Events/Workshops

 
  
    

Business Basics

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Ross Hart
Fee: $ 99.00
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 99.00
Monday, May 05, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hiring the right employees is a critical business management function that helps you get more done, grow your business, lighten your load and broaden the skills and capabilities of your company. This workshop will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge and practical tools to use whether you're hiring your first employee or the 100th.
Speaker: Deb Eibner
Fee: $ 49.00
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Three hours of hands-on training with marketing expert Amy Mattinat who has a real 'brick and morter' small business and doesn't just spout the latest marketing jargon - she walks the walk. Amy will share her Secret Sauce so you too can dominate your industry with top quality customers. You will walk out of the door with the right information you need to take your business to the next level! Find out how you can make your business stand out and surpass your competition. Learn how to identify who your best, top quality customers are and what they have in common. Discover how to create a loyalty program that keeps your best customers coming back for more. Create a system to get your A+ customers to help you grow your business.
Speaker: Amy Mattinat
Fee: $ 49.00
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Social Media is here to stay, yet with so many sites to choose from, determining which is best for your business and managing your presence on the channel can be a daunting task. Social media is constantly changing and every channel offers varying features, benefits, and market reach. This seminar offers insights into creating and sustaining a social media strategy, and will cover the most popular social media channels; Yelp, Pinterest, Google+, Twitter, Facebook and more. No charge.
Speaker: Nancy Shuttleworth
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Three hours of hands-on training with marketing expert Amy Mattinat who has a real 'brick and mortar' small business and doesn't just spout the latest marketing jargon - she walks the walk. Amy will share her Secret Sauce so you too can dominate your industry with top quality customers. You will walk out of the door with the right information you need to take your business to the next level! Find out how you can make your business stand out and surpass your competition. Learn how to identify who your best, top quality customers are and what they have in common. Discover how to create a loyalty program that keeps your best customers coming back for more. Create a system to get your A+ customers to help you grow your business.
Speaker: Amy Mattinat
Fee: $ 49.00
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 99.00
Monday, May 12, 2014 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Laurel Butler
Fee: $ 99.00
Monday, May 12, 2014 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau
Fee: $ 99.00
Thursday, May 15, 2014 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Laurel Butler
Fee: $ 99.00
Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau
Fee: $ 99.00

Safety

Friday, May 16, 2014 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Fee: $ 85.00