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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
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...
CE: QuickBook User Certification 5:30 pm
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...
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SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals 9:00 am
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...
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
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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SCORE: Grant Research and Development ($75 lunch included) 10:00 am
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...
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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
Dec 13 @ 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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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
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...
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Red – Collin SBDC Classes

Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

Green – Dallas SCORE Classes

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Aug
18
Fri
Collin SBDC closed for ACD
Aug 18 all-day
Aug
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SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 23 @ 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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Aug
29
Tue
SBDC:Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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.

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Sep
4
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Collin SBDC closed for Labor Day
Sep 4 all-day
Sep
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Collin SBDC Closed for ASBDC National Conference
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
Sep
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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 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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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 agencies, such as the IRS. Class discussion will cover the selection of manual systems currently on the market.
 
Course Objectives
1. Inform students on the recording requirements of a taxable business entity.
2. Maintain appropriate records to substantiate federal tax return.
3. Learn to complete loan applications from lending institutions.
4. Prepare journals, general ledger transactions, bank reconciliation’s and prepare year-end employment tax forms.
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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. Operate and own your business. 
2. Employ business planning practices. 
3. Understand capital formation. 
4. Employ marketing plans. 
5. Employ cash flow planning. 
6. Follow tax compliance guidelines. 
7. Employ insurance and legal planning.
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Sep
13
Wed
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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Sep
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Thu
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 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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