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The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business and its outreach centers, the Prairie Family Business Association and the South Dakota Small Business Development Center, are working together to provide resources and support for South Dakota businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will be updated regularly with resources and useful information as the situation continues to evolve.

Webinars & Educational Opportunities

The following webinars and educational opportunities have been scheduled to provide businesses and employees with free education to stay informed, safe and healthy throughout this pandemic. These resources are free, but registration is required. A recording of the webinar will be available for playback after the session is complete. 

 Date & Time Topic Presentor Pre-Registration (Zoom)
Thursday, April 9
1 p.m.
Financial Options for Small Businesses During COVID-19 Mark Slade, State Director, SD Small Business Development Center Watch a Recording of the Slade Webinar
Tuesday, April 14
2 p.m.
Cash Flow Options During a Crisis Matt Heard, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business  Watch a Recording of the Heard Webinar
Thursday, April 16
11 a.m. 
Managing Stress During Times of Uncertainty Mark Yockey, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business  Watch a Recording of the Yockey Webinar
Tuesday, April 21
3 p.m.
Building Your Brand During the COVID-19 Crisis Emily Quinn, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business  Watch a recording of the Quinn Webinar
Thursday, April 23
9 a.m.
Supply Chain & Inventory Risk Tom Martin, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business Watch a recording of the Martin Webinar
Tuesday, April 28
9 a.m.
Navigating Your Family Business Through a Pandemic (using EOS®) Mike Paton, Award-winning speaker, best-selling author, Certified EOS Implementer™ and the Visionary for EOS Worldwide  Watch a recording of the Paton Webinar
Thursday, April 30
2 p.m.
Managing through Change & New Revenue Streams Greg Bertsch, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business Watch a recording of the Bertsch Webinar
Tuesday, May 5
11 a.m.
Excel Basics for Small Businesses Mandie Weinandt, Faculty, USD Beacom School of Business

Watch a recording of the Weinandt Webinar

 

Download Excel Basics Webinar Data Set to Follow Along

*Dates subject to change based on availability and changes in the pandemic.*

Is there a topic you would like to see covered in our ongoing COVID-19 education? Please email us your suggestions at ExecEd@usd.edu.

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