DOING BUSINESS WITH DCF

A 7-PART TRAINING SERIES

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  • INCREASE YOUR PROBABILITY OF CONTINUED SERVICE PROVISION WITH DCF

  • POSITION YOURSELF FOR ADDITIONAL CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES

  • LEARN VALUABLE FOUNDATIONAL BUSINESS PRINCIPLES

  • HELP YOUR BUSINESS GROW AND THRIVE

  • TAP INTO A WEALTH OF SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TOOLS IN OUR STATE

The State of Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families (DCF), in conjunction with HEDCO, Inc., will host a seven-part training series for the service providers that do business with our agency. These training sessions will: 1. Expand the capacity of our service providers to operate consistent with DCF expecations for con- tinued service provision. 2. Build stronger partnerships and relationships and 3. Aid with the business development or our providers. Training participants will gain exclusive access to a wealth of free consultation services and business resources through HEDCO’s Business Resource Center.

                                                                                   TRAINING DATES: 4/12/22, 4/19/22, 4/26/22, 5/3/22, 5/10/22, 5/17/22 & 5/24/22

THE TRAINING SESSION DESCRIPTIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

DCF 101

Understand all the information, processes and procedures involved with contracting for services and the expectations for continued service provision with DCF.

Basic Branding

A critical step in winning and renewing contract work is to be an attractive contracting agency. This workshop explores foundational best practices of branding and profes- sionalism to help develop a longstanding working relationship with DCF.

Properly Insuring Your Business

Protecting your business and its assets is one of the most important planning components of operating a business. This workshop will help you understand and determine what is a "must have" portfolio of coverage options for your business.

Starting and Running a Non-Profit Business 

This training provides a general level of knowledge pertaining to the “what and why” of non-profits and understanding the process and rules (legal, financial, etc.) of these organizations.    The training also deals with the organizational operation and governance, including compliance, fundraising and building an effective board of directors.

Basic Record Keeping

This training is designed to assist and empower business owners to maintain healthy financial records. The participant will gain an understanding of clear and generally ac- cepted methods of basic record keeping.

Financial Statements

This session will provide familiarity with several periodic reporting documents that reflect the financial health of his or her business, including the basic four accounting documents.

Contracts

This session covers how to read, write, negotiate, understand, and revise basic contracts to meet the needs of your small business.

                                                                                   TRAINING DATES: 4/12/22, 4/19/22, 4/26/22, 5/3/22, 5/10/22, 5/17/22 & 5/24/22

                                   Please Contact Leslie Roy: leslie.roy@ct.gov if you have any questions