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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.

 

Spring 2014
Wednesday 04/23/14    6PM - 8PM What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for You and Your Small Business? An overview of the Affordable Care Act that will explain in understandable language the basics of the law, the Employer Mandate, Tax Credits, options for Small Businesses and the Marketplace and how it works. The goal will be to understand the facts and benefits of the program. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday 05/01/14    9AM - 11AM

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media This workshop is designed to give small businesses some simple ideas for growing their organizations using email marketing and social media. This workshop is best suited for beginners in online marketing. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Tuesdays 05/06/14 05/13/14 05/20/14 05/27/14 6PM - 9:30PM QuickBooks for Beginners: A 4-Part Series A certified QuickBooks Advisor will teach you basic uses and features of QuickBooks lists and bank accounts, entering sales, invoices, and receiving payments, creating reports, and analyzing financial data in a computer lab setting. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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$200.00

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Tuesday 05/06/14 9:30AM - 11AM Building Your Network One Contact at a Time Networking is an essential part of developing your business. Everyone networks, but do you do it efficiently and effectively? Does your networking build the pipeline you need to succeed? And once you have the lists, what do you do with them? Learn the answers to all of these questions and more from a professional who has made a career from networking. After this workshop, you will be on your way to being a productive networker. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Wednesday 05/07/14    9AM - 11AM The Case for Mobile Today, lots of consumers are using mobile devices to find what they need, to assess their options, to make decisions, and to make purchases. Small businesses who start embracing mobile now will be the ones best able to compete. Let us help you understand this mobile transition so you don't get left behind. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday 05/08/14    9AM - 12PM
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 Room

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Wednesday 05/14/14   9AM - 11AM Going from an Inventor to an Entrepreneur So you've got an idea for a new product? How do you know if your invention has potential? Learn how to increase your product's likelihood for success by searching for existing patents, defining the competition, sizing your target market, and understanding market needs/consumer interest. You'll learn the steps you need to take before investing your time and money in a new invention. Pre-registration is required. SBDC Conference Center

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Thursday 05/29/14   9AM - 11AM
Creating a Culture of Ownership in your company
Does the expression, "You can't get good help these days" come to mind when you think about your own employees? Are you worried about what your employees are doing and saying to customers when you're away? It's possible to get your employees to think and act like owners of the business without giving them stock or paying them more than market rates. Come learn how to demonstrate the behaviors you want your employees to emulate to customers plus much more. Pre-registration is required.
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