/Events

Jan
22
Tue
Customer Discovery @ CPCC Small Business Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Speaker(s): Gayle Ireland

Without customers, your business will fail.  That is why it’s critical to take the time to identify and understand your potential customers before startup and then as an ingoing business process.  Discover a variety of techniques to engage your customers such as interviews, observations, surveys and more.  Find out how to gather data from the customer to validate the feasibility of your idea, product or service and business model.  Additionally, this information will help you better communicate and market your business based on customer triggers and paid points.

 

 

Pre-Registration is Required

 

Fee: No Cost

Jan
23
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center Suite 110
Jan 23 @ 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.

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
Jan
24
Thu
Working the Business Model Canvas @ CPCC SMall Business Center
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Throw out your static business plan for this innovative tool for success and you will be able to design and implement a new business idea or analyze and renovate an old one. The Business Model Canvas is a hands on approach for business modeling that allows you to outline and test your hypothesis, present your ideas to customers, collect real-world evidence and pivot to adapt your idea or business to the changing landscape. Strategically and systematically find more effective ways to do business and see the benefits to your bottom line.

Speaker(s): Tom Conroy

Pre-Registration is required

Jan
25
Fri
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center Suite 110
Jan 25 @ 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.

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
Jan
28
Mon
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Harris Campus H@ Room 2127
Jan 28 @ 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.

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
Jan
29
Tue
Food Truck 101 @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

What’s the best way to learn how get a feel for the mobile food scene in your area? Start talking to the most experienced and successful vendors in your area of course! – See more at: http://foodtruckempire.com/how-to/kansas-city/#sthash.OD9UC1uE.dpuf

Food trucks are the single fastest growing sector of the restaurant industry. Discover how to develop your business, build your brand and gain a loyal following. You will learn how to comply with regulatory requirements, to overcome common obstacles and to measure your success. Bonus: course includes a panel discussion with mobile food truck operators.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • Understand unique laws and regulations for food trucks
  • Investigate the feasibility of launching a mobile food business
  • Become familiar with best practices in operating, marketing and branding a mobile food business
Jan
30
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center Suite 110
Jan 30 @ 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.

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
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Harris Campus H@ Room 2127
Jan 30 @ 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.

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
Jan
31
Thu
Building an MVP @ CPCC Hall Building 3rd floor Room 310
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Business Basics

So you want to launch something cool, but you need money to do it, but you won’t have money until you launch something cool. Learn how to create an MVP, Minimal Viable Product. This proven process will enable you to make the least investment to test your business model and get a product in the hands of the customer.

Speaker(s): Renee Hode and Tom Conroy

Pre-registration required.

Food Truck 101 @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

What’s the best way to learn how get a feel for the mobile food scene in your area? Start talking to the most experienced and successful vendors in your area of course! – See more at: http://foodtruckempire.com/how-to/kansas-city/#sthash.OD9UC1uE.dpuf

Food trucks are the single fastest growing sector of the restaurant industry. Discover how to develop your business, build your brand and gain a loyal following. You will learn how to comply with regulatory requirements, to overcome common obstacles and to measure your success. Bonus: course includes a panel discussion with mobile food truck operators.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • Understand unique laws and regulations for food trucks
  • Investigate the feasibility of launching a mobile food business
  • Become familiar with best practices in operating, marketing and branding a mobile food business