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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Aug
10
Mon
Basic Accounting with QuickBooks – Online @ CPCC Small Business Center
Aug 10 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

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.

Class will meet Monday & Wednesday 8:30-11:30am

Pre-registration is required

 

A Sip of Monday Motivation @ Instagram
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am

Start out your week with A Sip of Monday Motivation from Natalie Williams on Instagram Live @wbccharlotte

https://www.instagram.com/wbccharlotte/

Aug
11
Tue
Small Business Development / Business Plan Overview @ Webinar
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business. Having challenges with understanding where to begin with your business plan, and what components are required? The Business Plan Overview session will give business owners the ability to walk-away knowledgeable of the key objectives needed for a professional plan.

North Carolina Wage and Hour Laws @ Webinar
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Do you understand Department of Labor laws? NC DOL assist employers take a proactive approach in learning about some of the areas that must be addressed when you have employees. Gain valuable information on the following topics: Wage and Hour Terms; Minimum Wage and Overtime requirements; Youth Employment; Record Keeping Requirements; Wage Deductions; Exemptions. Knowledge is power!

Protecting Your Employees During Turbulent Times – Webinar @ CPCC Small Business Center
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

When things aren’t business as usual, it is important for business owners to make sure their employees feel safe and heard. Explore techniques to help keep your employees healthy, physically and mentally. Discuss how to handle concerns from your employees, whether they are virus related or in response to any other unrest in the world today.

Speaker(s): Nikki Pounds HR Unequivocally

Pre-registration required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Aug
12
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Aug 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am

PitchBreakfast is a catalyst within the entrepreneurial community, a safe place where entrepreneurs go to connect, learn and grow.

SCHEDULE

8:00 AM Networking + Breakfast
8:15 AM Pitches
9:15 AM Networking

PitchBreakfast is the second Wednesday of every month at Packard Place, 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), Charlotte, NC 28202.

2 to 4 companies have 5 minutes (with slides) to present their ideas followed by 10 minutes of feedback from our expert panelists and then a Q+A with the audience.

Once a quarter, we host IDEA Pitch, for the select pitchsters from PitchBreakfast. 2 to 4 companies have 2 minutes (no slides) to present their ideas followed by 15 minutes of feedback from IDEA Fund Partners.

Breakfast and coffee is provided, courtesy of our sponsors.

PARKING

Packard Place is located at 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), just 3 blocks from the Lynx Blue Line 3rd Street/Convention Center stop.

Parking is available on the street around Packard Place and at many affordable parking decks shown on the map.

Basic Accounting with QuickBooks – Online @ CPCC Small Business Center
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

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.

Class will meet Monday & Wednesday 8:30-11:30am

Pre-registration is required

 

How to Build the Entrepreneur’s Financial Model – Business Growth Series @ Zoom virtual webinar
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

How to Build the Entrepreneur’s Financial Model – Business Growth Series 

 

In this workshop, we will discuss how to structure the budget and how it goes beyond the numbers. Developing a financial model and/or budget can be overwhelming, but understanding what you’re truly trying to accomplish with make this exercise a much simpler and enjoyable effort.

Attendees can expect to learn:

An understanding of how to put all of the financial information together to understand what costs/expenses drive your business and which have the greatest effect on your Revenue and Net Income.

For Registration: https://charlotte.score.org/event/how-build-entrepreneurs-financial-model-bus-growth-series-aug-12

 

Mid-Week Lunch Spotlight @ Webinar
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our Mid-Week Lunch Spotlight platform is designed:
1. To bring up-to-date information to our listeners, clients, customers, and community
2. Have conversation about the most pressing issues which right now is COVID-19
3. To bring resources, solutions, and strategies to the small business community in a tangible way that eradicates misconceptions of minority businesses being valid
4. To highlight our community leaders and partners and the work they do that brings VALUE to our economy

Aug
13
Thu
Bonding and Contract Law @ Webinar
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about what is bonding and how to can I qualify?
Contract law discuss on how to reading contracts, pitfalls to avoid
Ask your questions to a construction attorney and a bonding agent

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