Business Training

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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Feb 1 @ 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: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Feb 6 @ 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...
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CE; QuickBooks – Intermediate 5:30 pm
CE; QuickBooks – Intermediate @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 13 @ 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...
CE: How to Develop a Business Plan 6:30 pm
CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
4 – 3 hours classes (12 hours total)  Tues-Thurs. 6:30 pm – 9:30 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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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Feb 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...
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
Feb 14 @ 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...
CE: QuickBooks – Intermediate 6:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks – Intermediate @ Collin College
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CE: QuickBooks - Intermediate @ Collin College | Frisco | 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...
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SBDC: Accounting & Tax Issues of a Small Business 12:00 pm
SBDC: Accounting & Tax Issues of a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
SBDC: Accounting & Tax Issues of a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Accounting & Tax Issues of a Small Business Are the accounting and tax issues of a small business are overwhelming and is the information on the internet confusing and misleading?  Join us as this class will address: ·      Identify business entity (sole proprietorship, limited liability...
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CE: QuickBooks – Beginner 8:00 am
CE: QuickBooks – Beginner @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 16 @ 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...
Government Contracting Orientation 11:00 am
Government Contracting Orientation @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 16 @ 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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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business 11:30 am
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 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....
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business 6:30 pm
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 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...
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CE: QuickBooks – Advanced 5:30 pm
CE: QuickBooks – Advanced @ Collin College
Feb 27 @ 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.
CE:How to Promote and Market Your Business 6:30 pm
CE:How to Promote and Market Your Business @ Collin College Preston RIdge
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE:How to Promote and Market Your Business @ Collin College Preston RIdge | Frisco | Texas | United States
4 –  3 hour classes (12 hours total)  Tues/Thurs 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm   Course Description:   Learn what makes your customers buy. Use mailings, Internet, publicity and other media to get your message out. Measure results and get return on investment. Create a...
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SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications 10:00 am
SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 28 @ 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...

 

Red – Collin SBDC Classes

Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

Green – Dallas SCORE Classes

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SCORE: Successfully Navigate Government Contracting by Allied-SCSS @ Bill Priest Development Center
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
SCORE: Successfully Navigate Government Contracting by Allied-SCSS @ Bill Priest Development Center | Dallas | Texas | United States

180122 Successfully Navigate Government Contracting by Allied-SCSS

SCORE Dallas and Allied-SCSS are joining together for a Workshop that can help YOU get Government Contracting for your business

To succeed in Government Contracting you have to have a plan. Allied’s, How to Successfully Navigate Government Contracting class can provide you with a plan you need to tackle some common issues. Remember, its rarely a question of IF the Government buys your proproduct or service, but HOW MUCH of your product service the Government buys!

The goal of the course is to prepare Small Business to address:

  • Late Bid Notifications & Trouble Identifying Contracting Opportunities
  • Lack of Access to Working Capital
  • Trouble Acquiring Bonding and Insurance
  • Improperly Estimating or Pricing Services
  • Unsuccessful Networking with Prime Contractors & Other Small Business
  • Poor Marketing to Local, State and Federal Agencies
  • Unable to Build Capacity for Larger Jobs
  • Misunderstanding Federal and State Certifications
  • Missing Mandatory Pre-bids
  • Lack of Proposal & Presentation Assistance
  • Issues Managing Contract Funds on Net 30s or Net 60s

Key Elements:

CMBL Profile

SAM Profile

NIGP Codes

NAICS Codes

Socioeconomic Certifications

Capabilities Statement

DUNS Number

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Jan
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SCORE: Forming Nonprofit 501 (c)(3) Corporation in Texas @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SCORE: Forming Nonprofit 501 (c)(3) Corporation in Texas @ Bill J Priest Development Growth Center | Dallas | Texas | United States
180127 Forming Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Public Charity Tax Exempt Corporation in Texas 

You must bring your own computer/laptop to access all the necessary government electronic paper filing.

NOTE: This workshop is NOT intended for Church and Religious Groups, School startup, or Medical provision that requires the long IRS Form 1023.

You MUST have the latest version of PowerPoint, MS Word, and Adobe Acrobat for pdf to follow the hyperlinked instructions.

It is imperative that you know how to use your laptop, all of its programs, and how to navigate through them; the presenter does not have the time or the technical skills to lend IT support and disrupt the flow of the workshop.

No Walk-Ins. Walk-Ins Will Be Turned Away.

The workshop will cover:

(1) Legal Definitions & Responsibilities

(2) The Path to Formation, Designation, Tax Exemption, and Dissolution

(3) Articles of Incorporation

(4) Conflict of Interest

(5) Bylaws

(6) Reasonable Compensation, Due Diligence, and Arms-length

(7) Nonprofit Lean One Page Business Plan

(8) Texas Secretary Of State (SOS) Form 202 Certificate of Formation

(9) IRS Employee Identification Number (EIN) SS-4

(10) IRS Form 1023-EZ Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3)

(11) Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Form AP-205 Application for Exemption – Charitable Organizations

Presenter: Sheriff Osni, certified SCORE mentor, serving the Dallas chapter as the executive vice president

Acknowledgment: Special thanks to Linda Gray

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Jan
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SCORE: Buying or Selling a Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCORE: Buying or Selling a Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center | Plano | Texas | United States

SCORE Financial Series: 

180129 Buying or Selling a Business

This 3 hour workshop is designed to educate individuals interested in buying or selling a business. Key topics covered will be: 

  • Reasons and Decisions to make before buying or selling
  • Do’s and Dont’s
  • Using a Business Broker -Pros and Cons
  • Pricing and getting all the details in place to sell your business
  • Evaluating the value of an existing business
  • Creating the Letters of Intent
  • Negotiating practices
  • Due Diligence
  • Dealing with Material Changes
  • Closing – Timing is everything
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Jan
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SCORE: How to Start Your Own Consulting Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCORE: How to Start Your Own Consulting Business @ Legacy Texas Business Center | Plano | Texas | United States

180130 How to Start Your Own Consulting Business

(What every consultant should know)

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 business right. 

We”ll talk about:

  • In the beginning….
  • Consulting in general
  • Having your own practice
  • Getting Started
  • Key strategic elements
  • Major considerations
  • Management tips
  • Behind-the-scenes operations
  • Some fundamental issues

Come join us for this interactive workshop where you can connect with an on-going mentor to assist you through the development of your own business.

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CE: QuickBooks – Beginner @ Collin College
Jan 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 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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CE: How to Start and Operate a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: How to Start and Operate a Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard  | Plano | Texas | United States
4 – 3 hour classes (12 hours total) Tues/Thurs 6:30 pm – 9:30 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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Feb
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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Feb 1 @ 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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Feb
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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Feb 6 @ 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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Feb
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Tue
CE; QuickBooks – Intermediate @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 13 @ 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 familiar with the Online Banking Center and how it works.
2. Process Payroll and payroll taxes and necessary forms for IRS
3. Generate Estimates, Track Billable Expenses, Progress Invoicing and Class Tracking.
4. Customize templates and reports, and create QuickBooks letters
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CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard  | Plano | Texas | United States

4 – 3 hours classes (12 hours total)  Tues-Thurs. 6:30 pm – 9:30 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 resource requirements. You will get hands-on guidance in launching a business from the drawing board and a review of funding sources.
 
Course Objectives
1. Develop a mission statement. 
2. Conduct market analysis. 
3. Develop marketing strategies. 
4. Prepare financial projections and estimate capital resource requirements. 
5. Launch a business from the drawing board.
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