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  • Sunday, November 11, 2018

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  • Monday, November 12, 2018

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  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    • Business Etiquette Workshop Time: 9:00a - 1:00p Location: 7 E Redwood Street 15-Barton Learning Lab Baltimore, MD 21202 Details:

      Hosted By: City of Baltimore

      This course examines the basics, most importantly to be considerate of others, dress/appearance, the workplace versus social situations, business meetings, proper introductions and 'the handshake', conversation skills/small talk, cultural differences affecting international business opportunities, dealing with interruptions, and proper business email and telephone etiquette. Have you ever been in a situation where:

      • You met someone important and had no idea what to say or do?
      • You spilled soup all over yourself at an important business event?
      • You showed up at an important meeting under or overdressed?

      Let's face it: we've all had those embarrassing etiquette gaffes. Our Business Etiquette workshop will help your participants look and sound their best no matter what the situation.

      Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will:

      • Define etiquette and provide an example of how etiquette can be of value to a company or organization.
      • Understand the guidelines on how to make effective introductions.
      • Identify the 3 C’s of a good impression.
      • Understand how to use a business card effectively.
      • Identify and practice at least one way to remember names.
      • Identify the 3 steps in giving a handshake.
      • Enumerate the four levels of conversation and provide an example for each.
      • Understand place settings, napkin etiquette and basic table manners.
      • Understand the meaning of colors in dressing for success.
      • Differentiate among the dressy casual, semi-formal, formal and black tie dress code.

      Target Audience: Any City Employee

      Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

      Location: Department of Human Resources

      Learning & Development Division


      Price: $175 per person

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • Business Development Series: Proposal Writing Workshop-Baltimore Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: P.E.R.K. Consulting 10 E North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202 Details:

      Hosted By: P.E.R.K. Consulting

      Learn the basics of effective proposal writing, including the do's and don'ts, and the key to what funders really want to see!

      Attendees will learn:

      • Components of a competitive proposal
      • Tips from funders to proposal writers
      • A grantmaker’s process and criteria for funding decisions
      • How to gather the information needed to create a complete project or grant proposal
      • How to identify “red flags” or glaring errors in proposals.

      This workshop is intended for:

      • Nonprofit and business leaders that want to hone their proposal writing skills
      • Students interested in gaining knowledge about the nonprofit sector and fundraising
      • Volunteers who want to help their organizations with tangible fundraising and technical writing skills
    • Small Business Summit Time: 4:00p - 9:00p Location: Morgan State University Student Center 1700 East Cold Spring lane Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      Hosted By: Maryland Bankers Community Reinvestment Group (MBCRG) & The Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center (EDAC) of Morgan State University

      4:00PM – 4:30PM Registration & Networking (Visiting displays & Food)
      4:30PM – 4:45PM Welcome Remarks
      Morgan State University Representative
      MBCRG Representative
      Cynthia DuRant, Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC

      5:00PM – 8:00PM Speed Networking (15 minute increments – max 3/business)

      5:00PM – 8:00PM Credit Café (1 on 1 credit advice)

      6:00PM – 7:00PM Concurrent Workshops
      Room 216A Access to Credit Workshop – TD Bank
      Room 216B Credit Personal & Business
      Guidewell Financial Solutions

      7:00PM – 8:00PM Concurrent Workshops
      Room 216A Panel Session: Alternative Credit Resources (CDFI and alternative lenders panel)
      Moderator: Cynthia DuRant, Community Affairs, FDIC
      Baltimore Community Lending -BCL
      Life Assets
      Maryland BusinessWorks
      Washington Area Community Investment Fund -WACIF
      New Baltimore CDFI
      Room 216B Marketing & Social Media

  • Friday, November 16, 2018

    • Business Plan Workshop Time: 10:00a - 12:30p Location: Park Circle Office Park 3000 Druid Park Drive Suite 300 Baltimore, MD 21215 Details:

      Hosted By: City of Baltimore Small Business Resource Center

      What is A Business Plan? Why do you need a Business Plan? Get these questions answered and learn how to develop your Business Plan at this informative workshop.

      **Please note once you have registered for a workshop a confirmation email will be sent to you. To ensure you receive it, add our email address to your contact list so your confirmation and reminder email will be delivered to your Inbox. Otherwise it may be delivered to your Junk mail box.

    • 8th Annual Economic and Transportation Leadership Luncheon Time: 11:30a - 2:30p Location: Turf Valley Conference Center, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042 Details:

      Hosted By: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Maryland Chapter

      COMTO of Maryland

      The mission of COMTO is to ensure a level playing field and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, businesses and communities of color through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development.

      To see the diverse faces of America equally reflected in all levels of the transportation industry.


      The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) offers a variety of scholarships to deserving students nationwide. Selections are made annually by a team of industry professionals and representatives from the academic community. The National Scholarship Program supports the mission of COMTO by promoting, strengthening and expanding the roles of minorities in all aspects of transportation. 

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

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