Events/Workshops

 
  
    

March

Friday, March 03, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Topic: Start-up Assistance Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau
Fee: $ 129.00
Monday, March 06, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Topic: Start-up Assistance Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau
Fee: $ 129.00
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Topic: Start-up Assistance Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 129.00
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Cash Flow Management
Ever heard the saying "Cash is King"? Nothing could be truer when it comes to effectively managing a business. Cash flow is different than profit and loss and is a measurement of how funds are flowing in and out of a business. It is a critical component to the success of small and mid-size businesses and managing cash effectively can literally make the difference between success and failure. Profits are absolutely meaningless without cash and in this workshop, participants will learn the basics of effective cash flow managements and the tools available to assist with this critical function. This workshop is appropriate for those business owners who took the Financial Statements 101 and 102 workshops as well as any business owner who wishes to get a firmer handle on his operation's finances. The instructor is available after the workshop to answer questions.
Speaker: Ross Hart
Location: CCV, Wilder
Fee: $ 25.00
Thursday, March 09, 2017 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Technology
Establishing a robust online presence for your small business is essential to a successful future. Today's customers expect to find your business quickly and easily when they look online. And if they don't, there are plenty of other options available to take your place. But with various website building tools and options, social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more, it can be a challenge to determine where to focus your energy. That, coupled with time and budgeting constraints, make it easy to make a wrong turn when it comes to decisions regarding your overall online business strategy. This workshop will help you learn the options, costs and risks associated with various digital platforms and website building strategies, as well as what online marketing tools to consider once your online presence has been established. We will cover website building, social media, paid online marketing, analytics and more.
Speaker: Patrick Ripley
Fee: $ 49.00
Monday, March 13, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Laurel Butler
Fee: $ 129.00
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Come and learn what it takes to write a strong press release using language having a better chance of capturing a reporter's attention. The days of sending one press release out in bulk to local or regional media are gone as it takes more effort to distribute your press release and get it published. There's a difference between the tone of a press release and the copy for a newspaper ad.
Speaker: Kate Paine, owner of Standing Out Online
Fee: $ 49.00
Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Ross Hart
Fee: $ 129.00
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Technology
Establishing a robust online presence for your small business is essential to a successful future. Today's customers expect to find your business quickly and easily when they look online. And if they don't, there are plenty of other options available to take your place. But with various website building tools and options, social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more, it can be a challenge to determine where to focus your energy. That, coupled with time and budgeting constraints, make it easy to make a wrong turn when it comes to decisions regarding your overall online business strategy. This workshop will help you learn the options, costs and risks associated with various digital platforms and website building strategies, as well as what online marketing tools to consider once your online presence has been established. We will cover website building, social media, paid online marketing, analytics and more.
Speaker: Patrick Ripley
Fee: $ 49.00
Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Topic: Start-up Assistance Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 129.00
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Topic: Start-up Assistance Starting Your Own Business can be challenging…are you ready to turn your idea into a real business opportunity? This workshop conducted by experienced business advisors, is designed as a guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend includes a comprehensive start-up workbook, handouts, and resources in marketing, financing, management and operations. Highlights of the workshop include using the “Business Model Canvas” to evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea, identifying your target customers and your “unique selling proposition”, consider start-up costs, sales, expenses and financing options. Learn how to register your business, apply for tax numbers, ways to pitch your idea, develop a business plan plus more. By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the tools and resources available to you and the “Next Steps” involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Ross Hart
Fee: $ 129.00