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UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug
26
Mon
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – Seminario en Español “Cuente con su Éxito” presentado por BB&T @ LACCC Oficinas
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presentado Por:
Ana Hazel Espinoza | VP, Market Leader  | Small Business Lender
Location:
Latin American Chamber of Commerce Offices
145-C Scaleybark Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
Free Parking
Date/Time Information:
Lunes, Agosto 26
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact Information:
Director of Events & Programs – John Garcia – 704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:
Gratis y Abierto al Público!
Espacio es limitado

Reserva tu espacio  y registrate!
Aperitivos y refrescos serán servidos
Aug
27
Tue
Business Startup Workshop @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Want to start a business, but not sure of the paperwork you need or the steps you should take???  This Startup Workshop is designed to give Entrepreneurs on-site legal counsel and assistance.  This hands-on workshop will provide participants with answers to their legal questions, support with filling out documents with NC Secretary of the State, and support with completing all paperwork to get your business up and running. Walk away with your startup documents in hand. Bring your laptop and form of payment to complete business registration on-site.

The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – “Meet the Candidates” Forum 2019 @ Temple Beth EI
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Event Description:

 

 

Location:
Temple Beth El
5101 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC. 28226
In the David Silverman Social Hall
Free Parking
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, August 27th
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Register online or by calling at 704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:

FREE Event!
All Candidates MUST Register Online!

Aug
28
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Description

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.

Objectives

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
Aug
29
Thu
Choosing Your Legal Structure @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you are going to own a business, you must decide what kind of legal entity you will be. Learn about  the six main business structures (sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, Limited Liability Company, “c” corporation and “s” corporation) and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Speaker(s): Stephanie Fields

Choosing Your Legal Structure (online) @ CPCC Central Campus Online
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you are going to own a business, you must decide what kind of legal entity you will be. Learn about  the six main business structures (sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, Limited Liability Company, “c” corporation and “s” corporation) and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Speaker(s): Stephanie Fields

Pre-registration required.
Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar.

Aug
30
Fri
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Aug 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Description

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.

Objectives

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
Sep
4
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Sep 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Description

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.

Objectives

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
Sep
6
Fri
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Sep 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Description

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.

Objectives

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
Sep
10
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 @ SBA
Sep 10 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2 — #5

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Sept 10)

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.

Session 3: Marketing Plan (Tues Sept 17)

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.

Session 4: Financial Projections (Tues Sept 24)

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.

Session 5: Funding Sources and Next Steps (Tues Oct 1)

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.

Attend all four sessions for $150.00 (A second person from the same company is an additional $50.00)

The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.