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Mark Your Calendar for Free Small Business Workshops

Amanda Ellis

From strategic planning help to crafting a great company culture, come learn with us. These spring workshops are free and open to all small business owners. 

Instructors are experienced business consultants from Tyler Construction Engineers, P.C.

How to Reduce Contract Risks and Improve Company Profits

Wednesday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Construction companies are accounting companies that happen to build buildings. A good accounting system is essential to maintaining complete and accurate financial records. This seminar will teach you to use information you gather from job-cost accounting reports to improve not only your business but also your way of doing business.

The One Day Strategic Plan: Create a Purpose-Driven Business

Wednesday, April 18, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

A focused plan elevates every facet of your business. In this session, get the tools you need to develop a clearly defined mission statement, your competitive advantage, a focused customer profile, measurable goals and objectives, action steps (annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly), a scorecard to track monthly progress, and methods to distribute tasks to team members.

Enjoy the Company You Keep: How to Create a Great Company Culture

Wednesday, May 16, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Culture naturally takes shape in the early stages of building your company. But owners and managers have a responsibility to reinforce culture once it is engrained in the workplace. In this session, learn how culture shapes employee interaction, productivity and loyalty and how to apply these lessons in your organization so your employees feel positive and engaged. Register here

How to Effectively Communicate Company Policy with Difficult Employees

Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Don’t allow difficult employees to drain positive morale and productivity from your business. This training will help you develop a plan to manage employees by implementing and addressing the legal aspects of appropriate policies on disciplinary procedures. Learn techniques to manage employee misconduct, poor performance, poor attendance and tardiness. Register here


All trainings include at least one meal and are held at the INCubator at the Hamilton County Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd. in Chattanooga.

Register at the links above. 

These seminars are hosted by the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce courtesy of the Tennessee Department of Transportation Civil Rights Small Business Development Supportive Services Program.

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