Tuesday, October 04, 2016 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: Ross Hart
Fee: $ 99.00
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Technology
This workshop could save you thousands and help keep your customers' confidence. Today's businesses are online with websites, email and all kinds of electronic storage. What Data in your organization is considered sensitive? Do you have intellectual Property (industrial design rights, trade secrets, patents, etc.), or customer information (name, address, phone, image, social security, credit card transactions, etc.) and is it at risk for security breaches? Would such a breach be devastating to your business? Learn where you may be at risk and how to enhance your technology readiness and business resiliency through implementation of best practices to avoid intrusion and how to protect your information from the threat of internal employee carelessness as well as what to do if a breach occurs.
Speaker: Kerin Stackpole and John Burton
Location: CCV, Wilder
Fee: $ 25.00