Training and Events

Managing Your Business Remotely

A special Web Series developed in response to COVID – 19, these webinars are designed to help you manage your business in this difficult environment. Scroll down for the full list of topics.


Vendor Relationships During COVID-19
Thursday, April 9, 12:15p.m.

Jamie Reynolds, from FinTeam Business Consulting, will be discussing how small to mid-size business can negotiate with suppliers and reduce other operating expenses during this pandemic. He will also give advice on managing loans and grants so they last until we reach the “other side”. Register Here.

Past Topics Videos and Slides

Facilitator Jennifer Woofter is the President and Founder of Strategic Sustainability Consulting.  She manages a remote workforce across the globe. She also serves as an SBDC Advisor for the Virginia SBDC – Lynchburg Region.  She is going to share with us the skills for managing a remote workforce which she has learned over 15 years.

Understanding and Mitigating Supply Chain Risks Remotely
Thursday, April 2, 12:15 p.m.
Uh-oh, a possible pandemic is here and you’re not ready! Learn ways to mitigate unexpected (and potentially catastrophic) supply chain disruptions now, while putting in place systems to reduce your risk in the future.

Good Hiring Processes When You Are Hiring On-Line
Tuesday, March 31, 12:15 p.m.
The show must go on — and your organization needs to keep the talent pipeline moving despite the need for social distancing. We’ll go over tricks and tips for identifying, screening, negotiating and hiring great candidates, all using virtual tools.

Tips & Tricks for Working From Home
Thursday, March 26, 12:15 p.m.
Working from home is great, until it’s not. We’ll talk about the most common pitfalls of remote work and how to avoid them, so that you and your boss are excited to continue a telecommuting option long after the coronavirus is a distant memory!

March 26 Webinar

Managing a Remote Workforce
Thursday, March 19, 12:15 p.m.
With employees suddenly working from home a lot more, managers need different skills and tools to effectively get the job done. Learn best practices for managing virtual teams, creating accountability without micromanaging, and keeping your organizational culture intact.
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