Apr
24
Tue
McLennan SBDC: House Flipping 101
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Moderator – Tim Holtkamp, Business Advisor, McLennan SBDC

Location – Community Services Center, MCC, Room E254

Description – House Flipping 101

Cost – $99 (Includes classes on April 10th-17th-24th)

Are you a new investor or a part-time investor looking to make money or build your wealth through real estate? This comprehensive class includes all materials and teaches fundamentals, advanced strategies, and TRADE SECRETS for how to find, negotiate, buy, and sell properties, HERE IN WACO! How a full or part-time career in Real Estate can generate profit, income, and wealth. You will be introduced to all of the top strategies (wholesaling, short selling, sub-to’s, wraps, options, and more. This course designed to introduce you to everything you need to hit the ground running and start investing immediately!

Register by calling 299-8724

Apr
26
Thu
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Biz Wake Up Call – Legal Preparation for Small Business
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

On Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at the Bill J. Priest Center, we will host two attorneys that will discuss how to write and interpret legal contracts to spare you headaches and keep you out of trouble. Topics include:

Contract Drafting & Negotiating for Success, Profits, & Longevity

An operational agreement for your LLC or Corporation

Disclosure statement to protect your intellectual property or unique
idea/ approach

What does it mean when you sign a non-compete agreement

Negotiating leases and other related real-estate

Featuring:

Kenneth Walker, Walker and Chambers, Attorney and Counselors at Law
Alia Derrick, The Derrick Law, PLLC Group

On-line registration is required 24 hours prior to attending this class. Please register by 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2018. No on registration will be provided on-site.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

May
1
Tue
Collin SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.

Tyler SBDC: Small Business Start-up Session
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a FREE monthly class for individuals interested in starting a small business. This class provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to determine if small business ownership is right for them. This class covers the elements required for a good business plan and provides important information needed before meeting with one of our business advisers. A valuable resource book is provided at no cost to the student. These classes are held on Tuesday.

Location: RTDC 108 (Tyler Junior College West Campus)
MUST CALL 903-510-2975 TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

May
3
Thu
Collin SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover:

  • Sources of funding
  • Lender Requirements
  • Other funding considerations
May
4
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientation (Dallas)
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how the services of the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center can assist starting or growing your business. A few of the topics included are: what it takes to be an entreprenuer, financing your business, and developing a business plan.

Registration ends on October 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

May
9
Wed
Collin SBDC: How to Start a Small Business
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Why start a small business?

  • What are your goals
  • What are your strengths
  • What are your values
  • How do you work

How do I start a small business?

  • How to analyze feasibility of your idea
  • How to prepare business plan
  • Selecting legal form
  • Sources of capital
  • Business licenses and permits
  • Sources of information
May
11
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Small Business Start-up Workshop
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come learn about the expertise available to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from one of the largest management assistance programs serving small businesses in the United States. SBDCs assist start-up and existing businesses to start, expand and remain competitive in the complex market place and ever-changing global economy. This session will provide participants with information on the in-depth management and technical assistance provided by the North Texas SBDC Network throughout the 49 counties in northeast Texas.  Our only mission is to accelerate the economy by helping entrepreneurs grow sustainable businesses.

Presenter:  Gordon Edwards, Business Advisor

Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. No onsite registration will be available.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

May
16
Wed
Collin SBDC – Legal Aspects of Running a Business
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wondering whether you should have employees or independent contractors? How much and how often should you pay your employees? How do you protect your business assets? This class will address:

  • Hiring and Firing Practice
  • Independent Contractor v. Employee
  • Paying Employees – Salaried v. Hourly
  • Confidentiality and Non-Competes
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Policies on Technology Use
Collin SBDC – Legal Aspects of Starting a Business
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address:

  • How to Effectively work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
  • Choice of Entity & Documents Required
  • Minimizing Liability
  • Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
  • Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents
May
17
Thu
Government Contracting SBDC: Introduction to GSA Schedules
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide a step-to-step guide on becoming a GSA Schedule contractor. The first major step is to assess the marketing opportunities available with a GSA Schedule contract. The second major step is to understand the GSA solicitation, which will give a potential contractor the information, instructions, regulations and the forms you will use to make an offer. The third major step is to complete the offer document in the GSA e-Offer system. The seminar is for those who want a quick orientation and do-it-yourself “road map” for becoming a GSA Schedule contractor.

If you have any questions contact us at: 214-860-5889.

May
22
Tue
Collin SBDC: Marketing Strategy and Tactics for Small Business
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

All businesses start with the intention of becoming successful, and most of those businesses start with a product or service that could get them there, but after a few years, many of those same businesses struggle to find success. How could this be? One main reason could be that they started without a marketing budget or plan. They don’t understand marketing and they don’t understand how important marketing is in making their business a success. This class will cover:

  • Marketing basics
  • Driving awareness of your business, product or service
  • Elements of a marketing plan
  • Goal planning
  • Marketing budget planning
  • Online marketing, including search and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Tactics including a focus on social media planning
  • Innovation and Ideation

After taking this class, you should understand the basics of marketing, the definition of an impression, the goals of an impression and the types of general tactics that you can use to help drive awareness. You should be able to develop your own marketing strategy with goals, tactics, timelines and costs. You should understand the basics of search, SEO and social media. Finally, you should understand the importance of ideation and innovation for the future success of your business.

Presented by: Steve Shalosky│Business Advisor
Collin Small Business Development Center

May
23
Wed
Collin SBDC: SBA Small Business Certifications
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Interested in doing business with the government? Come learn about the Government Contracting SBDC and how we can help make it happen.

This workshop will cover the basic certifications required to do business at the federal level. This two hour workshop will provide an overview and eligibility criteria for the following certifications: Small Business Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)/Economic Disadvantage Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)/Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) Small Disadvantage Business/8(a) Business Development Historically Underutilized Enterprise Zone (HUBZone).

Government Contracting SBDC: Essential Small Business Marketing Tools for Federal Contracting
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Essential Small Business Marketing Tools for Federal Contracting training is designed to assist small business owners to determine if small business certificaiton programs can be an effective marketing technique to grow their business with federal government.

This training will include:

  • Market research (identify your federal customer)
  • How to effectively market your business to the government
  • How to reach out to the appropriate government contacts
  • How to sharpen your presentation skills

If you have any questions, please contact us at 214-860-5889.

May
25
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientación en español (Dallas)
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aprenda cÛmo los servicios del Dallas Metropolitan SBDC pueden ayudar a iniciar o crecer su negocio. Temas incluyen:

plan de negocio
regulaciÛn/licencias
prestamos
estructuras legales
impuestos federales
estales
y más

Presentador: Sergio Bento, Senior Business Advisor

Se requiere preinscripción. La fecha límite para registrarse es el 18 de Abril de 2018 a las 4:00 p.m..

No habr· registro en el sitio.

Descargo de responsabilidad: El DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, socios, asociados, empleados y el instructor de esta sesiÛn no proporcionan asesoramiento legal. La informaciÛn proporcionada en este taller no pretende ser un sustituto del asesoramiento de un abogado.

Jun
1
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientation (Dallas)
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how the services of the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center can assist starting or growing your business. A few of the topics included are: what it takes to be an entreprenuer, financing your business, and developing a business plan.

Registration ends on October 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Jun
5
Tue
Collin SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.

Tyler SBDC: Small Business Start-up Session
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a FREE monthly class for individuals interested in starting a small business. This class provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to determine if small business ownership is right for them. This class covers the elements required for a good business plan and provides important information needed before meeting with one of our business advisers. A valuable resource book is provided at no cost to the student. These classes are held on Tuesday.

Location: RTDC 108 (Tyler Junior College West Campus)
MUST CALL 903-510-2975 TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

Jun
7
Thu
Collin SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover:

  • Sources of funding
  • Lender Requirements
  • Other funding considerations
Jun
8
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Small Business Start-up Workshop
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come learn about the expertise available to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from one of the largest management assistance programs serving small businesses in the United States. SBDCs assist start-up and existing businesses to start, expand and remain competitive in the complex market place and ever-changing global economy. This session will provide participants with information on the in-depth management and technical assistance provided by the North Texas SBDC Network throughout the 49 counties in northeast Texas.  Our only mission is to accelerate the economy by helping entrepreneurs grow sustainable businesses.

Presenter:  Gordon Edwards, Business Advisor

Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. No onsite registration will be available.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Jun
13
Wed
Collin SBDC: How to Start a Small Business
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Why start a small business?

  • What are your goals
  • What are your strengths
  • What are your values
  • How do you work

How do I start a small business?

  • How to analyze feasibility of your idea
  • How to prepare business plan
  • Selecting legal form
  • Sources of capital
  • Business licenses and permits
  • Sources of information
Jun
14
Thu
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Franchise Business Exploration Workshop
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
If you are seriously considering business ownership, and specifically franchise ownership – then this workshop is for you. Topics include:
  • Why Business Ownership?
  •  Three Options for Going Into Business
  •  Small Business in the United States
  •  Franchise Industry Overview
  •  Building a Business Model
  •  Simplifying the Search for a Franchise

Online registration is required 24 hours prior to attending this class. Please register by 4:00 p.m. on March 7, 2018. No on-site registration will be available.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Jun
15
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Business Planning (An Intro)
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

An introduction to planning for success.  Learn the components of a business plan and how to write it.   This is a living document that defines and projects business growth for the first 3-5 years.

– This session will explore planning for success.
– Learn the components, and how to start today!

Presenter:  Gordon Edwards, Business Advisor

Online registration is required 24 hours prior to attending this class.Please register by 4:00 p.m. on April 19, 2018, if seating is still available. No onsite registration will be available.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney

Jun
20
Wed
Collin SBDC – Legal Aspects of Starting a Business
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address:

  • How to Effectively work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
  • Choice of Entity & Documents Required
  • Minimizing Liability
  • Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
  • Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents
Jun
29
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientación en español (Dallas)
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aprenda cÛmo los servicios del Dallas Metropolitan SBDC pueden ayudar a iniciar o crecer su negocio. Temas incluyen:

plan de negocio
regulaciÛn/licencias
prestamos
estructuras legales
impuestos federales
estales
y más

Presentador: Sergio Bento, Senior Business Advisor

Se requiere preinscripción. La fecha límite para registrarse es el 18 de Abril de 2018 a las 4:00 p.m..

No habr· registro en el sitio.

Descargo de responsabilidad: El DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, socios, asociados, empleados y el instructor de esta sesiÛn no proporcionan asesoramiento legal. La informaciÛn proporcionada en este taller no pretende ser un sustituto del asesoramiento de un abogado.

Jul
3
Tue
Collin SBDC: IRS Small Business Tax Workshop
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.

Jul
5
Thu
Collin SBDC: How to Fund a Small Business
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover:

  • Sources of funding
  • Lender Requirements
  • Other funding considerations
Jul
6
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientation (Dallas)
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how the services of the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center can assist starting or growing your business. A few of the topics included are: what it takes to be an entreprenuer, financing your business, and developing a business plan.

Registration ends on October 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Jul
10
Tue
Tyler SBDC: Small Business Start-up Session
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a FREE monthly class for individuals interested in starting a small business. This class provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to determine if small business ownership is right for them. This class covers the elements required for a good business plan and provides important information needed before meeting with one of our business advisers. A valuable resource book is provided at no cost to the student. These classes are held on Tuesday.

Location: RTDC 108 (Tyler Junior College West Campus)
MUST CALL 903-510-2975 TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

Jul
11
Wed
Collin SBDC: How to Start a Small Business
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Why start a small business?

  • What are your goals
  • What are your strengths
  • What are your values
  • How do you work

How do I start a small business?

  • How to analyze feasibility of your idea
  • How to prepare business plan
  • Selecting legal form
  • Sources of capital
  • Business licenses and permits
  • Sources of information
Jul
13
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Small Business Start-up Workshop
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come learn about the expertise available to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from one of the largest management assistance programs serving small businesses in the United States. SBDCs assist start-up and existing businesses to start, expand and remain competitive in the complex market place and ever-changing global economy. This session will provide participants with information on the in-depth management and technical assistance provided by the North Texas SBDC Network throughout the 49 counties in northeast Texas.  Our only mission is to accelerate the economy by helping entrepreneurs grow sustainable businesses.

Presenter:  Gordon Edwards, Business Advisor

Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. No onsite registration will be available.

Disclaimer: The DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, partners, associates, employees and the instructor of this session do not provide legal advice. The information provided in this workshop is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Jul
18
Wed
Collin SBDC – Legal Aspects of Starting a Business
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address:

  • How to Effectively work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
  • Choice of Entity & Documents Required
  • Minimizing Liability
  • Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
  • Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents
Jul
27
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientación en español (Dallas)
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aprenda cÛmo los servicios del Dallas Metropolitan SBDC pueden ayudar a iniciar o crecer su negocio. Temas incluyen:

plan de negocio
regulaciÛn/licencias
prestamos
estructuras legales
impuestos federales
estales
y más

Presentador: Sergio Bento, Senior Business Advisor

Se requiere preinscripción. La fecha límite para registrarse es el 18 de Abril de 2018 a las 4:00 p.m..

No habr· registro en el sitio.

Descargo de responsabilidad: El DCCCD, North Texas SBDC, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC, socios, asociados, empleados y el instructor de esta sesiÛn no proporcionan asesoramiento legal. La informaciÛn proporcionada en este taller no pretende ser un sustituto del asesoramiento de un abogado.

Aug
7
Tue
Tyler SBDC: Small Business Start-up Session
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a FREE monthly class for individuals interested in starting a small business. This class provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to determine if small business ownership is right for them. This class covers the elements required for a good business plan and provides important information needed before meeting with one of our business advisers. A valuable resource book is provided at no cost to the student. These classes are held on Tuesday.

Location: RTDC 108 (Tyler Junior College West Campus)
MUST CALL 903-510-2975 TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS