/Events

May
30
Thu
Basics of Bookkeeping (online) @ Online
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

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.

Speaker(s): Carolina Aponte

Jun
12
Wed
What’s Next: Planning for Growth (online) @ Online
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Managing a Business

Take a look at the broad concept of growth and narrow it down into actionable steps to achieve scalability. Will focus on identifying and setting strategic goals, the big vision, understanding key focus areas (which will be expanded upon in other seminars in the series sessions) as well as primary challenges and stages of growth.

Speaker(s): Brenda Anderson

Pre-registration is required

Online WebEx registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar. If you have questions or experience difficulty accessing the session call 704-330-6736.

Jun
19
Wed
Scaling Operations: Linking Strategy to Execution (online) @ Online
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Define all components of the business and learn the importance of developing infrastructure and systems and processes

Speaker(s): Brenda Anderson

Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session. Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues. Meeting number (access code): 642 595 719 Meeting password: sbcn2019 Pre registration is required

Jun
20
Thu
Creating a Marketing Plan (online) @ Online
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What’s the best way to reach your customers? How do you know? Marketing can make or break a business which is why a marketing plan is considered one of the most important parts of your business strategy. Learn what should be included in a marketing plan as well as the importance of monitoring and reworking the plan after implementation.

Speaker(s): Trish Saemann

Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.

Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues.

Meeting number (access code): 645 996 839 Meeting password: sbcn2019 Pre registration is required

Jun
26
Wed
Hiring for the Long Haul (online) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Identifying hiring needs, designing positions, matching the right people to the position(s) and making sure they fit with your existing team and culture.

Speaker(s): Deanna Baumgarner

Pre-registration is required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session. Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues. Meeting number (access code): 642 944 607 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jul
9
Tue
How to Start a Business (online) @ Online
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.

Speaker(s): Tom Conroy

Pre-registration is required Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.

Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues.

Meeting number (access code): 645 658 764 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jul
10
Wed
What’s Next: Scaling Sales and Marketing (online) @ Online
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Marketing and Sales

Sales and marketing are like burger and fries. You can have each alone but they are the best together. Learn how to align your sales and marketing efforts and get tips for creating go-to strategies to help scale your business. Note, this session will focus on service-based businesses.

Speaker(s): Daniel Boyce

Pre-registration is required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session. Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues. Meeting number (access code): 643 835 981 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jul
17
Wed
What’s Next: Funding Growth and the Financial Dashboard (online) @ Online
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Financing

Eighty-two percent of businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. Discover how to monitor, measure and interpret the health of your business using your financial dashboard. Learn about different methods to fund organizational growth.

Speaker(s): Dan Gotte

Pre-registration is required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.

Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues.

Meeting number (access code): 649 667 642 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jul
24
Wed
What’s Next: Tales of Growth (online) @ Online
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lessons from two entrepreneurs on how they shifted from working in the business to working on the business. Discover what steps they took and strategies they implemented to achieve growth. Learn about the challenges they faced, how they decide which ideas are worth pursuing and which they leave by the wayside. Featured entrepreneurs to be announced.

Pre-registration is required.

Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.

Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues.

Meeting number (access code): 649 882 092 Meeting password: sbcn2019