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Kansas Small Business Development Center


Are you looking to start a business? Do you have a business you want to grow? Take advantage of our resources to give your ideas an edge.

Small Business Startup Series Tax Workshops Quickbooks Free Events


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • Topeka

How To Start A Business

Here you will be introduced to the basic steps of starting a small business. Topics include: researching your idea, legal structures, registration requirements, writing a business plan, and available financing options. Checklists will be provided.


Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • Topeka

Business Plan Workshop

Do you have an idea for a business, but aren’t sure where to start? This hands-on workshop focuses on making your business idea become a reality by helping you to develop a business plan from the ground up.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Topeka

Marketing For Success

If your business needs to grow, marketing will be the key to your success


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • Topeka

Legal Issues & Your Small Business

This workshop is your chance to learn the basic legal steps of setting up your small business and the common legal pitfalls to avoid.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • Topeka

Small Business Finance

Need to save time and money? Managing your finances does not have to be hard. We will provide you with the tools to simplify your recordkeeping and provide reports to guide your effort.


Thursday, April 23, 2015 • Topeka

State Tax Workshop

This class focuses on the basics of state sales tax and includes a brief overview of state employee withholding and estimated tax payments.


Thursday, April 23, 2015 • Topeka

Sales Tax for Construction Contractors

Discusses how sales tax applies to materials and labor, Project Exemption Certificates, sales tax returns, and billing.

Rich's Rules of Engagement: Mastering Leadership Communication

Friday, April 24, 2015 • Topeka

Rich’s Rules of Engagement: Mastering Leadership Communication

Let’s face it, if you can’t communicate you can’t lead. The good news…the right training can help you gain confidence and learn techniques you need to master leadership communication. Although credibility is the leader’s greatest asset, communication is his or her greatest ally and most important skill. Rich’s Rules of Engagement covers 12 areas of […]