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UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct
15
Mon
QuickBooks 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Basic computer skills & some basic accounting are required. CPCC Student log in required.  Book required QuickBooks Pro Level 1

Improving Nonprofit Impact through Technology @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how nonprofits can effectively utilize web and email communications, online fundraising tools, and mobile and social media. Participants will learn about technology trends that assist the nonprofit organization in operating more efficiently and have a greater community impact. This is the third session of a four part series. Attendees do not need to attend all four sessions but those that do will receive a series certificate of completion.

DIY Videography for Entrepreneurs @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Video is hot! For a small business owner, it’s also a powerful tool to jazz up your brand and engage more customers. This short course will teach you how to do it yourself using low cost equipment – even your own phone, and free or low-cost software. As a bonus, each student who completes the course gets 2.5 hours of professional studio time to produce your video. No experience needed

Course covers start to finish: concept, development, writing, camera operation and post-production

Oct
16
Tue
How to Start A Restaurant @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening a restaurant is hard, but fun work. Where do you start? This comprehensive course will take you step-by-step through the knowledge and processes that will make you a successful restaurateur. From creating a menu to the servers you hire, learn how to make the business enjoyable, appealing and profitable one plate at a time. Topics include the business plan, funding, choosing a site, lease negotiation, design and equipment, hiring and training.

Oct
17
Wed
QuickBooks 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center
Oct 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Basic computer skills & some basic accounting are required. CPCC Student log in required.  Book required QuickBooks Pro Level 1

Oct
18
Thu
Legal Structure @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

This workshop will  prepare and introduce entrepreneurs on the types of business entities recognized in NC, legal matters that can come up when running your business, and provide guidance on what to expect with the unexpected.

How to Start A Restaurant @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening a restaurant is hard, but fun work. Where do you start? This comprehensive course will take you step-by-step through the knowledge and processes that will make you a successful restaurateur. From creating a menu to the servers you hire, learn how to make the business enjoyable, appealing and profitable one plate at a time. Topics include the business plan, funding, choosing a site, lease negotiation, design and equipment, hiring and training.

Small Business Development Orientation – Evening Sessions @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market.  The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, financial projections, and funding opportunities.

Oct
19
Fri
QuickBooks 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Basic computer skills & some basic accounting are required. CPCC Student log in required.  Book required QuickBooks Pro Level 1

Oct
20
Sat
Millionaire In You! @ Johnson C Smith University, Science Center
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm