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Aug
19
Sat
Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference @ Phillip O' Berry Academy of Technology
Aug 19 @ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference is hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Society, Inc./Rho Psi Omega Chapter & RPO, Inc. SCORE Charlotte is a Strategic Partner of this event along with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce, The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte. The Premier Sponsor is Bank of America.

f you’re a woman interested in starting her own business or you currently own a business and you need resources and information to grow and move your venture forward, join like-minded individuals for networking, information sharing and innovative ideas at our Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference.

Hear from women entrepreneurs and experts during informative workshops, presentations and panel discussions. You’ll also have a chance to visit with vendors that provide goods and services to business owners.

This informative day will include a panel discussion where successful women business owners will share their personal stories of challenges and success. Attendees will enjoy workshops focused on developing a business plan, how to use digital marketing and social media to promote your business, and the unique challenges of women business owners. The afternoon includes a general session about the current state and future of small businesses in today’s political and economic climate. Throughout the day you’ll have time to network with current and aspiring entrepreneurs and visit with vendors that provide goods and services to small business owners. Breakfast and lunch are included in registation.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Connect and network with other business owners
  • Learn how to develop your Business Model Canvas for success
  • Receive practical advice and learn valuable strategies and tactics
  • Discuss strategies for overcoming challenges faced by women business owners
  • Have your business challenges, concerns and questions discussed in an open forum
  • Find out what it takes to build a thriving and profitable business
  • Gain ideas on how to fund, launch and grow your business

For more information, contact us at qcec@rhopsiomega.org or call Valerie Vanderhall at 704-737-7644

Quickbooks Training Sessions @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Aug 19 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Feeling intitdimated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers?  Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.  Join us for this hands-on customized 15 (hr.) training session that will allow you to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME.  This 15hr course is designed to teach you:

1. Bookkeeping Concepts –

A.What is a T-Account and how do  I use that in my business

B. What does my legal structure have to do with my business

C. COG, and much more

2. How to set up your Company in QuickBooks

A. Learn how to set up your Charts of Accounts

B. Get hands-on help with setting up customer transactions

C. Learn how to use inventory, and much more

3. Customer Transactions

A. Invoicing, Receivables, Making Deposit,

B.Sales Tax,

C.POS Systems, and much more

4.Vendor Transaction

A.Learn how to structure your AP (Auto/Manual)

B.How to pay and get discounts

C.Safety & risk management, and much more

5.Reconciling your books

A.Reconciliation of your Bank Account

B.How to Read your Financial Statements & review your business

C.Reports – P&L/ Balance Sheets/Cash flow, and much more

Aug
30
Wed
7 Key Topics To Understand Your Legal Matters As you Grow Your Business – Protecting Your Brand Trademark & Copyright 101 @ Microsoft Store at SouthPark Mall
Aug 30 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Intellectual property is essential for the success and growth of startups – whether through funding, partnerships, mergers, or product sales. Navigating through the intricacies of IP to avoid pitfalls and gain a working knowledge is critical for start-ups and experienced entrepreneurs.

Sep
6
Wed
7 Key Topics To Understand Your Legal Matters As you Grow Your Business – External Funding: Am I Ready? Angel Investors, Venture Capitalist &; Debt @ Microsoft Store at SouthPark Mall
Sep 6 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

This interactive session will cover the basics on understanding the financing options for your business, investor roles, the ideal investor, and general considerations when wanted to raise capital.

Sep
13
Wed
Business Law – Understanding Your Legal Structure @ South Piedmont Community College
Sep 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Raeniece Talton will deliver – This workshop will  prepare and introduce entreprenuers on the types of business entities recognized in NC, legal matters that can come up when running your business, and provide guidance on what to expect with the unexpected

Sep
20
Wed
Quickbooks Training Sessions @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Sep 20 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting. Join us for this hands-on customized 15 (hr.) training session that will allow you to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME.

This 15 hour course is designed to teach you:

  • Bookkeeping Concepts
    • What is a T-Account and how do I use that in my business
    • What does my legal structure have to do with my business
    • COG, and much more
  • How to setup your company in QuickBooks
    • Learn how to set up your Charts of Accounts
    • Get hands-on help with setting up customer transactions
    • Learn how to use inventory, and much more
  • Customer Transactions
    • Invoicing, Receivables, Making Deposit
    • Sales Tax
    • POS Systems, and much more
  • Vendor Transaction
    • Learn how to structure your AP (Auto/Manual)
    • How to pay and get discounts
    • Safety & risk management, and much more
Sep
28
Thu
A New Mission: Military Women As Entrepreneurs @ Goodwill Opportunity Campus
Sep 28 @ 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Central Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center and the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina invite you to a special one day event designed for women veterans, active duty servicewomen and military spouses. Come meet, interact and learn from successful veteran business owners.

REGISTER ONLINE www.bitly.com/anm2017

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AGENDA

8:30 Registration & Breakfast 9:30 Welcome Remarks
10:00 Panel Discussion
11:30 Networking Lunch
12:30 Keynote: Barb Carson
1:30 Resource Expo & Networking
2:30 Adjourn

Oct
5
Thu
Women in Finance @ CATO Campus
Oct 5 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Stay at the top of your game- Learn the importance of understanding your financials – Learn what your lenders are looking for and how to build your financial story.  Understand how to read your Balance Sheet, P&L, & Cash Flow Statement

Oct
12
Thu
Doing Business with the Government
Oct 12 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Joe Ann Schaffer  will deliver US Government is the world’s largest buyer of goods and services is the Federal Government, with purchases totaling more than $500 billion per year. Federal agencies are required to establish contracting goals, with at least 23 percent of all government contract dollars targeted to small firms.  Would you like to find out how your business can access the federal marketplace? Attend a FREE Workshop and Learn About Federal Certifications: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUB Zone Empowerment Contracting Program

Oct
18
Wed
Small Business Resources @ SO. Piedmont Community College
Oct 18 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Natalie Williams will deliver – Already have a business  or thinking about starting one – These sessions are designed to provide current and new business owners with the resources necessary for positioning business owners for success. Learn the who, the what, and the how of getting your business off the ground, what it takes to sustain it, and what resources are available for growing it.

 

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