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 2016

 Fridays, November 4th 11th and, 18th 2016

9:00am - 11:00am

 QuickBooks-3 Part Series  This is a three part series workshop that will start with setting up QuickBooks, followed by working with Accounts Receivables & Deposits, and ending with working with Accounts Payable & Reports.  Pre-registration is required.  SBDC Conference Center

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 $150.00 Register Online

Thursday,    October 20, 2016

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bookkeeping for Emerging Companies

Your new business has an awesome logo and a sweet website.  But how much time have you spent on your financial systems?  Poor planning here can create major headaches later, especially at tax time.  In this seminar we will explore the challenges and offer solutions for managing your growing business.  Pre-registraion is required. 

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$12.00 Register Online

Tuesday,     October 18, 2016

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Business Basics:  How to Successfully Start a Small Business

What you need to know to successfully 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.

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$12.00 Register Online

Friday,       October 14, 2016

9:00am - 11:00am

How to Write a Business Plan

An in-depth interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan.  Pre-registration is required.

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$12.00 Register Online

 

Thursday,    October 13, 2016

9:00am-11:00am

The Legal and Accounting Aspects of Operating a Home-Based Business

Many entrepreneurs start their businesses from their homes.  However, there are many potential legal, regulatory and insurance implications of turning your residence into a workplace.  In this program, we will discuss issues such as zoning restrictions on home-based businesses, applicability of safety, environmental, and employment regulations to home-based businesses,  and insurance issues for home-based business.  If you use part of your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home.  During this session we will discuss the requirements to claim the deduction, types of expenses you can deduct, what records your should keep, and more.  Speakers: Lisa Renee Pomerantz, Attorney at Law and Sandra G. Johnson, CPA, EA, CFE.  Pre-registration is required.

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$10.00 Register Online

 Wednesdays, October 5 - November 2, 2016

9:00am - 10:30am

 Reach Your Potential: Laws to Grow By  Whether you're just starting a business or have been in business for years, growth is inevitable to being successful.  John C. Maxwell, author of, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, has identified 15 Laws to follow while you're on your journey.  Join Christina Loggia, SBDC Advisor and Certified John Maxwell Speaker for this in-depth weekly Mastermind group. .  $49.00 include book.  All participants who complete the five sessions will receive a certificate of completion.  Pre- registration is required.  SBDC Conference ROOM

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 $49.00 Register Online

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

9:00am - 11:00am

Financial Workshop Series

Part 2:  Access to Capital

In this workshop you will learn how to compare various financing products available to small businesses, how to evaluate the right capital for your needs, the steps in applying for financing, and key considerations from a lenders' perspective.  Several bankers from Capital One looking for community service  will be available to review financial statements and provide one-on-one counseling in terms of loan eligibility to attendees.  Recommended to be in business for one year.  Pre-registration is required.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 

9:00am - 11:00am

Email Marketing & Social Media

What's one of the best ways for your business to get found and followed?  Through email marketing and social media!  These budget friendly tools can help expand your business in countless ways - you just have to know how.  Join us for this critical workshop and learn how Facebook, Twitter, social media, email marketing and mobile marketing work together to boost exposure and improve your business's bottom line.  Pre-registration is required.

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$12.00 Register Online