Technical Assistance and Training Services to COVID impacted businesses.
RISCPA/RI Business Forum has partnered with RI Commerce Corporation to offer unprecedented assistance for your small business (including sole props and LLCs). Take advantage of FREE online training programs from some of the state’s premier organizations like Duffy Sweeney Ltd, EANE, Mind Your Money, LLC, Marcum LLP, Dilligentiam, 617-Patrick and more. This program includes assistance with grant and loan applications. creating business and strategic plans, cash flow and credit management, legal guidance and consultations for compliance with federal programs, diversification and repositioning, leveraging technology and digital solutions like Zoom, updating your employee handbook, HR programs including paid leave and more. We will be offering training classes for 3 weeks starting November 30th - *One on one training assistance available immediately
Title: POST COVID - BUSINESS PLANNING & STRATEGY
Description: Training and assistance to create or revise a business and financial plan, optimize market opportunities, update forecasting, support job creation and provide guidance on operational efficiencies
Title: LEGAL- COMPLIANCE REPOSITIONING AND LEGAL ENTITY FORMATION
Description: Ensuring companies are aware of, understand, and have strategies to comply with reopening policies. Provide guidance and support for new product/service development, diversification, repositioning and legal entity formation
Vendor/Trainer: Duffy & Sweeney, Ltd.
Title: BUILDING, MAINTAINING AND MONITORING CREDIT FOR BUSINESS OWNERS POST COVID
Description: Providing guidance to businesses whose applications for financing are rejected by educating them on ways to improve credit scores and credit worthiness- financial literacy.
Vendor/Trainer: Mind Your Money, LLC
Title: TRANSITIONING TECHNOLOGY IN THE POST COVID ERA
Description: Provide assessment on digital proficiency and identify strategies to leverage technology solutions and utilize platforms including ZOOM and Teams to increase sales or transition business existing business model. Provide assessment on existing technology and digital proficiency and actively work to identify and implement strategies to leverage technology solutions
Title: SUCCESSFUL GRANT AND LOAN APPLICATIONS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW POST-COVID
Description: Providing assistance with loan and grant applications, guidance for 504, 7a and other loan/grant applications for financing- Course includes materials for business owners rejected or looking to improve balance sheet and cash flow, guidance on funding protocols and documentation needed to submit successful applications, offered through Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
Vendor/Trainer: Marcum, LLP & Diligentiam
Title: UPDATING HR POLICIES POST COVID / 2020 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK
Description: Topics to include Covid-19 – Communicable Disease Policy, FFCRA Leave Requirements, Leaves of Absence, Attendance, & Remote Work – Here to Stay and more
Vendor/Trainer: EANE (Employers Association of Northeast)
Title: CREATING A STRATEGIC PLAN AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS POST -COVID
Description: Develop strategic plan and/or revise strategy to optimize market opportunities, competitive landscape, and customer satisfaction; provide guidance on operational efficiencies
Vendor/Trainer: The Business Avionix
FREE Informational Sessions via Zoom - December 7th and December 14th
Have a live discussion with RISCPA President, Melissa Travis to learn how this program can help your business.
- Please register in advance for this meeting: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
- If you have questions on the training, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESTAURANTS AND BARS – GRANT ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE!!
Program announcement on November 5: http://www.tax.ri.gov/Advisory/ADV_2020_47_Taxation_relief_restaurants_bars_11_05_20_final_9.30pm.pdf
Program’s online application, webpage, and FAQs: http://www.tax.ri.gov/Advisory/ADV_2020_48.pdf
Direct link to the webpage: http://www.tax.ri.gov/RICares/
Direct link to the FAQs: http://www.tax.ri.gov/RICares/Documents/Pub_2020_05_FAQs_RestBarRelief_11_09_20.pdf