Business Training

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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
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...
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CE: QuickBooks – Advanced 5:30 pm
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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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
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...
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SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
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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Government Contracting Orientation 11:00 am
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...
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CE: QuickBooks User Certification 5:30 pm
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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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business 11:30 am
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 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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SBA Small Business Certifications 10:00 am
SBA Small Business Certifications @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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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Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business 6:00 pm
Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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...
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Red – Collin SBDC Classes

Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

Green – Dallas SCORE Classes

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Jun
6
Tue
SCORE: Is Buying a Franchise Good for You? $25 @ Bill Priest Business Growth Center
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SCORE: Is Buying a Franchise Good for You? $25 @ Bill Priest Business Growth Center | Dallas | Texas | United States

 Is Buying a Franchise Good for You? $25

If you are considering business ownership, specifically franchise ownership, then this workshop is for you! We will review the 3 options for going into business and discuss Small Business today in the United States. You’ll also see a Franchise Industry overview and receive tips on how to simplify your search. Come explore the possibilities!

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CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin County Community College
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin County Community College | Plano | Texas | United States
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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Jun
8
Thu
SBDC: Branding Workshop: It’s a BRAND New World @ Collin College Courtyard
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

It’s a BRAND New World

Any business cannot really be successful unless they stand for something. You must have an identity, evoke an emotion and be memorable to your customer. Brand-i-fication™ is our process of establishing your brand, permeating it into your market space and drive revenue. The class will cover:

* 5 Steps to a Power Brand

* The real value of a Brand Promise

* Your Business Website: the Billboard for your Brand

* Perspective, point of view and your voice

* Best Practices – what works

* Before you Begin: Knowing your Customer and your World

* What Focus Groups can Teach You

* What Storytelling did for a BBQ business

* Digital Checklist – terms and definitions

When you walk out the door, you will know what it takes to brand your business. Through our Brand-i-fication™ process, you will know how leverage your brand and your voice on social media to drive awareness and revenue. Your brand should have impact, create a loyal community and spur revenue and growth. Let your brand shout.

 

David McNair helped a brand new BBQ joint rise to #1 in the DFW Marketplace through branding and social media. He took a luxury retail store to a new level through storytelling and blogging. He took an ten-ton wrecking ball to his client’s competition by rebranding a large demolition company.  He took the nation’s largest diamond jeweler from a diamond commodity to a fashion presence.   

Partnering with TIK:TALK Marketing, they produce winning business websites and successful digital marketing campaigns.  As President of Talent America Marketing, David specializes in

branding programs to help clients differentiate themselves from the competition.

 

Contact:    David L. McNair, 469-458-3744 or David@TalentAmerica.us

Website:   TIK:TALK Marketing  www.Tik-Talk.com

Facebook: @tiktalkmarketing,  @TalentAmericaMarketing

 

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Jun
14
Wed
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Jun 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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Jun
16
Fri
CE: QuickBooks – Beginner @ Collin College
Jun 16 @ 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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Jun
20
Tue
CE: How to Promote and Market Your Business @ Collin County Community College
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: How to Promote and Market Your Business @ Collin County Community College | Plano | Texas | United States
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 mini-marketing plan. Align business goals with marketing goals. Create a brochure layout with key messages.
Course Objectives
1. Gather marketing intelligence.
2. Analyze the competition.
3. Position your company and products for competitive advantage.
4. Select the channels for your sales message.
5. Create compelling messages.
6. Create brochures.
7. Integrate direct mail with publicity, advertising, Internet, and trade shows.
8. Create strategic alliances.
9. Create a sales forecast.
10. Write a marketing plan.
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Jun
21
Wed
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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 work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
• Choice of Entity & Documents Required
• Minimizing Liability
• Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
• Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
• Intellectual Property –
→ Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents

 

 

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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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Jun
27
Tue
CE: QuickBooks – Advanced @ Collin College
Jun 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.

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Jun
28
Wed
SCORE: Employee Life Cycle:Interviewing, Hiring and What Comes Next – Free Workshop @ Bill Priest Business Growth Center
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SCORE: Employee Life Cycle:Interviewing, Hiring and What Comes Next - Free Workshop @ Bill Priest Business Growth Center | Dallas | Texas | United States

Paychex – Employee Life Cycle: Interviewing, Hiring & What Comes Next (FREE)

Learn about some of the most important employee management issues for small businesses – and how you can take action today. Join national HR leader Paychex and SCORE at our upcoming seminar and learn how to avoid some of the most common employee management mistakes for small businesses.

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Jul
4
Tue
Collin SBDC for July 4th Holiday
Jul 4 all-day