Tuesdays/Thursdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Here

    Virginia Wesleyan University

    CompTIA Data+ (cost $300)

    January 31 - March 23
    Tuesdays/Thursdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    CompTIA Security+ (cost $550)

    January 31 - March 23
    Tuesdays/Thursdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University
    Diversity in the WorkplaceJanuary 30 - March 22
    Mondays/Wednesdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University

    MO Specialist - Microsoft Word - Certification Prep

    January 31 - March 23
    Tuesdays/Thursdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Web Design with Google

    January 31 - March 23
    Tuesdays/Thursdays
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University
    Project Management Essentials with CAPM® PrepFebruary 4 - March 25

    Saturdays

    8 a.m. to noonHereVirginia Wesleyan University

    Soft Skills: Writing for Success

    February 4 - March 25

    Saturdays

    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University

    March Events

    Bankers on Call with Atlantic Union Bank (One-on-One Sessions), Jennifer Ireland

    March 1 - March 29

    Wednesdays

    11 a.m. to noonHereThe HIVE

    CPA on Call with Pixel Financial Group (One-on-One Sessions), Misty Leinberger


    March 1 - March 29 Wednesdays

    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Financial Advisor on Call by Raymond James & Associates, Jacinta Gauvin

    March 1 - March 29 Wednesdays

    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    Small Business Development Program, Operation HOPE, Theresa Tumber

    March 8

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.ClosedThe HIVE
    Growing Revenue & Making Corporate Connections through NMSDC, Marjilette Brown

    March 8

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    SWaM Info Session, SBSD, Angela Barber

    March 1010 a.m. to noonHereThe HIVE

    The Art of Thoughtful Questioning, GrowSmart, Barb Lito

    March 11
    Saturday
    8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.HereThe HIVE
    Credit Money Management, Operation HOPE, Theresa TumberMarch 13

    Monday

    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.HereThe HIVE

    Financial Management for Small Businesses

    March 14

    Tuesday

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    Business Building: Navigating DemographicsNOW, VB Public Library, Dorothy WilliamsMarch 15

    Wednesday

    2 p.m. - 4 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Introduction to Digital Marketing, B.E. Suite, Christal Saunders

    March 15

    Wednesday

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    Lawyer on Call, Archangel Law Group PLLC, Christian BlankMarch 16

    Thursday

    9 a.m. to noonHereThe HIVE
    So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur, SCORE, Ray MathewsMarch 20

    Monday

    6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Here

    The HIVE

    Financial Literacy for Women Investors (Lunch and Learn), Raymond James & Associates, Jacinta Gauvin

    March 22

    Wednesday

    noon to 2 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Learning to Say No on Purpose, Enjoy Life Coaching, Kimberly Frazier

    March 22

    Wednesday

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Dive Into Entrepreneurship, SCORE, Chris Mabe

    March 25

    Saturday

    10 a.m. to noonHereThe HIVE
    Small Business Workshop, Operation HOPE, Theresa TumberMarch 27

    Monday

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Supply Chain Management A-Z: Operations and Logistics Basic, Virginia Wesleyan University, Marion Hibbler

    March 27 - May 17

    Mondays/Wednesdays

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Entrepreneurship I, Virginia Wesleyan University, Marion Hibbler

    March 27 - May 17

    Mondays/Wednesdays

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    Bookkeeping & Accounting, SCORE, Greg TilleyMarch 28

    Tuesday

    9 a.m. - 11 a.m.HereThe HIVE
    Who's Your BAIL Team, SBSD, Angela Barber

    March 28

    Tuesday

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    CompTIA Project+, Virginia Wesleyan University, Marion Hibbler

    March 28 - May 18 Tuesdays/Thursdays

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Microsoft Office Specialist - Word Certification Prep Expert, Virginia Wesleyan University, Marion Hibbler

    March 28 - May 18 Mondays/Wednesdays

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.HereThe HIVE
    WOSB and EDWOSB Certification, PTACMarch 29

    Wednesday

    noon to 1:30 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Learn to Separate Personal From Business, COVA NOW, Ian Barford

    March 29

    Wednesday

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

    Address:

    • Virginia Wesleyan University: 5817 Wesleyan Dr., Virginia Beach
    • The HIVE: 140 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach


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