/Events

Dec
6
Thu
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, The Basics @ Packard Place
Dec 6 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop #1

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

FREE Workshop

Session 1: Start-Up Basics

This Business Start-Up Basics workshop introduces and focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business. In this Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Session 1, 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.

Starting Your Business Workshop is sponsored by Charlotte SCORE and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors at no cost to you. Charlotte SCORE is a SBA partner.

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

Dec
13
Thu
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, The Basics @ SBA - Small Business Administration
Dec 13 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop #1

Is Starting a Business Right for You

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics

Starting Your Business: This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The 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.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Start-Up Basics, is sponsored by SCORE Charlotte, a nonprofit organization and partner of the SBA. SCORE consists of all volunteers, both active and retired, who are experienced business owners and executives.

This Introductory Workshop is free.

To register, go to https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

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

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

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
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
Jan
31
Thu
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
Feb
1
Fri
QuickBooks Level 1 @ CPCC Ballantyne Center Suite 110
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb
5
Tue
Food Truck 101 @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg Room 215
Feb 5 @ 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