Events/Workshops

 
  
    

February

Monday, February 27, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Topic: Government Contracting
This free half-day workshop will give you the opportunity to review requirements for doing government contracting, assistance available from PTAC, SBA's role in government contracting, contracting with ITD and the DBE program, and finally you will hear from a federal government contracting officer (to be determined) who will provide details for contracting with their agency.
Speaker: Idaho PTAC and Idaho DOT
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Have you made preparation so that your Exit from the business is on your terms? You will learn how to prepare for your eventual EXIT so that your next chapter will be rewarding.
Fee: $ 39.00
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Topic: Government Contracting
This free half-day workshop will give you the opportunity to review requirements for doing government contracting, assistance available from PTAC, SBA's role in government contracting, contracting with ITD and the DBE program, and finally you will hear from a federal government contracting officer (to be determined) who will provide details for contracting with their agency.
Speaker: Idaho PTAC and Idaho DOT
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The state-of-the-art Business Model Generation program has taken the market by storm and is being used extensively by countless businesses and universities around the world. Existing businesses and start-ups will be provided with invaluable tools and materials in class to learn a whole new way of thinking to put them on the road to success.
Speaker: David Noack, Small Business Development Center Regional Director
Fee: $ 20.00
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Financing
Learn about reports, score building, rates, terms, fees, lenders, leases, cautions, and considerations when it comes to credit.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 10.00

March

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Are you interested in Government contracting? This class will give you the information you need to be able to answer the following questions: How do I locate projects to bid and what kind of licenses and registrations do I need and what kinds of business certifications are available?
Fee: $ 9.00
Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Are you interested in Government contracting? This class will give you the information you need to be able to answer the following questions: How do I locate projects to bid and what kind of licenses and registrations do I need and what kinds of business certifications are available?
Fee: $ 9.00
Thursday, March 02, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Financial statements require accurate and timely information to be useful in business. Business financials are not for paying taxes...they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of essential financial statements and learn how to use them for business success.
Speaker: Idaho SBDC Business Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, March 03, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Are you interested in Government contracting? This class will give you the information you need to be able to answer the following questions: How do I locate projects to bid and what kind of licenses and registrations do I need and what kinds of business certifications are available?
Fee: $ 9.00
Friday, March 03, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Topic: Not Set
This class applies to QuickBooks for online users only. If you are looking for the desktop version, please see our Beginning or Intermediate classes. Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. This class is delivered via video conferencing technology in the comfort of your own home or office and is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business. Participants in this workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics: • Reconciling • Reports • Tracking receivables
Speaker: Katey O'Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeping
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, 3 sessions ending Thursday, March 09
Topic: Leadership
CHALLENGE: Consider the price an organization pays when only half the people show initiative, fewer than half feel they can be candid about tough issues, and only a third possess individual work goals, plan their time, or contemplate how to improve their performance. Let's face it. Individual strengths and personal effort drive effective organizations. Unfortunately, with common distractions, conflicting priorities, unclear objectives, poor communication, and lack of trust, it's easy to burn out and lose focus. SOLUTION: Based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey's best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Edition 4.0 is training that helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective. Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities. The course also includes over 30 award-winning videos. ABOUT THE COURSE: In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition 4.0, participants learn how to: take initiative, balance key priorities, improve interpersonal communication, leverage creative collaboration, and apply principles for achieving a balanced life. Participants not only learn, but also use processes and tools to live and apply the 7 Habits. LENGTH OF TRAINING: Two-day course WHERE: This course will be offered in Twin Falls on the CSI Campus. OUR TRAINER: Bryan Matsuoka is a Certified FranklinCovey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People facilitator and brings a wealth of personal knowledge and experience as he has personally used FranklinCovey's business & personal management system for many years. PRICE: $495
Fee: $ 495.00
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry level, or beginner seminar. Sites we will explore include Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. What you'll learn in this workshop is how to become comfortable using your own Facebook profile, how to set up a Twitter account, and how to use LinkedIn. This entry level class is a fit if you have just started your personal Facebook account but have no idea how to use it, if you don't have a Twitter account and if you don't have a LinkedIn profile. Social Media for Small Business 101 helps you build a foundation for using social media for your business. The key to being successful on social media sites is to understand how they work on the personal side, before exploring how to use them for business.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Financing
In this workshop, we will look at keeping score, records, accounting, information for decision making, cash, and taxes.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 20.00
Thursday, March 09, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success. Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Thursday, March 09, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success. Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Monday, March 13, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
When you bring balance of fun and work together life becomes easier, more fun, more fulfilling and abundant! Join me for this uplifting workshop and bring a healthy balance of work and play into your life!! Seating limited! Don't wait!
Speaker: Wendie Kause and Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 30.00
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Business Base Camp is an interactive two-hour workshop that helps vet the feasibility of your business idea. The first part of the workshop focuses on the fundamental things you need to know before starting any business. The second part of the workshop uses the Business Model Canvas to look at your idea from may different perspectives in order to give you the tools you need do determine whether or not it will be successful.
Speaker: Steve Miller, Doug Covey
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Making predictions, research, cash vs. profit, capital needs, breaking even, testing, and feasibility analysis.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 20.00
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is the second in a series of seminars aimed to walk users through the process of learning social media and the applications for business. This course builds upon the 101 seminar by beginning the process of introducing the business tools offered by Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This workshop is a fit for you if you don’t have a Facebook Business Page, of if you have just set one up and need help understanding how to use it. It is also a fit if you are unsure how to set up a Twitter account and/or LinkedIn profile for your business.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Do you want to start a business, but don’t know where to begin? Do you know what a business plan is and how important it is to your future business success? Do you have lots of questions & need some answers? Then this concentrated 2 hour “start-up business seminar” is for you! The topics & Information you’ll receive will include: - The 'Basics' of Business Regulations (what you need to know BEFORE you open your doors) - The importance of "preparedness" (Your Business Plan) - Your Personal Business "Survival Kit" This seminar is $30 for pre-registration and $40 for day of class registration. Please register early. If you will not be able to attend, please call and cancel your seat as we have a waiting list for this class. Location is in the CSI Evergreen Bldg - SIDC Hall Room C93.
Speaker: SBDC Staff
Fee: $ 30.00
Friday, March 17, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any others? How much would they pay for your solution? Answers to these are the difference between thriving and just surviving. Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, March 17, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Technology
Help your customers find your business, find your website, and/or communicate with you. Considerations for Search Engine Optimization. Get your business on the Google map for free, hands on the computer. Bring your free Gmail address and password. We provide computers, or you can bring your own laptop.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 40.00
Monday, March 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
If you are still using traditional advertising and marketing strategies to promote your business, you are wasting your money and losing new opportunities every day. You will leave this fast-paced class with specific, do-able initiatives that will increase your business.
Speaker: Bill Hockett
Fee: $ 49.00
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Is marketing a mystery? Don’t understand the difference between a social media and a SWOT? In this class, we will demystify the discipline of marketing in terms you will understand and be able to use in your business. Some of the topics we'll cover: -SWOT Analysis -What is your marketing mix? -Social media -Marketing plan Join us for this interactive session that will help learn tips and techniques to take back to your business and use today!
Speaker: Steve Miller, Business Consultant, Idaho SBDC; Kim Sherman-Labrum, Associate Business Consultant, Idaho SBDC
Fee: $ 20.00
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is the third in a series of social media seminars designed to help small business owners. The workshops teach, step by step, how to become comfortable using social media for small business. This workshop has been developed for users who are comfortable using Facebook for both their personal and business needs, but are looking to begin developing a strategy. Additionally, this seminar covers Twitter and LinkedIn strategies for your small business. After attending this workshop, you will have step by step instructions on how to build a Social Media Strategy to begin marketing your small business on social media sites.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Financing
Learn how to interpret financial statements and ratios to manage efficiency and determine if your business is performing well. What should you consider in raising capital, how will lenders judge the credit request and what are your options?
Speaker: Judy Schumacher
Fee: $ 20.00
Friday, March 24, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class is a combination section of Beginning & Intermediate Quickbooks. By registering for this section, you save $30 and are enrolled in both sections of the class. Katey O'Brien is QuickBooks Training Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeeping
Fee: $ 100.00
Friday, March 24, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. The class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business. Participants in the hands-on workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics: • Getting Started and Setting up QuickBooks • Working With Lists • Working With Bank Accounts • Using Other Accounts in QuickBooks • Entering Sales Information (including the basics of invoicing) • Receiving Payments and Making Deposits • Entering and Paying Bills You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00
Friday, March 24, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Teaching workshop participants how to take QuickBooks to an advanced level is the purpose of Intermediate QuickBooks. This class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur and how QuickBooks can work with your small business. • Analyzing Financial Data • Setting up Inventory • Tracking and Paying Sales Tax • Doing Payroll with QuickBooks • Tracking Time • Estimating and Progress Invoicing • Customizing Forms and Writing QuickBooks Letters You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop gives an overview of what it takes to be a business owner and will help you perform a feasibility analysis of your business idea. Learn about the new business registration process and regulatory issues, as well as an overview of federal and state tax responsibilities.
Fee: $ 39.00
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Managing Employees
Creating job descriptions, interviewing, what not to ask, regulations, improving outcomes, ADA considerations, and how to let them go.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman and Judy Schumacher
Fee: $ 20.00
Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The goal of this workshop is to help leaders and potential entrepreneurs learn to use a strategic tool called Business Model Canvas. It will help assess and refine business ideas into a more viable concept more capable of launching and achieving scale.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 99.00
Friday, March 31, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Financial statements require accurate and timely information to be useful in business. Business financials are not for paying taxes...they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of essential financial statements and learn how to use them for business success.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00

April

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry level, or beginner seminar. Sites we will explore include Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. What you'll learn in this workshop is how to become comfortable using your own Facebook profile, how to set up a Twitter account, and how to use LinkedIn. This entry level class is a fit if you have just started your personal Facebook account but have no idea how to use it, if you don't have a Twitter account and if you don't have a LinkedIn profile. Social Media for Small Business 101 helps you build a foundation for using social media for your business. The key to being successful on social media sites is to understand how they work on the personal side, before exploring how to use them for business.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Thursday, April 06, 2017 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
The Small Business Development Center and the College of Business present the 2017 Women’s Business Symposium “Spring…Outside the Box!”. A great opportunity to network, learn and enjoy a day out of the office. The symposium will focus on networking, business, and career skills. The key note address is from Jill Slomski an expert on building your personal brand and confidence. Sponsored by Edward Jones Investments. Track 1 Building Your Career: Save Your E-Bacon - Cybersecurity for home and office. Nice is the New Black - How empowering other women helps everyone win at work. (Your Name Here), CEO - A veteran recruiter shares secrets for advancing your career. Track 2 Running Your Own Business: In Through the Out Box - How to leverage email as a marketing tool. Avoiding a Hack Job - Cybersecurity for your small business. Super Model Your Business - Learn how the Business Model Canvas tool creates new business insights. The Symposium is Thursday, April 6th from 8:00am - 3:30pm at the Shoshone Bannock Event Center. Tickets are $30 for attendees and $240 for a company sponsorship table of eight. Lunch is included.
Fee: $ 30.00
Friday, April 07, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success. Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, April 07, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Technology
Learn the fundamentals of website language, construction and content, the purpose of your site, titles, messages, tips, and affordable ways to DIY.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 25.00
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 3 sessions ending Thursday, April 13
Topic: Marketing and Sales
OBJECTIVE -To reinforce the critical role of the manager in the execution process. -To develop a draft of Wildly Important Goals (WIGs), measures, and scoreboards for their teams. -To prepare to sponsor Team Work Sessions for their teams. -Understand the importance of a WIG session. WHAT YOU RECEIVE: -Participant Guidebook -Business Management Strategy Essentials Book -4 Disciplines Pocket Card -Manager Certification Guide -Work Compass Cards -Manager Certification Videos
Speaker: Bryan Matsuoka - Certified 4 Disciplines of Execution Facilitator
Fee: $ 500.00
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Business Base Camp is an interactive two-hour workshop that helps vet the feasibility of your business idea. The first part of the workshop focuses on the fundamental things you need to know before starting any business. The second part of the workshop uses the Business Model Canvas to look at your idea from may different perspectives in order to give you the tools you need do determine whether or not it will be successful.
Speaker: Kim Sherman-Labrum, Will Fowler
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is the second in a series of seminars aimed to walk users through the process of learning social media and the applications for business. This course builds upon the 101 seminar by beginning the process of introducing the business tools offered by Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This workshop is a fit for you if you don’t have a Facebook Business Page, of if you have just set one up and need help understanding how to use it. It is also a fit if you are unsure how to set up a Twitter account and/or LinkedIn profile for your business.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop provides an introduction to identifying and protecting intellectual property. Different types of protections are explained including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and contracts. Participants will learn what can be protected and how to estimate costs
Fee: $ 39.00
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, 10 sessions ending Wednesday, June 21
Topic: Business Fundamentals
This 10 week intensive course takes entrepreneurs through the essentials of how to model a business. We create small groups of entrepreneurs that meet every week in focused learning sessions. This course will keep your startup moving forward. The course covers: Business Model Generation Value Proposition and Customer Segment Matching Creating a Hypothesis and testing it Creating a Minimum Viable Product Customer Creation Organization Building
Speaker: Kim Sherman-Labrum, Steve Miller, Will Fowler
Fee: $ 500.00
Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any others? How much would they pay for your solution? Answers to these are the difference between thriving and just surviving. Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, April 14, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Technology
Help your customers find your business, find your website, and/or communicate with you. Considerations for Search Engine Optimization. Get your business on the Google map for free, hands on the computer. Bring your free Gmail address and password. We provide computers, or you can bring your own laptop.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 25.00
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is the third in a series of social media seminars designed to help small business owners. The workshops teach, step by step, how to become comfortable using social media for small business. This workshop has been developed for users who are comfortable using Facebook for both their personal and business needs, but are looking to begin developing a strategy. Additionally, this seminar covers Twitter and LinkedIn strategies for your small business. After attending this workshop, you will have step by step instructions on how to build a Social Media Strategy to begin marketing your small business on social media sites.
Speaker: Josh King
Fee: $ 49.00
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 5 sessions ending Tuesday, May 02
Topic: Not Set
QuickBooks Pro 2016 Beginning through Intermediate Combo Course for Business. This course takes you from setting up a company to the details of payroll using QuickBooks Pro 2016. Learn how to use the program then how to make it the most valuable tool in your business toolkit. The course will be 5 sessions long. Doug Lincoln & Dennis Tilley of Tilley & Lincoln CPA's are our trainers. Please contact them with any course questions at 208.733.5811 or doug@tilleylincoln.com or dennis@tilleylincoln.com Fee for this course is $150 for 15 hours of classroom training spanning 5 evenings. Dates: April 18, 20, 25, 27 & May 2, 2017
Speaker: Dennis Tilley or Doug Lincoln
Fee: $ 150.00
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Do you want to start a business, but don’t know where to begin? Do you know what a business plan is and how important it is to your future business success? Do you have lots of questions & need some answers? Then this concentrated 2 hour “start-up business seminar” is for you! The topics & Information you’ll receive will include: - The 'Basics' of Business Regulations (what you need to know BEFORE you open your doors) - The importance of "preparedness" (Your Business Plan) - Your Personal Business "Survival Kit" This seminar is $30 for pre-registration and $40 for day of class registration. Please register early. If you will not be able to attend, please call and cancel your seat as we have a waiting list for this class. Location is in the CSI Evergreen Bldg - SIDC Hall Room C93.
Speaker: SBDC Staff
Fee: $ 30.00
Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Friday, April 21, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Technology
Bring your content. This is a hands on the computer, get your site built at WIX workshop. We provide computers but you may bring your own laptop. Recommended prerequisite: Website Basics and Content.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Fee: $ 25.00
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Topic: Not Set
Join us for a hands-on workshop that will teach you to use the B Corp Impact Assessment Survey. In collaboration with our local B Corporation community, we’ll show you how to assess, compare, and implement strategic and operational changes in your business that can have economic, social and environmental impacts, and help you become a more sustainable company. A light breakfast will be provided.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. Financial statements require accurate and timely information to be useful in business. Business financials are not for paying taxes...they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of essential financial statements and learn how to use them for business success.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Understanding your market is key to ensuring your business will succeed. Learn basic market analysis strategies and connect with resources for gathering market data.
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class applies to QuickBooks for Windows Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions. This class is a combination section of Beginning & Intermediate Quickbooks. By registering for this section, you save $30 and are enrolled in both sections of the class. Katey O'Brien is QuickBooks Training Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeeping
Fee: $ 100.00
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class applies to QuickBooks for Windows Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions. Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. The class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business. Participants in the hands-on workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics: • Getting Started and Setting up QuickBooks • Working With Lists • Working With Bank Accounts • Using Other Accounts in QuickBooks • Entering Sales Information (including the basics of invoicing) • Receiving Payments and Making Deposits • Entering and Paying Bills You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00
Friday, April 28, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Teaching workshop participants how to take QuickBooks to an advanced level is the purpose of Intermediate QuickBooks. This class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur and how QuickBooks can work with your small business. • Analyzing Financial Data • Setting up Inventory • Tracking and Paying Sales Tax • Doing Payroll with QuickBooks • Tracking Time • Estimating and Progress Invoicing • Customizing Forms and Writing QuickBooks Letters You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00

May

Thursday, May 04, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class will teach you Quickbooks 2016; a computerized accounting system that helps you record sales, invoice customers, record deposits, enter and track bills, and write checks.
Speaker: Janice Gobbi
Fee: $ 85.00
Thursday, May 04, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" we offer. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success. Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.
Speaker: ISBDC Coach
Fee: $ 39.00
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Business Base Camp is an interactive two-hour workshop that helps vet the feasibility of your business idea. The first part of the workshop focuses on the fundamental things you need to know before starting any business. The second part of the workshop uses the Business Model Canvas to look at your idea from may different perspectives in order to give you the tools you need do determine whether or not it will be successful.
Speaker: Will Fowler, Doug Covey
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class will teach you QuickBooks 2016; a computerized accounting system that helps you record sales, invoice customers, record deposits, enter and track bills and write checks.
Speaker: Janice Gobbi
Fee: $ 80.00
Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Topic: Not Set
For those thinking about starting a business, this seminar covers basic “to do” list for a new business. It includes information on the business plan, entity registration, employer responsibilities, financial analysis and market analysis.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Do you want to start a business, but don’t know where to begin? Do you know what a business plan is and how important it is to your future business success? Do you have lots of questions & need some answers? Then this concentrated 2 hour “start-up business seminar” is for you! The topics & Information you’ll receive will include: - The 'Basics' of Business Regulations (what you need to know BEFORE you open your doors) - The importance of "preparedness" (Your Business Plan) - Your Personal Business "Survival Kit" This seminar is $30 for pre-registration and $40 for day of class registration. Please register early. If you will not be able to attend, please call and cancel your seat as we have a waiting list for this class. Location is in the CSI Evergreen Bldg - SIDC Hall Room C93.
Speaker: SBDC Staff
Fee: $ 30.00
Friday, May 19, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
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This class applies to QuickBooks for Windows Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions. This class is a combination section of Beginning & Intermediate Quickbooks. By registering for this section, you save $30 and are enrolled in both sections of the class. Katey O'Brien is QuickBooks Training Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeeping
Fee: $ 100.00
Friday, May 19, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. The class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business. Participants in the hands-on workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics: • Getting Started and Setting up QuickBooks • Working With Lists • Working With Bank Accounts • Using Other Accounts in QuickBooks • Entering Sales Information (including the basics of invoicing) • Receiving Payments and Making Deposits • Entering and Paying Bills You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00
Friday, May 19, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Teaching workshop participants how to take QuickBooks to an advanced level is the purpose of Intermediate QuickBooks. This class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur and how QuickBooks can work with your small business. • Analyzing Financial Data • Setting up Inventory • Tracking and Paying Sales Tax • Doing Payroll with QuickBooks • Tracking Time • Estimating and Progress Invoicing • Customizing Forms and Writing QuickBooks Letters You can register for the combination class and save $30.
Speaker: Katey O'Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.
Fee: $ 65.00