Events/Workshops

   
  
    

North Central Idaho SBDC Offices,

Thursday, September 01, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Help your customers find your business, find your website, and/or communicate with you. Get your business on the Google map for free. Considerations for Search Engine Optimization. Bring your free Gmail address and password. WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: • Light refreshments • Door prizes • Presentations from business development professionals • Expertise from established local businesses • Networking • One-on-one consultations
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Thursday, September 08, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Fundamentals
Streamline your operations. Evaluate online tools. Increase productivity. Find answers. Reduce waste. Develop strategy and use Action Plans to meet your goals. WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: • Light refreshments • Door prizes • Presentations from business development professionals • Expertise from established local businesses • Networking • One-on-one consultations
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Panel of marketing and advertising professionals will provide insight on how businesses can create relationships with clients, hot to make good use of their marketing investment, and the "do's and don'ts" of advertising/marketing. WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: • Light refreshments • Door prizes • Presentations from business development professionals • Expertise from established local businesses • Networking • One-on-one consultations
Speaker: TBA
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
No privately-run business - large or small - can realistically claim, "I don't really need a big advantage over my competition for long-term success." This workshop confronts the realism of your market head-on- that creating advantage is essential. We will explore the need to create core competencies that mean something to your customers. And raise market awareness to help you become a strategist - not a run-of-the-mill tactician. The workshop format will be highly participatory. WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: • Light refreshments • Door prizes • Presentations from business development professionals • Expertise from established local businesses • Networking • One-on-one consultations
Speaker: Todd Broadman
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Accurate and timely books can be critical to success. The IRS, lenders, potential buyers, and good decision making all require good bookkeeping. QuickBooks training can give you a competitive edge by providing you the record keeping tools to track what's working and where you can improve. In this 2 part class, you will learn how to create a company file from scratch; add customers, vendors, products and services; manage and reconcile bank accounts and credit cards. This is a hands-on course held in our computer lab where you will be completing training exercises along with the instructor. A copy of the lab manual in DVD format is yours to keep for future reference.
Speaker: Judy Schumacher
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 45.00
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
In Part 2, we will continue where we left off in Part 1 focusing on entering sales, receiving payments, recording deposits, paying bills, setting up inventory, tracking and paying sales tax and reviewing important financial reports.
Speaker: Judy Schumacher
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 45.00
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Learn how to use payroll services through QuickBooks in this 2 part course. Local CPA, Su Brown, will introduce you to the structure of paychecks, employer and employee taxes, payroll forms and payment schedules. Setting up chart of accounts for payroll liabilities and salary/wage expense for easier management will be covered. You will also learn how to enter employees and timesheets; process paychecks and generate payroll forms and reports. Idaho and Washington payroll requirements will be discussed, as well as other payroll deductions.
Speaker: Su Brown, CPA
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 45.00
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
You will continue to work on setting up employees correctly, adding payroll items, taxes and deductions, time tracking, generating payroll checks, and payroll reports. Gain further understanding of payroll expenses and liability accounts.
Speaker: Su Brown, CPA
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 45.00
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
In this class you will learn about the various types of reports and graphs QuickBooks offers and how to create them. What do the reports mean and how can they used for financial management? Learn how to customize reports by modifying filters and moving or adding columns. Tips and troubleshooting will be discussed as well as how to memorize your favorite reports.
Speaker: Su Brown, CPA
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 45.00
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
In this workshop, we will look at keeping score, records, accounting, information for decision making, cash, taxes, credit, raising capital, and making deals.
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
In this workshop, we will discuss common business expenses that are tax deductible and the general rules for deducting those expenses. When is meal, travel and entertainment expenses tax deductible? What is the difference between employees and independent contractors?  Should you take an in-home office deduction? What constitutes advertising? Can I deduct mileage expenses?
Speaker: Su Brown, CPA
Approximately 9 miles away from zip code 83501

Elk River Library

Thursday, September 08, 2016 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Workshop will include information to help attendees: - Understand what it means when we say Broadband - Learn how much various Internet based activities require (how much bandwidth) - Meet local service providers and learn what services they can offer you - Learn what security measures providers offer
Speaker: Local service providers
Approximately 43 miles away from zip code 83501
Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Technology
Workshop will include information to help attendees: - The basics of a website design - Optimization to get your website at the top of search lists - How to link your website to Social Media accounts to increase traffic leading to more sales - Checks to see if your website is mobile friendly and get your business on the Google map
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Approximately 43 miles away from zip code 83501
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Topic: Technology
Workshop will include information to help attendees: - Security Measures & Techniques to protect your data online - Examples of Cloud based applications/tools that can streamline your operations (banking, bookkeeping, marketing) - Tips on Government Contracting
Speaker: Barbara Leachman
Approximately 43 miles away from zip code 83501

Outreach Office, Grangeville

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
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
Approximately 47 miles away from zip code 83501
Fee: $ 80.00