/Events

Jan
28
Thu
Analice sus fortalezas, debilidades, oportunidades y amenazas @ Zoom webinar, login details provided upon registration
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Recuerda la última vez que usted documentó sus fortalezas y debilidades, y analizó sus oportunidades y amenazas? Después de Covid-19 muchas de esas premisas han cambiado. Este es el momento de hacer su análisis nuevamente. Equipados con ese conocimiento y trabajando en equipo es como se logra una buena tormenta de ideas. Usted va a comprobar sus premisas, cuestionará sus propias ideas, y podrá considerar cuándo y cómo hacer un giro en su negocio y trabajar en el desarrollo del mejor camino a seguir.

 

5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business @ Webinar
Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

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.

Speaker(s): Sonya Miller-Ray

Click here to register.

Is Starting a Business Right For You? SCORE Workshop Series #2–#5 (Fee: $150 for Workshop Series) @ Virtual webinar via Zoom
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Virtual Workshop Series #2 — #5 

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

 

Join us for four three-hour sessions that help you understand these basics:

  • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea,
  • Marketing your product or service,
  • Understanding business financials and how they work, and
  • How to fund and finance your business.

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Business Start-Up Series – 4 Sessions

Session 2: Business Concept January 7, 2021)

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 (January 14, 2021)

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 (January 21, 2021)

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 (January 28, 2021)

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)Registration:  The Business Start-Up Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Zoom virtual workshop, login information provided upon registration:

https://charlotte.score.org/event/virtual-simple-steps-starting-your-business-workshop-series-2-5-jan

 

 

Feb
1
Mon
Effective Digital Marketing Channels for Small Businesses @ Zoom webinar
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Register Now

Zoom Webinar

This LIVE Stream is part 4 of 4 in the Marketing and Technology Series. All presentations in this series are FREE and once registering, you will receive the Zoom link information for all four LIVE Streams.

Having identified your value proposition and USP and defined your target customers, this free webinar goes beyond organic (SEO) and social media traffic when it takes you into the Channels box of the Business Model Canvas and help you design an outbound marketing strategy. It defines all the Digital Marketing Channels available to you, including direct, referral, email and paid. You will learn how you can build your engine of growth effectively using all these digital channels.

 

Feb
2
Tue
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Small Business Center - Online
Feb 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 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.

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

Book required

Feb
3
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Small Business Center - Online
Feb 3 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 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.

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

Book required

Feb
4
Thu
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Small Business Center - Online
Feb 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 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.

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

Book required

Is Starting a business right for you? SCORE virtual workshop @ Zoom Virtual Meeting
Feb 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop
This introductory workshop focuses on the Business Start-Up Basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Business 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.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/content/take-workshop-249

VIRTUAL CHARLOTTE** NC IDEA: Subsidios Para Pequeños Negocios @ Virtual
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

La fundación NC IDEA en Carolina del Norte anuncia su programa de subsidios de $10,000 para probar su idea de negocio y $50,000 para expandir su negocio existente. En este seminario compartiremos los detalles de este programa, los pasos y documentos que necesita para aplicar para esta oportunidad.

Éste seminario es ofrecido gracias al apoyo de NC IDEA y Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Para más información o inscribirse visite: rb.gy/brxdue  o llame al 980-729-8273

Feb
5
Fri
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Small Business Center - Online
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 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.

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

Book required

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