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UPCOMING EVENTS

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

How to Leverage the Power & Reach of Social Media

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 • Topeka

How to Leverage the Power & Reach of Social Media

This 90 minute seminar will give you everything you need to get your organization up to speed or rev up your existing social media pages. The seminar is an introduction to Social Media. You’ll learn practical techniques, useful tools and ideas that you can use immediately.

Business_Plan_Class_Topeka_Kansas

Wednesday, September 9, 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.

Contingency Planning 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 • Hiawatha

Contingency Planning and Transition Tips for Businesses

Whether you are a new or mature business, we invite you to spend an evening with a host of experts discussing how to plan for the unforeseen and the inevitable, including contingency planning, business transitions, and legal planning.

Mkt4Sccs

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Topeka

Marketing For Success

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

5 Easy Steps to make your Powerpoint Presentation Amazing

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 • Topeka

5 Easy Steps to make your PowerPoint Presentation Amazing

As our businesses get faster and communication gets more challenging, we need a way to communicate ideas from one group to another. PowerPoint, Keynote and others are a solution. Using them wrong is the problem.

SBfin

Wednesday, September 23, 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.

Website Tools Al Bonner

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 • Topeka

Creating a Website that can Transform Your Business

Attract the right traffic, get more leads, grow sales and save time. If you’ve been thinking about creating your first website or replacing your old one, but don’t know where to start, this is the seminar for you.

how_to_start_a_business

Wednesday, October 7, 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.

Business_Plan_Class_Topeka_Kansas

Wednesday, October 14, 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.

Small_business_quickbooks

Thursday, October 15, 2015 • Topeka

Beginners Quickbooks Pro (Day One)

Learn how to set up your company, navigate menus and lists, track bank accounts and credit cards, invoice customers and make deposits, enter and pay bills, and print basic reports.

small_business_quickbooks

Friday, October 16, 2015 • Topeka

Advanced Quickbooks Pro (Day Two)

Learn more advanced features, including setting up and managing payroll, inventory, estimates and job costing, sales and payroll taxes, budgeting, and advanced reports.

Mkt4Sccs

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Topeka

Marketing For Success

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

State_Tax_Workshop

Thursday, October 22, 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.

Sales_Tax_Construction_Contractors

Thursday, October 22, 2015 • Topeka

Sales Tax for Construction Contractors

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

SBfin

Wednesday, October 28, 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.

Website Content Al Bonner

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 • Topeka

Your Website: If you Build It, They Won’t Come

Successful Content and Search Strategies for your Website. Just because you have a website, new or old, doesn’t mean people will find it and use it. It’s getting harder and harder to get your website on the front page of a Google search.

how_to_start_a_business

Wednesday, November 4, 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.

Small_Business_Legal_Issues

Thursday, November 5, 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.

Kansas Department of Labor - Understanding Regulations

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 • Topeka

Understanding KS Dept. of Labor Regulations

This LUNCH & LEARN seminar discusses Kansas Department of Labor tax liabilities, new hire designation, and more.

Business_Plan_Class_Topeka_Kansas

Wednesday, November 11, 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.

Mkt4Sccs

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 • Topeka

Marketing For Success

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

SBfin

Tuesday, November 24, 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.

Rich's Rules for Leadership Results & Achievement

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 • Topeka

Rich’s Rules for Leadership Results & Achievement

Dozens of new and seasoned leaders have enjoyed the first two segments of Rich Drinon’s leadership workshops. Rich’s third installment, Rules for Leadership Results & Achievement completes the three-part series.

how_to_start_a_business

Wednesday, December 2, 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.

Small_business_quickbooks

Thursday, December 3, 2015 • Topeka

Beginners Quickbooks Pro (Day One)

Learn how to set up your company, navigate menus and lists, track bank accounts and credit cards, invoice customers and make deposits, enter and pay bills, and print basic reports.

small_business_quickbooks

Friday, December 4, 2015 • Topeka

Advanced Quickbooks Pro (Day Two)

Learn more advanced features, including setting up and managing payroll, inventory, estimates and job costing, sales and payroll taxes, budgeting, and advanced reports.