/Events

Mar
25
Mon
Design Your Business Website with Word Press @ CPCC Central Campus Levine Technology Room 3120
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

If you have always wanted your own business website, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This interactive course will guide you through setting up your own website using WordPress. Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site, add widgets, drive traffic, and more.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of website design
  • Build and maintain a WordPress website for their small business
  • Edit and upload images and content to their website
Mar
26
Tue
Business Tax Essentials with DOR and IRS @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Tax Planning

The NC Department of Revenue and Internal Revenue Service will co-present this seminar to assure you have a solid understanding of your business tax responsibilities. As a business owner, it is critical you understand your tax obligations and operate in compliance with state and local laws. During this session, you will learn about business income, sales and use, and withholding taxes.

Speaker(s): Karen Bargsley, NC DOR
Evette Davis, IRS

Pre-registration is required

Mar
27
Wed
Design Your Business Website with Word Press @ CPCC Central Campus Levine Technology Room 3120
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

If you have always wanted your own business website, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This interactive course will guide you through setting up your own website using WordPress. Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site, add widgets, drive traffic, and more.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of website design
  • Build and maintain a WordPress website for their small business
  • Edit and upload images and content to their website
Mar
28
Thu
QuickBooks Certified User: Exam Review and Certification Test @ CPCC Central Campus, Levine Tech Room 3120
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

Stand out from the crowd as a QuickBooks® Certified user. The exam prep will provide you with  a review if you have completed QuickBooks Levels 1 and 2 and will prepare you for success on the exam. The exam validates your knowledge of QuickBooks Pro financial software, and if you score 80 percent or above, you will earn the industry recognized “QuickBooks Certified User” designation. The credential is ideal to add to your résumé or to gain instant credibility as a bookkeeper, office manager or business owner.

Prerequisite: Students seeking to sit for the examination are required to have completed SBX7440 and SBX7460.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this class, students will be able to:

  • Work efficiently and effectively within QuickBooks Pro financial software
  • Demonstrate QuickBooks Pro capabilities to current and future employers
  • Receive an official QuickBooks Certified User certificate upon scoring 80 percent or above on the exam
  • Identify themselves as a QuickBooks Certified User on their resume

Certification Test must be taken between 3/39/19-4/28/19 only available at the CPCC Testing Center.

All information will be given during this class to student.  

Apr
2
Tue
Grant Seeking to Grant Writing (Dual) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin.  This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals, and submit for funding.  With step-by-step guidance you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the overall process of grant seeking and writing
  • Know the information that should be included in their proposal and financial section
  • Know how to build relationships
  • Understand how to communicate financial needs to prospective funders
  • Evaluate their reasons for wanting to submit for a particular grant
  • Identify the variety of funding resources and opportunities

This is a dual seminar you can attend in person or online.

Apr
4
Thu
Grant Seeking to Grant Writing (Dual) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin.  This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals, and submit for funding.  With step-by-step guidance you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the overall process of grant seeking and writing
  • Know the information that should be included in their proposal and financial section
  • Know how to build relationships
  • Understand how to communicate financial needs to prospective funders
  • Evaluate their reasons for wanting to submit for a particular grant
  • Identify the variety of funding resources and opportunities

This is a dual seminar you can attend in person or online.

Apr
9
Tue
Grant Seeking to Grant Writing (Dual) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin.  This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals, and submit for funding.  With step-by-step guidance you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the overall process of grant seeking and writing
  • Know the information that should be included in their proposal and financial section
  • Know how to build relationships
  • Understand how to communicate financial needs to prospective funders
  • Evaluate their reasons for wanting to submit for a particular grant
  • Identify the variety of funding resources and opportunities

This is a dual seminar you can attend in person or online.

Apr
10
Wed
Home Based Business @ Online
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Many people find working at home the ‘ideal arrangement’ and decide to set up businesses in their homes. Learn the requirements for getting started with a home-based business, including finding your niche, legal requirements, and developing a business plan.

Online WebEx registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.
Meeting number 311 032 150
Meeting password: sbcn2019
Pre-registration is required

Apr
11
Thu
Grant Seeking to Grant Writing (Dual) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description

Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin.  This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals, and submit for funding.  With step-by-step guidance you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the overall process of grant seeking and writing
  • Know the information that should be included in their proposal and financial section
  • Know how to build relationships
  • Understand how to communicate financial needs to prospective funders
  • Evaluate their reasons for wanting to submit for a particular grant
  • Identify the variety of funding resources and opportunities

This is a dual seminar you can attend in person or online.

Apr
16
Tue
How to Write a Business Plan @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Some business proposals close the sale while others end up in the “circular file.”  What makes the difference?  Discover the tricks-of-the-trade in writing a winning business proposal. Know the five key ways a business proposal differs from any other business document and learn how to write one from the customer’s point of view.  Find out the best way to highlight benefits, solutions, and value.  You can write a business proposal that sells!

Speaker(s): Tom Conroy

Pre-registration is required