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Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
921 State Route 37
The Canton SBDC will be presenting this session for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe business community as requested by the SRMT Office of Economic Development. Participants will learn about the basic financial reports used to gauge the health of a business - profit & loss, cashflow and balance sheet. The session will also include guidance on how record keeping relates to these reports. **Pre-Registration is required, please call the SRMT-OED at 518-358-2835.
Mar 19th, 2014 to Apr 09th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination

The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses. It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.

Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 05:30pm - 08:30pm
Where
44-199 Monroe Street
Cost: $80 for four part series if register online by 03/18, $90 at the door, Pre-registration Recommended, Maximum Impact! Four Part Business Plan Writing Series: Take part in an exciting series that will guide you through the business plan development process while maximizing your return on time invested. Each class incorporates hand-on activities and examples to help you write a bankable business plan. Session One held 03/19 Introduction to the Business Plan; Session Two 03/26 Creating the Financial Plan; Session Three held 04/02 Wrap up Financial Plan; and Session Four held 04/09 Writing the Organization Plan and Executive Summary
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Where
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
This session will discuss insurance specific to small business owners. Topics include General Liability with a discussion of products/completed business operations, catastrophe insurance (umbrella), business automobile, and NYS insurance compensation laws. Part of the session will prepare students with information needed to approach a bank for a loan to finance a business.
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Where
351 West University Blvd
Fast Trac entrepreneurial training offered by the SUU Small Business Development Center provides a practical hands-on and common sense approach to getting the skills necessary to grow a successful business. Experienced business instructors and a variety of community experts will help participants learn how to:  Write a business plan  Market research  Identify funding sources  Hire wisely  Manage risk  Market more effectively  Increase sales  Manage and increase cash flows  Buy/sell a business Course Details: Classes begin January 15, 2014 • 11 sessions held at SUU on Wednesdays from 6-9 PM. • Cost $500 for 11 sessions LESS if Custom Fit training assistance (435-586-2899) pays 40% of the fee, AND $100 LESS if you turn in a complete business plan at the end of the course. Questions? Call: 435-865-7707 or e-mail: andersonjoni@suu.edu
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Where
215 Commerce Way
SCORE, volunteer counselors to America’s small business and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will conduct an in-depth workshop on how to start or grow a small business: Title: Small Business Finance: What You Need to Know Date: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, 6pm to 9pm. Location: SCORE, 215 Commerce Way, Suite 420, Portsmouth, NH Sponsor: Citizens Bank Current and potential small business owners are invited to this easy to understand introduction to the essentials of small business finances. You’ll learn how to perform quick “back of the envelope” calculations to see if an idea might be profitable and you’ll learn how to understand financial statements including the income statement, the cash flow statement, and the balance sheet. Attendees will also get a chance to “follow the money” with real-world examples of financials from small businesses like yours. Thanks to generous support from our sponsor, we are able to offer this workshop free of charge. SCORE continues to provide individualized business counseling free of charge and attendees will have the opportunity to schedule a free follow-up counseling session. For more information or to reserve a seat, call SCORE at (603) 433-0575 or visit our website at seacoast.score.org.
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Where
100 Seymour Road
Summary of loan programs, qualifications, sources of financing, and financial projections. Special guest: Local Banker Fee: $20 (Refreshments included)
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 08:30pm
Where
2323 North Broadway
Cost: $25, Pre-registration Required, Navigate Your Business using QuickBooks Reports: This workshop is designed for mature businesses and business owners who as entrepreneurs, may not be accountants or have the financial background to understand their Company’s financial statements
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
2314 Washington Blvd
<p>Small Business Essentials Session 1 - Clarifying the business idea, understanding the demands of business ownership, understanding the business structures and legalities.</p> <p>Session 2 - Understanding market research and identifying marketing tactics, including website development and use of social media.</p> <p>Session 3 - Developing a competitive niche, developing sales channels, establishing pricing and analyzing location.</p> <p>Session 4 - Management responsibiliteis, managing employees and contractors, risk management, utilizing payroll services.</p> <p>Session 5 - Keeping the books, understanding the financial statements and tax obligations, review of loan programs and crowd funding and building relationships.</p> <p>Session 6 - Selection of miscellaneous topics including use of technology in the busienss, preparing bids and invoices, performing collections, understanding regulations and developing sustainability.        </p> <p> </p>
Mar 19th, 2014 to Mar 19th, 2014 | 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Where
1000 Avocado Avenue
Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Recommended, Avoiding Employment Related Litigation: DON'T MISS THIS WORKSHOP!! Here's your chance to get input regarding your business legal employment questions without paying an arm and a leg. This workshop covers the potential pitfalls of employment issues and how these mistakes can lead to costly litigation. Topics include the hiring process & avoiding discrimination; employee handbooks; wage and hour issues [including overtime and meal & rest breaks]; handling internal complaints; discipline & performance reviews; independent contractor vs. employee; and wrongful termination

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