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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Sep
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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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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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Sep
20
Wed
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 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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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
Students will learn the secrets to selling on Amazon, identify the different types of Amazon accounts and their advantages, where to find virutally unlimited sources of inventory to sell on Amazon. You will discover the high-tech tools available to optimize your Amazon success, obtain barcodes for your own products, learn to create a successful product page, discover how to upload images. Students will also identify the advantages & disadvantages of eBay and Amazon, discover tips, tricks and trade secrets and learn to automate the entire process and run your business from anywhere
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Sep
22
Fri
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 so are your risks
  •          Assessing Risk
  •          Anticipating Disruptions that could lead to financial loss

Risk Management:

  •         Risk Control Solutions
  •         Analytic Solutions
  •         Client Focused Risk Solutions

1.       Operational

2.       Strategic

3.       Financial

4.       Hazard

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Sep
26
Tue
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 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: How to Develop a Business Plan @ Collin College Courtyard
Sep 26 @ 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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Sep
27
Wed
How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ Hyatt Place - Allen
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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 & Services
  • Organization, Management & Daily Operations
  • Employee Job Descriptions & Training
  • Marketing & Sales Strategy
  • Financial management

 

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Sep
28
Thu
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 of Google /Bing
Essential information for any business today.
 
Only $50/person! Register NOW!!
 
 
Come early and network with your fellow businesses.
Registration opens at 8:30am the day of the event.
 
You must pre-register!
SCORE is a resource resource partner with the SBA

 

Why is my website not generating leads? What should my website be doing? (over 70% of all non routine purchases today start with a web search)

We will cover a brief introduction to search engine optimization then: Audit your website -Techniques to Improve your social and web traffic -Improve your digital footprint -Create a better message.

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Oct
3
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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Oct 3 @ 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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