Training Calendar

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Sep
29
Thu
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Getting a Business Loan
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a conversation on growing small businesses — specifically yours.

Frost Bank in partnership with H&R Block, BCL of Texas and DC3.

Lunch will be provided and door prizes awarded during each session. Space is limited so reserve your seat early.

Pre-registration is required. Contact Pilar Johnson at 214-515-4901 or pilar.johnson@frostbank.com

Oct
3
Mon
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Cyber Security Symposium
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Please join the Travelers Institute, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center for Cyber: Prepare, Prevent, Mitigate, Restore, an educational symposium helping businesses and organizations tackle evolving cyber threats. As part of a national series, thought leaders from the public and private sectors will share insights into the current threat landscape and strategies your organization can use to help prepare for and respond to a cyber incident.
Keynote Address on Cybersecurity: 
Meredith Black
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
WHEN:
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016
11:15 a.m. Registration & Networking
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Program
WHERE:
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
The Southwestern Room
2200 N. Pearl Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Please bring a government issued ID and arrive early to allow time for security screening.
Oct
4
Tue
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: To Patent or Not to Patent
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Before patenting any idea, inventors should consider the viability of their ideas in relation to three key indicators:
  • Technical
  • Market
  • Venture

In this second workshop, participants will gain the basic knowledge and skills to develop a commercialization plan and strategy to take their ideas to market.

Participants will:

1. Learn how to evaluate technology readiness.
2. Learn how to evaluate market readiness.
3. Learn how to evaluate venture readiness.
4. Acquire the tools to develop a commercialization plan.
Speaker:
Sergio Bento, Sr. Business Advisor
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC
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.

Pre registration is required. Deadline to register is September 28, at 3:00 pm. No onsite registration will be available.
Oct
7
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Cash Flow Management
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for an introduction to tools on managing cash flow and gain an understanding of the most important aspects of cash flow management.
Learn how to avoid extended cash shortages caused by having a gap between cash inflows and outflows.
Pre registration is required by October 5 at 5 pm. No onsite registration will be available. 
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientación en Español (Orientation in Spanish)
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

  • plan de negocio
  • regulación/licencias
  • prestamo
  • estructuras legales
  • impuestos federales y estales
  • y más
  • prestamo
    Se requiere reservar antes de Agosto 31, 2016.
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Orientation
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn how the services of the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center can assist in starting or growing your business.

Topics include:– Do you have what it takes?

– How will you finance your business start up?

– Tips on developing a business plan.

 

Pre registration is required by October 6 at 3 pm. 
Oct
12
Wed
North Central Texas SBDC: Writing An Effective Business Plan
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
14
Fri
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Small Business Start-up Workshop
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do I fit the entrepreneurial model?

What business organization format is best for me?

Starting a business involves some common sense steps, including:

  • determining what products or services will be sold
  • performing market research
  • investigating your insurance options
  • determining your pricing strategy
  • and many more key steps
Pre registration is required. Deadline to register is September 7 at 3:00 pm. 
No onsite registration will be available.
Oct
17
Mon
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 1 – Basic
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

This hands-on course includes common business accounting terms, introduction to QuickBooks, creating a new company file, establishing your QuickBooks chart of accounts, 1099s, tracking sales taxes, budgets and forecasts, tracking sales orders and backorders and more!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Oct
18
Tue
McLennan SBDC: Restaurant Management – How to Get There from Here
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

National Restaurant Expert Chris Tripoli will be at The Temple College Foundation, 19 N. Main St., Temple, TX

The session will run from 9:00 to 11:00 am, with open Q & A from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Come with lots of questions!

This is a free event.  Last year’s session with Chris was standing room only, so click “register” below to secure your spot as soon as possible.

How to Get There from Here
•     Current Market Trends
•     Industry Best Practices
•     Market Correctly
•     Successful Expansion Plans
•     Specific examples of successful models
•     Restaurant case studies

This presentation is meant to inform all attendees of current market trends and industry best practices.  It will cover how to manage restaurants more profitably, market correctly and plan expansion successfully.  It will feature specific examples, recent restaurant case studies and suggestions helping independent restaurant operators become more successful.

Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Introduction to OSHA
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Pre registration is required by October 15 at 5:00 pm.
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 1 – Basic
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

This hands-on course includes common business accounting terms, introduction to QuickBooks, creating a new company file, establishing your QuickBooks chart of accounts, 1099s, tracking sales taxes, budgets and forecasts, tracking sales orders and backorders and more!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Oct
19
Wed
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 1 – Basic
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

This hands-on course includes common business accounting terms, introduction to QuickBooks, creating a new company file, establishing your QuickBooks chart of accounts, 1099s, tracking sales taxes, budgets and forecasts, tracking sales orders and backorders and more!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Oct
20
Thu
Dallas Metropolitan SBDC: Introducción a OSHA (en Español)
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Se requiere reservar antes de Octubre 18, 5:00 pm.
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 1 – Basic
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

This hands-on course includes common business accounting terms, introduction to QuickBooks, creating a new company file, establishing your QuickBooks chart of accounts, 1099s, tracking sales taxes, budgets and forecasts, tracking sales orders and backorders and more!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Nov
14
Mon
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 2 – Advanced
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

QuickBooks Level 2 topics include: Advanced reporting, understanding QuickBooks reports, importing and exporting reports, using special fields to improve reporting, using Microsoft Excel to modify graph data, setting up and using payroll, time tracking, estimating, job costing, purchasing and managing inventory, building inventory assemblies, customizing forms, and writing QuickBooks letters!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Nov
15
Tue
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 2 – Advanced
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

QuickBooks Level 2 topics include: Advanced reporting, understanding QuickBooks reports, importing and exporting reports, using special fields to improve reporting, using Microsoft Excel to modify graph data, setting up and using payroll, time tracking, estimating, job costing, purchasing and managing inventory, building inventory assemblies, customizing forms, and writing QuickBooks letters!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Nov
16
Wed
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 2 – Advanced
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

QuickBooks Level 2 topics include: Advanced reporting, understanding QuickBooks reports, importing and exporting reports, using special fields to improve reporting, using Microsoft Excel to modify graph data, setting up and using payroll, time tracking, estimating, job costing, purchasing and managing inventory, building inventory assemblies, customizing forms, and writing QuickBooks letters!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

Nov
17
Thu
Kilgore SBDC: QuickBooks Level 2 – Advanced
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Certificate of Completion, CEU Credited

QuickBooks Level 2 topics include: Advanced reporting, understanding QuickBooks reports, importing and exporting reports, using special fields to improve reporting, using Microsoft Excel to modify graph data, setting up and using payroll, time tracking, estimating, job costing, purchasing and managing inventory, building inventory assemblies, customizing forms, and writing QuickBooks letters!

*Limit: 30 Students; Handouts provided; Previous knowledge with computers and Windows along with basic accounting principles are necessary.

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Dallas County Community College Dsitrict
Bill J. Priest Institute for
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Dallas, Texas 75215

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