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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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Aug
16
Wed
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Aug 16 @ 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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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
5
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Collin SBDC Closed for ASBDC National Conference
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
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12
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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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