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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Nov
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Tue
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 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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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 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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Nov
8
Wed
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 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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Nov
9
Thu
SBDC: Legal Aspects of Starting a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 9 @ 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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SBDC: Legal Aspects of Running a Business @ Collin College Courtyard
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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. Employee
• Paying Employees – Salaried v. Hourly
• Confidentiality and Non-Competes
• Employee Handbooks
• Policies on Technology Use

 

 

 

Traveland Law Logo
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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Nov
10
Fri
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 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.
 
Class held on 2 Friday’s 8-5
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Nov
13
Mon
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 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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Nov
15
Wed
SCORE: How to Write an Effective Business Plan (Free) @ J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Central Library
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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 complete them.

n 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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Nov
17
Fri
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 of Entry
Benefits of Minority Certification
Covers all government entities from city to federal
Individualized follow-up counseling is available to attendees at no charge

Presented by Chuck Waldrop of the Government Contracting SBDC.

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Nov
22
Wed
Collin SBDC Closed for Thanksgiving
Nov 22 – Nov 26 all-day