Business Training

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SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop 9:00 am
SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop @ Collin College
Dec 5 @ 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: QuickBook User Certification 5:30 pm
CE: QuickBook User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CE: QuickBook User Certification @ Collin College Courtyard | Plano | Texas | United States
Course Description A QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) is an individual who has learned how QuickBooks  works and wants to prove their skills to the world. This course is designed to help prepare  you for the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Exam from Certiport. In this class...
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SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals 9:00 am
SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals @ Greater Irving-LasColinas Chamber
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCORE: How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals @ Greater Irving-LasColinas Chamber | Irving | Texas | United States
Tighten Up Your PITCH and IMPROVEYour Close Ratio!! BY ATTENDING the SCORE Dallas WORKSHOP…..  171207 How to Create More Leads and Close More Deals  We will explain the importance for all businesses, in particular small/midsize businesses, to have two compelling and non-salesy sales message to capture and hold...
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business @ Collin College
Dec 7 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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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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
Dec 13 @ 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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SBDC: How to Start a Small Business 11:00 am
SBDC: How to Start a Small Business @ Collin College
Dec 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...
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Red – Collin SBDC Classes

Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes

Green – Dallas SCORE Classes

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Nov
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Collin SBDC Closed for Thanksgiving
Nov 22 – Nov 26 all-day
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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 get you to complete all the necessary forms to be ready to file by the end of the day, if you choose to do so.

*You must bring your own computer/laptop to complete and fill out all the necessary electronic paperwork. NOTE: Smartphones are not able to access this paperwork.

**NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED!  WALK-INS WILL BE TURNED AWAY!

By the end of this session you will have learned:

  • How to incorporate in the State of Texas (a step-by-step process)
  • How to complete the application for 501(c)(3)  tax-exempt organization through the Internal Revenue Service – IRS Form 1023-EZ
  • How to STAY incorporated and remain a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization
Originator & Facilitator: Linda Gray
Conducted by: Sheriff Osni

 

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