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Events & Classes

Format: 03/24/2019
Format: 03/24/2019
29
Mar

What Does Certification Mean For You? Women & Veterans Edition

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join Grace Hill Women's Business Center as we partner with the Small Business Administration to discuss details on becoming certified. This workshop will specifically cater to women-owned and veteran-owned businesses. We will go through what certification means for your business, how to apply, resources for assistance on getting certified and government contracts.Adults. Registration required.

5
Apr

Focus on Financial Management Workshop One: Understanding Your Business Financial Statements

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Led by the Missouri SBDC, participants will be learn to identify key business information on a profit and loss statement and balance sheet and also learn to calculate several useful ratios and understand what those ratios indicate in terms of business productivity and success. Adults. Registration required. Certificates of completion will be provided for participants that complete all three in this series.

6
Apr

Marketing On Any Budget

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Learn how to create your own customized list of potential customers in any area by income, consumer habits, lifestyle, age and more. Research your target market and explore free online courses with tips and tricks for social media and traditional marketing on any budget.  Adults. Registration required.

12
Apr

Focus on Financial Management Workshop Two: Analyzing and Managing Your Business Cash Flow

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Led by the Missouri SBDC, participants will take a close look at where cash comes from, where it’s used in day-to-day business, and learn to identify and correct cash flow problems. The course also introduces the basic concepts of capital budgeting. Adults. Registration required. Certificates of completion will be provided for participants that complete all three in this series.

19
Apr

Focus on Financial Management Workshop Three: Predicting Your Company’s Cash Needs

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Led by the Missouri SBDC, participants will learn to estimate future sources and uses of cash and how to analyze those predictions to make more informed decisions. Participants will leave this session feeling more comfortable about decisions related to preparing for growth, realistic loan and financing requests, how much cash they can safely take out of the business, and making affordable purchases for the business. Adults. Registration required. Certificates of completion will be provided for participants that complete all three in this series.

8
May

SBA Loans: Financing Your Small Business

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Discover financing options to start, grow and succeed with your small business.  This workshop will help you become familiar with Small Business Administration loan programs, requirements and what constitutes a successful small business loan application.Adults. Registration required.

9
May

How to Start a Home Based Business Part 1

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Did you know that 52 percent of all small businesses are home-based? Many experts now agree that home-based businesses are the way of the future for much of the American workforce. Join Small Business Majority for Part 1 of this two-part series to learn the ins and outs of running a home based business.  Adults. Registration required.

16
May

How to Start a Home Based Business Part 2

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Did you know that 52 percent of all small businesses are home-based? Many experts now agree that home-based businesses are the way of the future for much of the American workforce. Join Small Business Majority for Part 2 of this two-part series to learn the ins and outs of running a home based business.  Adults. Registration required.

23
May

Trademarks for Businesses

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Learn the difference between trademark and service mark, how to protect your unique logo or name and avoid infringing on another company's trademark. Understand when and how to file a trademark with both state and federal government. Presented by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.Adults. Registration required.

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