Events/Workshops

  
  
    

December

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 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: Doug Covey, Kim Sherman-Labrum
Thursday, December 15, 2016 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
Thursday, December 15, 2016 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
Thursday, December 15, 2016 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

January

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 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, Steve Miller
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 10 sessions ending Wednesday, March 22
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: Steve Miller, Kim Sherman-Labrum
Fee: $ 500.00
Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Hiring. Daunting? Not so. In this class, we will take a couple of hours to help you break this big process into edible pieces. We will start with some simple recruiting tips, some helpful selection tricks, and offer the best known methods for retaining your best employees. We will also discuss a critical and often under utilized process called 'on-boarding' so that you can help make your newest employee's transition to productive team members and take as little time as possible. Employees can be a great investment into your company. Adding just the right team member, at just the right time can make a great positive impact.
Speaker: Patrick Crow Training Manager, Micron Technology Kepner Tregoe, Program Leader President, Walking J Companies
Fee: $ 20.00
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
You have the greatest idea for a business. It's perfect, and all your friends say they love it. But do you really have a viable product that will sell? In this class, we will help you determine this. Some of the topics we'll cover: -SWOT Analysis -What is your marketing mix? -What is your value proposition? Join us for this interactive session that will help you decide if your idea is the idea of the century or if it's time to go back to the drawing board.
Speaker: Kim Sherman-Labrum, Associate Business Consultant
Fee: $ 20.00

February

Tuesday, February 07, 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, Steve Miller
Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Do you think that marketing is a mystery? It's hard to do? Let us assist you with making the decisions on what marketing is right for you. Do you need a brochure, a website? Do you have to be on Facebook? We can help you make these decisions for your small business based on your time, knowledge and budget.
Speaker: Kim Sherman-Labrum, Associate Business Consultant
Fee: $ 20.00