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Upcoming Workshops & Training Events

*The posted duration of the SBDC workshops are approximate. Workshops may be shorter or longer depending on the content and attendee participation. The SBDC reserves the right to cancel any workshop.*

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. NO REFUNDS. Transfer of payment to another workshop can be accommodated with prior notice and approval.

 

FALL 2014
Tuesday  09/16/14  9:00AM - 11:00AM
Build Your Marketing Toolkit: A Framework for Small Businesses
Many small businesses find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. This workshop is designed to uncover some of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday 09/17/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business What you need to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday 09/24/14    9:00AM - 12:00PM

How to Write a Business Plan An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Tuesday 09/30/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM
This is Not a Hobby, It's My Business! Taking Your Business and Yourself Seriously
Being an entrepreneur comes with its own set of challenges. Being a woman in business owner adds challenges to that list. This interactive workshop is designed for women who want to learn strategies to counter that list of challenges and make their business a "business" not a hobby. Pre-registration is required.
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Tuesday  09/30/14  6:00PM -  8:00PM Campaigns that Drive Action: Newsletters & Announcements At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive actions - collections of marketing activities that help a small business or organization to achieve its goals and objectives. Newsletters and announcements have become a core component of those campaign choices. This workshop will reveal some simple but effective practices and considerations for the small business seeking to make their email newsletters more effective. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday  10/01/14    10/8/14   10/15/14  10/22/14  10/29/14    6:00pm-9:00pm
QuickBooks for Beginners-a five part series A hands on five part workshop series designed for beginners interesed in learning to accurately set up QuickBooks for your business.  Topics will include how to manage accounts payable, how to manage accounts receivable, and how to navigate QuickBooks with ease.  Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday 10/08/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business What you need to know to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday  10/15/14  9:00AM - 11:00AM  Campaigns that Drive Action: Feedback & Surveys One important campaign type that is often overlooked revolves around getting feedback from your customers or supporters through the use of surveys, polls, or reviews. This workshop will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for small businesses seeking to build a survey that allows them to gather the valuable insights from their audiences that will allow them to move their organization forward. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday   10/16/14   9:00AM - 12:00PM How to Write a Business Plan An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday 10/23/14  6:00PM - 8:00PM Campaigns that Drive Action: Offers & Promotions One important campaign type that many small businesses have likely run, but would like to learn more about, revolves around Offers and Promotions. These could be a simple coupon or Facebook campaign. This workshop will help you learn what you need to know about successful deals, and how you might use them for your marketing efforts. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday 11/12/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM


Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business What you need to know to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday 11/20/14     9:00AM - 12:00PM


How to Write a Business Plan An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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$17.00 Register Online