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Jun
8
Thu
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 – Packard Place @ Packard Place
Jun 8 @ 12:19 AM – 1:19 AM
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 - Packard Place @ Packard Place | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1: Start-up Basics

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics 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.

Food Truck 101: A Mobile Food Business @ Central Campus
Jun 8 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

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. Course includes a panel discussion with mobile food truck  operators. Occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 5/30-6/8. Final class meets 6-9 p.m.

Tech Tools For Business Owners @ Small Business Center
Jun 8 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Any business that is preparing to create a new website or redesign an existing website, and is looking for an easy option that will require little coding knowledge but still provides a fairly high level of customization. This workshop will go into detail describing what a website template is, how to find the perfect template for your business, and how to customize it in such a way that it is branded specifically for your business.

Jun
13
Tue
QuickBooks Level 1 @ Ballantyne Center
Jun 13 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 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.Uses QuickBooks® 2015.  Purchase book: QuickBooks® Pro 2015 Level 1.

Occurs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  6/13-6/15

How to Write a Business Plan @ ONLINE
Jun 13 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.

Jun
14
Wed
QuickBooks Level 1 @ Ballantyne Center
Jun 14 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 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.Uses QuickBooks® 2015.  Purchase book: QuickBooks® Pro 2015 Level 1.

Occurs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  6/13-6/15

Responding to RFP’s, RFQ’s and ITB’s @ Small Business Center
Jun 14 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Get an insider’s look at what it takes to win a significant contract. A City of Charlotte contracting officer will share insights on how to respond to Requests for Proposals and other potential opportunities. See samples of successful submissions. Learn the do’s and don’ts in writing and submitting a proposal. Understand how decisions are made. Find out how to successfully compete in the proposal process.

Jun
15
Thu
QuickBooks Level 1 @ Ballantyne Center
Jun 15 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 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.Uses QuickBooks® 2015.  Purchase book: QuickBooks® Pro 2015 Level 1.

Occurs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  6/13-6/15

ABC’s of Small Business Orientation @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ABC’s Small Business Orientation

WBCC  will deliver – A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market.  The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, financial projections, and funding opportunities.

Choosing Your Legal Structure @ Central Campus
Jun 15 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Which legal structure is best for your business – sole proprietorship, S-Corporation, partnership or LLC? Choosing the right business entity is an important step in setting up your business. Know the right questions to ask when choosing a legal structure and understand the benefits and disadvantages of each.

 

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