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Small Business Development Center

What do all great leaders have in common? __________________
First follower: Leadership lessons from Dancing Guy
--- YOU know your trade ----

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Helps YOU create and run a Successful Business
Millions of baby boomers are retiring and selling their businesses. To avoid buyer's remorse, find out everything you need to know. 

Oct 8 | 6:00-9:00PM | La Plata
Starting a Small Business

Oct 11 6:30-8:30PM


- Evaluate business concept
- Registering, Zoning, Codes
- Tax Implications in Organizing

. Oct 12 9:00AM-3:00PM


Plan . . .
- effective success strategies
- marketing strategies
- finance strategies

R eady to

G row Your Business

Strategic Business Ownership

Gain new insights and propel your business forward working with a team of subject matter experts.
Oct 15 9:00AM-4:00PM


Learn management practices that will increase the value of your team and offer employees the opportunity to expand the scope of their skills and abilities. More information . . .
Sharron D. Credle, EdD
Entrepreneur, HR Professional,
Instructor, Coach, Author, Talk Show Host
Will Facilitate HR Skills for Managers

  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Dr. Sharron D. Credle Corporation Consulting and Training Services Business

  • Founder and President of the UR Great Empowerment (URGE) Foundation, Inc. (501c3) Nonprofit Organization whose mission is to inspire, empower, and prepare people to create desired change in all aspects of life.

Sharron D. Credle, EdD
Oct 16 & 23 | 6:00 - 8:30PM


Learn how to start and maintain a balanced set of books that will sustain an IRS audit and provide you with a profit/loss statement each month. More information . . .
Tiffany W. Davis, P.A., MSM, President & CEO
Washington Accounting Services Inc.,
TEDCO RBII Program Mentor
Will Facilitate Records Management for Business

  • For over 10 years, she has specialized in assisting business owners and individuals in financial matters ranging from tax preparation and budgeting to payroll and CFO services. 

  • Mrs. Davis has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Self-Employed Magazine and in numerous newspaper articles, blogs, and radio shows for her business and tax expertise.

Tiffany W. Davis, P.A., MSM,
President & CEO
Stay in the black by managing your green

Running your own business is a business in itself, and keeping track of your cash flow and invoicing can make a big difference in helping your business prosper and grow. QuickBooks can make this easier . . .

9am-3pm Prince Frederick

SBDC Client Spotlight
More about leadership followership . . .
Followership is Underated & Misunderstood
The art of following | Dr Jane Bentley | TEDxGlasgow
Connect and learn from other business resources . . .
Manufacturing Day 2019 
Oct 4, 9 - 11:30 am
This event highlights the manufacturing industry in St. Mary's County.

Tour 21st century manufacturing floors of some of Southern Maryland’s most innovative companies. Text Link
Are you building or running a nonprofit?
The Nonprofit Institute at CSM is Southern Maryland’s comprehensive resource for nonprofit organizations, offering programming and consultation to enhance their effectiveness and achieve success in fulfilling their missions.
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Ellen Flowers-Fields | Regional Director |     Email
Lisa Creason | Program Assistant II for Region |     Email     
Davita Stewart | Temporary Program Assistant|  Email 
Bill Hitte | Business Consultant Charles County |     Email
Wynne Briscoe | Business Consultant St. Mary's County |     Email  

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Classroom materials are based upon work supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is partially funded and supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Maryland, the University of Maryland, the College of Southern Maryland, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties. This funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. Small Business Development Center funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.