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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Sep 12 @ 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...
Accounting and Record Keeping in a Small Business 6:00 pm
Accounting and Record Keeping in a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Accounting and Record Keeping in a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
3 – 3 hours classes (9 hours total) Tues/Thurs    Course Description:   Revenues, expenses, ledgers, and journals — these are the tools used in record keeping for small businesses. Learn proven methods to help you comply with reporting requirements of financial institutions and governmental...
How to Start and Operate a Small Business 6:00 pm
How to Start and Operate a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Start and Operate a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
4 – 3 hour classes (12 hours total) Tues/Thurs 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Course Description   Gain insight into operating and owning your business. Learn business planning, capital formation, marketing planning, cash flow planning, tax compliance, insurance and legal planning. Course Objectives 1....
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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Sep 13 @ 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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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Sep 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...
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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business 11:30 am
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 20 @ 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...
How to Selll and Earn and Income on Amazon 6:00 pm
How to Selll and Earn and Income on Amazon @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
How to Selll and Earn and Income on Amazon @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
2 – 2.5 hours classes (7 hours total) Wednesday’s   Course Description:   Learn about the different type of Amazon accounts, including FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon), Pro Merchant and Merchant and various ways to earn money selling books, music and miscellaneous products.   Course Objectives...
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Hiring Your First Employee/Insurance-Risk Management 9:00 am
Hiring Your First Employee/Insurance-Risk Management @ Bill J Priest Center
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hiring Your First Employee/Insurance-Risk Management @ Bill J Priest Center | Dallas | Texas | United States
This workshop walks you through the process from deciding what kind of employee to hire, navigating the legal requirements, and posting the job, plus…. much more.    BB&T will focus on  Insurance/Risk Management Small Business Insurance:          Your business is unique… and...
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SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business  All businesses start with the intention of becoming successful, and most of those businesses start with a product or service that could get them there, but after a few years, many of those same businesses struggle to find...
How to Develop a Business Plan 6:00 pm
How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4 – 3 hours classes (12 hours total)  Tues-Thurs. 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Course Description:   Learn to prepare and carry out a successful business plan. Topics include developing a mission statement, conducting market analysis, developing marketing strategies, preparing financial projections and estimating capital...
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How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) 6:00 pm
How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ Hyatt Place - Allen
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ Hyatt Place - Allen | Allen | Texas | United States
In 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 &...
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Web Marketing Class 9:00 am
Web Marketing Class @ Irving Chamber of Commerce
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Web Marketing Class @ Irving Chamber of Commerce | Irving | Texas | United States
We will cover a brief introduction to search engine optimization, then…  Audit your website (bring your laptop) Show you Techniques to Improve your social and web traffic Teach you how to Improve your digital footprint Create Steps to get your message on the front page...
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Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

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Jul
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CE: QuickBooks – Beginner @ Collin College
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Beginner @ Collin College | 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 accounting program. Set up a company chart of accounts, make deposits, write checks, create invoices and cash sales receipts, receive payments, enter and pay bills, and reconcile accounts.
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SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States

Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business 

All businesses start with the intention of becoming successful, and most of those businesses start with a product or service that could get them there, but after a few years, many of those same businesses struggle to find success. How could this be? One main reason could be that they started without a marketing budget or plan. They don’t understand marketing and they don’t understand how important marketing is in making their business a success. This class will cover:

Marketing basics

Driving awareness of your business, product or service

Elements of a marketing plan

Goal planning

Marketing budget planning

Online marketing, including search and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Tactics including a focus on social media planning

Innovation and Ideation

After taking this class, you should understand the basics of marketing, the definition of an impression, the goals of an impression and the types of general tactics that you can use to help drive awareness. You should be able to develop your own marketing strategy with goals, tactics, timelines and costs. You should understand the basics of search, SEO and social media. Finally, you should understand the importance of ideation and innovation for the future success of your business.

Presented by: Steve Shalosky│Business Advisor 
Collin Small Business Development Center

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CE: QuickBooks – Intermediate @ Collin College
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Intermediate @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States

QuickBooks Intermediate –
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.

QuickBooks Intermediate –
Get familiar with the Online Banking Center and how it works. Process Payroll and payroll taxes and necessary forms for IRS. Generate Estimates, Track Billable Expenses, Progress Invoicing and Class Tracking. Customize templates and reports, and create QuickBooks letters.

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Aug
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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Aug 1 @ 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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Aug
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CE: QuickBooks – Advanced @ Collin College
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Advanced @ Collin College | Plano | Texas | United States

QuickBooks Advanced –
Get a grasp of QuickBooks and what happens behind-the-scenes. Learn about Balance
Sheet Accounts, Online Banking, Creating Budgets, Year End Closing Procedures, and
Problem Solving Tactics.

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Aug
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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Aug 9 @ 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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Aug
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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Aug 10 @ 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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Aug
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Fri
Government Contracting Orientation @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 11 @ 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 of Entry
Benefits of Minority Certification
Covers all government entities from city to federal
Individualized follow-up counseling is available to attendees at no charge

Presented by Chuck Waldrop of the Government Contracting SBDC.

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Aug
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CE: QuickBooks User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard Campus
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: QuickBooks User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard Campus | Plano | Texas | United States

QuickBooks User Certification: Tuesday/Thursday’s, 4 sessions $144

To register: http://www.collin.edu/ce

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Aug
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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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. Employee
• Paying Employees – Salaried v. Hourly
• Confidentiality and Non-Competes
• Employee Handbooks
• Policies on Technology Use

 

 

 

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Prestented by Terry Traveland of Traveland
Law.

Terry Traveland has been practicing law since 1994 as an experienced corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities law attorney. She provides advice to entrepreneurs on a broad range of issues including, business formation and planning, employment law, protection of intellectual property, purchases and sales of businesses, commercial transactions and contracts, loans and leases, and non-profit corporations.

 

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