Events/Workshops

  
  
    

August

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Mastering QuickBooks Series - This series focusing on the desktop version of Quickbooks Course Four: Special Topics in QuickBooks Job Costing and Payroll Reporting Sales Tax QB for Restaurants QB for Real Estate and Property Management Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them Top 10 QB Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts $50.00 Registration Fee for all 4 session including course workbook July 8 – QuickBooks Overview - accounting 101, company setup, chart of accounts, preferences July 15 – The QB Sales Cycle – customers, invoices, receipts, deposits July 29 – The QB Purchasing Cycle – vendors, POs, bills, checking, credit cards, bank reconciliation August 5 - Special Topics in QB – payroll, job-costing, estimating, progress, payments
Speaker: Donna Winter
Fee: $ 50.00
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
NxLevel for Entrepreneurs Series Begins Wednesdays August 5, 2015 9:00 to 12:00am Fee: $195.00 (Materials included) Payment must be made at the door with check for $195 made out to "Maricopa SBDC" NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 4-week intensive training program designed to encourage business expansion in a community. The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities. Class dates are: August 5, 12, 19 and 26 NxLeveL comprises a dedicated group of professional authors, marketers and training professionals with decades of expertise in small-business education and development. In addition, we are experts in the field of adult education, with curricula rooted in adult learning characteristics, preferences and collaborative techniques. Entrepreneurs will learn: * How and when to start business planning * How to organize and better manage their business * How to identify opportunities and market their business * How to understand and get the business' financial in order and much more!
Speaker: Patti DuBois and Jenny Herschaft
Fee: $ 195.00
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
Social media is no longer limited to the average college user. The increasing use of social media presents new opportunities as well as questions and concerns for employees as well as employers. Individual and corporate Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat users are vulnerable. Utilizing real-world examples, Lori will address issues in confidentiality, in appropriate online behaviors, and potential intellectual property rights matters. This presentation will assist social media users in understanding the impact social media has on potential employment, termination and overall public perception. We'll touch on the employer's responsibility when utilizing and monitoring social media in addition to employee's responsibilities.
Speaker: Attorney Lori Brown As senior counsel at Hymson Goldstein & Pantiliat, PLLC, Lori has over 15 years of experience in labor and employment law as well as commercial litigation. Lori's legal experience began with an internship at the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She then furthered her training in private practice. Lori represents employees and employers in lawsuits involving issues such as non-compete agreements, wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, and breach of contract. ,
Thursday, August 06, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this This NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
Speaker: Jenny Herschaft, SBDC Business Analyst Learn more about her: http://maricopa-sbdc.com/virginia-herschaft/
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
NxLevel for Entrepreneurs Series Begins Wednesdays August 5, 2015 9:00 to 12:00am Fee: $195.00 (Materials included) Payment must be made at the door with check for $195 made out to "Maricopa SBDC" NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 4-week intensive training program designed to encourage business expansion in a community. The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities. Class dates are: August 5, 12, 19 and 26 NxLeveL comprises a dedicated group of professional authors, marketers and training professionals with decades of expertise in small-business education and development. In addition, we are experts in the field of adult education, with curricula rooted in adult learning characteristics, preferences and collaborative techniques. Entrepreneurs will learn: * How and when to start business planning * How to organize and better manage their business * How to identify opportunities and market their business * How to understand and get the business' financial in order and much more!
Speaker: Patti DuBois and Jenny Herschaft
Fee: $ 195.00
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
NxLevel for Entrepreneurs Series Begins Wednesdays August 5, 2015 9:00 to 12:00am Fee: $195.00 (Materials included) Payment must be made at the door with check for $195 made out to "Maricopa SBDC" NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 4-week intensive training program designed to encourage business expansion in a community. The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities. Class dates are: August 5, 12, 19 and 26 NxLeveL comprises a dedicated group of professional authors, marketers and training professionals with decades of expertise in small-business education and development. In addition, we are experts in the field of adult education, with curricula rooted in adult learning characteristics, preferences and collaborative techniques. Entrepreneurs will learn: * How and when to start business planning * How to organize and better manage their business * How to identify opportunities and market their business * How to understand and get the business' financial in order and much more!
Speaker: Patti DuBois and Jenny Herschaft
Fee: $ 195.00
Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this This NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
Speaker: Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst Learn more about him: http://maricopa-sbdc.com/sanjay-dhole/
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
NxLevel for Entrepreneurs Series Begins Wednesdays August 5, 2015 9:00 to 12:00am Fee: $195.00 (Materials included) Payment must be made at the door with check for $195 made out to "Maricopa SBDC" NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 4-week intensive training program designed to encourage business expansion in a community. The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities. Class dates are: August 5, 12, 19 and 26 NxLeveL comprises a dedicated group of professional authors, marketers and training professionals with decades of expertise in small-business education and development. In addition, we are experts in the field of adult education, with curricula rooted in adult learning characteristics, preferences and collaborative techniques. Entrepreneurs will learn: * How and when to start business planning * How to organize and better manage their business * How to identify opportunities and market their business * How to understand and get the business' financial in order and much more!
Speaker: Patti DuBois and Jenny Herschaft
Fee: $ 195.00

September

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
What You Need to Know about Google's Mobile-friendly Update and How to Rank Better in Search Results Google is used to perform 70% of the searches on the web. Be in the know about its latest mobile-friendly update and how it sees and ranks websites so your business can be found in search results. • What is the mobile-friendly update? • How to know if your site is mobile-friendly. • What to do if your site isn’t mobile-friendly. • Learn how search engines look at websites. • Learn how to modify your website to improve your search engine rankings. This training is best suited for the individual or team within a business that is responsible for marketing the business’ website.
Speaker: Brenda Newhouse, owner of Newhouse Studios Web Design & Strategy
Thursday, September 03, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this This NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
Speaker: Katie Boddy, SBDC Business Analyst Learn more about her: http://maricopa-sbdc.com/katie-boddy/
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