ASU Small Business Development Center Offers Virtual COVID-19 Training

Event date
Sep 14,2020
Event Time range
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Event Date range
14 September 2020


The Small Business Development Center at Alabama State University is hosting a COVID-19 Disaster Preparedness Planning Virtual Course - Protect Employees - Module 2.1 on Monday, Sep. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This is part of a 4-Module course which will be repeated on Sept. 16 at the same time.

This interactive course will assist small businesses with developing disaster readiness and recovery strategies for implementation to protect and keep their employees and customers safe from disasters and epidemics, while ensuring the continued operation of their business.

During the workshops, participants will brainstorm worst-case scenarios, and learn tips to develop a comprehensive emergency action plan, identify potential emergencies and consider how they would affect employers, workers, and customers and how to respond. Participants will learn tips to develop a comprehensive emergency action plan with goals to protect lives and property in the event of an emergency.

The course is led by Taisha Brown Aracen, Small Business Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Consultant.  

To enroll, visit and, click on the green “SIGNUP” link at the top of the page.

Participants are encouraged to complete the entire series for full benefit of the course.  Participants can also sign up for no cost one-on-one business advisement with the instructor for an individual assessment and assistance with creating their Disaster Preparedness/Recovery Plan.   

The entire course with session modules and dates are listed below.  You will have to register for each session individually. 


•August 17                 Module 1.1 Emergency Planning

•September 14           Module 2.1 Protect Employees

•October 19               Module 3.1 Continued Operation

•November 16            Module 4.1  Intellectual Property



•August 19                 Module 1.2 Emergency Planning

•September 16           Module 2.2 Protect Employees

•October 21               Module 3.2 Continued Operation

•November 18            Module 4.2 Intellectual Property

For more information, contact Andrea Rogers Mosley at or 334-604-5723.

Hazel Scott, ASU senior editor/writer, contributed to the story