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SBDC: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business: Free Livestream Workshop 10:30 am
SBDC: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business: Free Livestream Workshop @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business: Free Livestream Workshop @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Attend a free holiday livestream workshop! The Collin SBDC, Small Business Administration, Google, Facebook, Square, and Constant Contact have teamed up to help small businesses get online and grow with a free holiday, livestream workshop and Collin SBDC is hosting a viewing party for small...
CE: QuickBooks – Advanced 6:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks – Advanced @ Collin Colleges Courtyard
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Advanced @ Collin Colleges Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
QuickBooks – Advanced  $119 3 Wednesday’s 6:00 pm – 10: 00 pm
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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States
How to Fund Your Small Business This class is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover: Sources of funding Lender requirements Other funding considerations  
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SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) 10:00 am
SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) @ Bill Priest Center Room #2002
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) @ Bill Priest Center Room #2002 | Dallas | Texas | United States
Strategic, and specific grant  writing helps align the identified  needs of a nonprofit (and its  clients) with funding sources,  whether foundations, government  agencies, corporations or  individuals. This workshop offers a guide to the technical details of grant writing, an increasingly crucial method for raising money...
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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States
IRS Small Business Tax Workshop Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with...
CE; QuickBooks – Intermediate 5:30 pm
CE; QuickBooks – Intermediate @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE; QuickBooks - Intermediate @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Course Description Move beyond the basics. Learn to manually enter receipts, download transactions from financial institutions and reconcile your accounts. Set up and Process Payroll. Learn about Payroll taxes and how to file necessary forms for the IRS. Is this course for me? 1. Get...
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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States
How to Start a Small Business It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This class will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process...
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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business 11:30 am
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 9 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Legal Aspects to Starting a Business Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address: • How to Effectively...
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business 6:30 pm
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Legal Aspects of Running a Business Wondering whether you should have employees or independent contractors? How much and how often should you pay your employees? How do you protect your business assets? This class will address: • Hiring and Firing Practices • Independent Contractor v....
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CE: QuickBooks – Beginner 8:00 am
CE: QuickBooks – Beginner @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Beginner @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Course Description Learn to use this popular computerized accounting program. Prerequisite: Familiarity with computer keyboarding and Microsoft Windows Is this class for you? Crunch the numbers. Don’t let the numbers crunch you. This course uses hands-on exercises to cover the basics of using this popular...
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SCORE: How to Start Your Own Consulting Business 9:00 am
SCORE: How to Start Your Own Consulting Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCORE: How to Start Your Own Consulting Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center | Plano | Texas | United States
The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting a workshop for people who would like to start a consulting buisness on their own. Listen to SCORE Mentors who have done this on their own and can help you with all the details of setting up a consulting...
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SCORE: How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) 5:30 pm
SCORE: How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Central Library
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SCORE: How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Central Library | Dallas | Texas | United States
171025 How to Write an Effective Business Plan (FREE) The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting a workshop on writing business plans. Come join us as we take you through the 8 sections of the business plan and what you have to do in order to...
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Government Contracting Orientation 11:00 am
Government Contracting Orientation @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Government Contracting Orientation @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Government Contracting Orientation This is an orientation to government contracting at the federal, state and local level. Our trainers help remove the intimidation factor, confusion and complexity and show you how to succeed in government contracting. Orientation topics include: Government Bid Process Determining Right Point...
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SCORE: How to Start a Non-Profit Organization 10:00 am
SCORE: How to Start a Non-Profit Organization @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SCORE: How to Start a Non-Profit Organization @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center | Dallas | Texas | United States
The paperwork to start a nonprofit organization in Texas may seem overwhelming…. We can make it easy and clear for you!    Join us for an instructor interactive, guided step-by-step, hands-on, DIY workshop.    We will mentor you on the “what” and the “how” and...
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SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications 10:00 am
SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
The U.S. government is the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world, awarding approximately $500 billion in contracts every year. Before you can begin doing business with the government your business must obtain the proper certifications. Federal, state and local governments offer...
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Red – Collin SBDC Classes

Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

Green – Dallas SCORE Classes

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Nov
22
Wed
Collin SBDC Closed for Thanksgiving
Nov 22 – Nov 26 all-day
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SCORE: How to Start a Non-Profit Organization @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SCORE:  How to Start a Non-Profit Organization @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center | Dallas | Texas | United States

The paperwork to start a nonprofit organization in Texas may seem overwhelming….

We can make it easy and clear for you!

   Join us for an instructor interactive, guided step-by-step, hands-on, DIY workshop.

   We will mentor you on the “what” and the “how” and get you to complete all the necessary forms to be ready to file by the end of the day, if you choose to do so.

*You must bring your own computer/laptop to complete and fill out all the necessary electronic paperwork. NOTE: Smartphones are not able to access this paperwork.

**NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED!  WALK-INS WILL BE TURNED AWAY!

By the end of this session you will have learned:

  • How to incorporate in the State of Texas (a step-by-step process)
  • How to complete the application for 501(c)(3)  tax-exempt organization through the Internal Revenue Service – IRS Form 1023-EZ
  • How to STAY incorporated and remain a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization
Originator & Facilitator: Linda Gray
Conducted by: Sheriff Osni

 

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Nov
29
Wed
SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
The U.S. government is the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world, awarding approximately $500 billion in contracts every year. Before you can begin doing business with the government your business must obtain the proper certifications. Federal, state and local governments offer businesses opportunities to sell billions of dollars’ worth of products and services. Many government agencies require that some percentage of the procurement’s be set aside for small businesses. Certifying your business can definitely help you successfully compete for government contracts.
 
This workshop will cover the basic certifications required to do business at the federal level. This two hour workshop will provide an overview and eligibility criteria for the following certifications: Small Business Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)/Economic Disadvantage Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)/Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) Small Disadvantage Business/8(a) Business Development Historically Underutilized Enterprise
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Dec
5
Tue
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States

IRS Small Business Tax Workshop

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner?
This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.

Presented by Henry Harris, CPA
of Altland and Harris Financial Group, Inc.

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CE: QuickBook User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: QuickBook User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Course Description
A QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) is an individual who has learned how QuickBooks 
works and wants to prove their skills to the world. This course is designed to help prepare 
you for the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Exam from Certiport. In this class we will 
review what we’ve learned from the Beginner to Advanced classes and prepare for the 
actual exam.
Course Objectives
Review and prepare for the Certiport Exam. Sign up and register. Practice, practice, practice and test.
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Dec
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SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals @ Greater Irving-LasColinas Chamber
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals @ Greater Irving-LasColinas Chamber | Irving | Texas | United States

Tighten Up Your PITCH and IMPROVEYour Close Ratio!!

BY ATTENDING the SCORE Dallas WORKSHOP….. 

171207 How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals 

We will explain the importance for all businesses, in particular small/midsize businesses, to have two compelling and non-salesy sales message to capture and hold the interest of your prospects. You will also learn the secrets of how to use LinkedIn as a content marketing vehicle that will convert targeted new contacts into purchase ready leads.

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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States

How to Fund Your Small Business

This class is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover:

  • Sources of funding
  • Lender requirements
  • Other funding considerations

 

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Dec
9
Sat
SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) @ Bill Priest Center Room #2002
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) @ Bill Priest Center Room #2002 | Dallas | Texas | United States

Strategic, and specific grant  writing helps align the identified  needs of a nonprofit (and its  clients) with funding sources,  whether foundations, government  agencies, corporations or  individuals.

This workshop offers a guide to the technical details of grant writing, an increasingly crucial method for raising money to fund projects and programs for nonprofits and other organizations.

The workshop explores the relationship of grant writing to an organization’s strategy for fundraising which is critical to running the business aspects of the nonprofit organization.  It also outlines the stages of grant writing and highlinghts grant writing practices.

LAPTOPS ARE ENCOURAGED!

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Dec
13
Wed
SCORE: How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Central Library
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

171025 How to Write an Effective Business Plan (FREE)

The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting a workshop on writing business plans. Come join us as we take you through the 8 sections of the business plan and what you have to do in order to complete them.

n order to evaluate your business success, acquire money from lending institutions, and inform interested parties about your business you MUST have a business plan.

 

A well defined Business Plan includes:

 
  • Executive Summary
  • Business Description & Vision
  • Definition of Market/Customer Base
  • Products & Services
  • Organization, Management & Daily Operations
  • Employee Job Descriptions & Training
  • Marketing & Sales Strategy
  • Financial management

 

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Dec
14
Thu
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States

How to Start a Small Business

It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This class will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process of starting a new business.

Why start a small business?
• What are your goals?
• What are your strengths?
• What are your values?
• How do you work?

The workshop will also cover the process of starting a business:

Starting a business
• How to analyze feasibility of your idea
• How to prepare business plan
• Selecting legal form
• Sources of capital
• Business licenses and permits
• Sources of information

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