/Events

Dec
5
Wed
One Million Cups @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Building Room 215
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups Charlotte is a vibrant community that meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month to improve their companies, increase visibility and gain feedback.

About 1 Million Cups

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Mr. Kauffman believed it was a fundamental right for anyone who had a big idea to be able to bring it to life—and we’re here to fulfill that mission.

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
10
Thu
Small Business Resources @ Online
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

If you are just getting started or an early stage business owner this is your opportunity to learn about all the resources and nonprofit organizations that can assist you on your entrepreneurial journey. You’ll gain perspective on which resources to access at what time and also find out about services to help you manage and grow your business.

Speaker(s): Briles Johnson

Online WebEx registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session

Meeting number 644 965 235

Meeting password: sbcn2019

Pre-registration is required

Jan
15
Tue
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Small Business Center
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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
16
Wed
Basic Accounting w/ QuickBooks @ CPCC Ballantyne Center Room 110
Jan 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. No accounting knowledge or QuickBooks experience is required. Basic computer skills are required.
     

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

  • Create a chart of accounts
  • Enter bills
  • Enter checks
  • Record invoices
  • Deal with a couple of financial reports.
Jan
22
Tue
Customer Discovery @ CPCC Small Business Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Speaker(s): Gayle Ireland

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

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
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