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May
3
Thu
Branding & Marketing: “How To Build a Fierce Brand!” @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – Aug 10 @ 8:30 PM

This course will include the brand framework and various strategies on what it takes to build a fierce brand and take tit to market for your audience. Additionally, provide the tools you can use to up-level your personal and business brand so that you can create the lifestyle you desire.

May
27
Sun
Learning Circle: Entrepreneurship @ Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Main Library
May 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Entrepreneurship 1-Developing the Opportunity: How does a good idea become a viable business opportunity? What is entrepreneurship and who fits the profile of an entrepreneur? This introductory course is designed to introduce you to the foundational concepts of entrepreneurship, including the definition of entrepreneurship, the profile of the entrepreneur, the difference between entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management, and the role of venture creation in society. You’ll explore where technology entrepreneurship and impact entrepreneurship align and where they diverge, and you will learn proven techniques for identifying the opportunity, assessing the opportunity, hypothesis testing and creating a prototype. By the end of this 4-week course, you will know how to test, validate and prototype your idea, and also whether or not you fit the profile of an entrepreneur!

Learning Circles are lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together, in-person. Learning circles are peer supported, facilitated by Library staff in Library spaces, and free for learners. Learning circles are akin to a book group for learning.

Jun
4
Mon
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Jun 4 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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.

You can register  online or  by calling CPCC’s Customer Service Department @  704-330-4223 option #2 .

DIY Videography for Entrepreneurs @ CPCC Central Campus, Hall Bldg Room 215
Jun 4 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 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. Couse covers start to finish: concept, development, writing, camera operation and post-production.

!st & 4th classes held at CPCC’s  Central Campus Hall Building Room 215

2nd & 3rd classes held at CPCC’s Center for the Arts Technology Building Room 102

Registration can be completed Online or by calling Customer Service @ 704-330-4223 option #2.

 

 

Jun
5
Tue
Small Business Development Orientation – Morning Sessions @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Jun 5 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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.

Basics of Bookkeeping @ CPCC Hall Building, Third Floor Room 304
Jun 5 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Topic: Tax Planning

Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you.

How to start a Restaurant @ CPCC Small Business Center Roon 215
Jun 5 @ 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.

 

Registration can be completed Online or by calling into our Customer Service Department @  704-330-4223 option #2.

QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Central Campus Levine Technology Department Room 3120
Jun 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 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.

You can register online or by calling our Customer Service Department at 704-330-4223 option #2.

Jun
6
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Levine Campus Room 2105
Jun 6 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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.

You can register  online or  by calling CPCC’s Customer Service Department @  704-330-4223 option #2 .

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop I @ Packard Place
Jun 6 @ 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

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