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Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. No accounting knowledge or QuickBooks experience is required. Basic computer skills are required.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Create a chart of accounts
- Enter bills
- Enter checks
- Record invoices
- Deal with a couple of financial reports.
Are you seeking to build confidence and close more deals? Learn the process that will maximize your success and help you achieve optimum outcome. There is no time when you can’t use practiced, proven negotiations skills to help you get what you want and need.
Speaker(s): Igor Gorlatov
Fee: No Cost
- Información de los requisitos mínimos para adquirir un préstamo hipotecario
- Orientación y pasos a seguir en la búsqueda de una casa
LACCC Café Y Pastel
Networking Latino Breakfast
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BlueCross NC Charlotte Center
5349 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28277
(Behind Home Depot at Promenade on Providence)
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Friday, April 26, 2019
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
(704) 343-2525 or register online
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Members – Free!
Non-members – $5.00
Deadline registration on April, 24th at 5:00 p.m.
START YOUR BUSINESS IN 4 WEEKS
When: Mondays* @ 6-8pm: 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20
*4-Week Commitment Required
Cost: FREE to Qualified Participants
In this FREE four week long cohort, participants will learn about the core aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business and marketing a business. You’ll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success! Get a $1800 value for FREE!
Brought to you by the SBTDC @ UNC Charlotte
Apply Now! (Deadline: April 24th)**
**Registration open to the first 30 qualified applicants
Discover how to manage and maintain your business finances by automating your accounting and financial reporting functions. Use this computerized program to set your company’s chart of accounts, receive payments, pay bills, create lists, track cash sales, enter bills, create invoices, make deposits, reconcile bank accounts and write checks in order to more easily manage your financial decisions.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Set up a Chart of Accounts
- Create Invoices
- Receive Payments
- Track Both Cash and Charge Sales
- Make Deposits
- Pay Bills
- Create Lists
- Reconcile Bank Accounts
- Produce Financial Reports
The first workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept Workshop, you are able to identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.
The second workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion in the Marketing Plan Workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of this session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise your marketing strategy.
The third workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.
The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. A bank loan officer will give an inside view of how a banker assesses the merit of business plans and loan application. At the end of the series, you have all the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.
The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.
This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.
In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.
Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.
Mark your calendars! The third annual CBR Small Business Month Kickoff event will be May 1, 2019 at Resident Culture Brewing! Join us from 5:30 – 7:30PM for a relaxed evening of making connections with local entrepreneurs and small business leaders. We’ll provide appetizers and live music, all you need are your business cards!
Registration for this event has closed. We hope to see you there!
The Government 101 course is designed to introduce small businesses to the government sales process. We will share the basics of how to prepare for local, state and federal government opportunities. This session will explore the dynamics of small business certifications and how they impact the procurement process. We will end the session with a demonstration on navigating the various electronic procurement platforms used to identify opportunities.
Seminar 1 of the Government Contracting Series
Speaker(s): Anita Staton
Pre-registration is required.
BEFCOR is a non-profit corporation providing business owners with long-term, fixed-rate financing for owner-occupied real estate and other fixed assets.
Carolina Business Capital (formerly Centralina Development Corporation) partners with banks to finance real estate and heavy equipment for small businesses across North Carolina.
Charlotte Business INClusion is a City of Charlotte program that seeks to increase utilization of Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprises in local contracting opportunities.
The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is a membership, volunteer-led organization that creates competitive advantage by growing the economy, advocating pro-business public policies and delivering innovative programs and services.
We are a non-profit organization serving black-owned businesses in the Charlotte Mecklenburg region.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a wide variety of resources for businesses and non-profit organizations.
The workforce development board offers services and programs to support your business’s growth potential: customized recruiting assistance, training grants for new and incumbent workers, labor market information and more.
The City of Charlotte provides business development support through a variety of services and programs.
City Startup Labs (CSL) has a mission of reimaging of African American millennials (Black Adults 18-34 yrs.) as a new class of entrepreneurs and innovators.
The Small Business Center at CPCC provides expert assistance and valuable resources to prospective and existing small business owners and non-profit organizations.
The purpose of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte (LACCC) is to offer a sustainable bilingual platform of programs, events and services that engages, empowers and supports both Latino and non-Latino businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals.
Mecklenburg County oversees many business license and permit processes and seeks to increase participation of MWSBE firms in the business community.
The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Charlotte Chapter, a non-profit organization established in 1985, is a professional development organization serving the Charlotte community at large.
NAWBO Charlotte is a professional organization specifically designed to fuel the success of the 42,000 women-owned businesses in the greater Charlotte area.
About our Partner Prospera is an economic development, non-profit organization specialized in providing bilingual assistance… Read More
SCORE counselors and mentors are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners start and grow successful businesses.
The nonprofit Center for Community Self-Help and its financing affiliates provide business loans and technical support to businesses throughout the Charlotte region.
The SBTDC is here to help small business owners meet the challenges of today’s business environment – manage their ever-changing world, and plan for the future of their business…
The SBA provides a variety of assistance to small businesses including loans and loan guarantees as well as counseling and training workshops – bond guarantees and business advocacy.
About our Partner The Center for Private Business at Wake Forest University is a membership… Read More
The Employers Association is Charlotte’s premier partner for human resource solutions, helping employers build successful workplaces.
Ventureprise is a broad-based hands-on strategic effort to help high growth startups and early stage companies grow.