Getting Started in QuickBooks (Desktop)
Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

Getting Started in QuickBooks (Desktop)

This is an introductory class on the fundamentals of QuickBooks.   

Major Items Covered:
*QuickBooks Setup
*Working with Lists - adding vendor & customer information
*Setting Up Chart of Accounts
*Understanding Financial Statements
*Working with Bank Accounts - writing checks, bank account entries, reconciliations, multiple accounts
*Tracking Credit Card Purchases
*Discussion on types of assets, liabilities, and equity accounts

A box lunch will be provided

We will provide a laptop for the class. Basic understanding of business accounting recommended

 

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Own Your Own Business
Mar
9
8:00 AM08:00

Own Your Own Business

Dreaming about starting your own business but aren't sure how? You aren't alone in feeling unsure about how to take the first step. SCORE and Louisville Small Business Development Center present this session that will help you understand what it takes to be your own boss. 

Topics include:

  • Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur

  • Marketing and Accounting Basics

  • Legal and Insurance Considerations

  • Technology for Your Business

  • Business Plan Preparation

  • Financial and Money Management

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The Ultimate Marketing Plan
Feb
9
to Feb 23

The Ultimate Marketing Plan

Do you feel a sense of urgency that your business should jump on the digital bandwagon? Do you know your customer?  First, before you jump in, you need to gain an understanding of which tactics are right for you. You have to develop a strategy. So, how do you decide what solution is best for your business? How do you find time to do it all? The solution is to create an Ultimate Marketing Plan.

The Ultimate Marketing Plan- For Business Owners Who Want to Generate Leads and Grow, will equip you with the tools necessary for success. Unlike other marketing courses or online webinars, this is a hands-on course where you will walk away with an actionable marketing plan, valued at more than $5000.

The Ultimate Marketing Plan is a three-part program taught by Ify Whitfill of Red•i Marketing, LLC, and includes expert guests who will present on specialized topics. Your completed marketing plan will position your business to effectively identify your customers, discover the best ways for your business to reach them, then identify resources to automate your processes and save you time. 

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HR101 for Small Business (webinar)
Jan
29
12:00 PM12:00

HR101 for Small Business (webinar)

The most important asset for any business is its’ people. No matter the size of your business, once you hire that first employee, you have to begin thinking about that most important asset! One of the biggest challenges for business owners is complying with the myriad of employment laws. Many business owners assume that if they only have a few employees, they don’t need to be concerned about employment law compliance, which unfortunately is not the case. This webinar will provide the business owner with an overview of employment law compliance and some HR best practices to help ensure your business is protected. 

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Business Plan Boot Camp
Jan
26
to Feb 2

Business Plan Boot Camp

The number one mistake entrepreneurs make when starting a business is not having a written business plan.  Having a written set of instructions to guide you is critical, and the research behind the plan allows you to identify hurdles as well as opportunities before you launch.  Already have a business?  A business plan is key when you want to grow your business too.

A well written business plan takes time, patience, and research.  Why struggle needlessly when this course can walk you step by step through the process; whether you are contemplating a startup, growing a business or looking for financing.

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Build Your 2019 Marketing Calendar (webinar)
Jan
22
12:00 PM12:00

Build Your 2019 Marketing Calendar (webinar)

 Marketing your small business can be complicated, unless you have a plan. Let’s brainstorm to develop a calendar that organizes, categorizes and prioritizes your marketing initiatives and activities throughout the plan year. February is not too late to start 2019 off the right way. Your takeaway from this webinar is a working document that can be quickly revised and updated to allow for easy evaluation of your marketing efforts along the way. Mark your calendar now!

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