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April 25th, 2014

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    Profit Mastery: 2 Day Series

    8:30am - 5:00pm:
    Do you want to make more profit? Are you a Business Owner, Key Manager, Entrepreneur, Business Advisor, or other money manager ready to improve your financial IQ? Attend this two day Profit Mastery ® training program to gain the skills and resources that will guide you to improving your business’s performance, increasing profits, and demystifying business finance. The keys to the success of this curriculum are built around the following: 1. A presentation style uniquely combining information, motivation, and humor 2. A case-study approach 3. Delivery formats that include live onsite and web-based streaming video 4. A unique, seven-step approach distilled from both years of business banking experience and working with thousands of business owners Profit Mastery University delivers the following curriculum sections: 1. Profit Mastery Overview 2. Financial Position 3. Price-Volume-Costs 4. Cash Flow 5. Manage Growth 6. Banks & Transition 7. Glossary and FAQs

    Event Fee: $355
    To register for event please contact Debbie Sartain at (325) 481-8322.
    Registration Deadline April 14th
    For eligible participants, full cost of the seminar can be covered by the Skills for Small Business Grant. For More Grant Information Contact Jamie Rainey at (325) 481-8300 ext. 3222 or jrainey@howardcollege.edu
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May 1st, 2014

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    Small Business Management Certificate Program 8 Week Course Orientation

    6:00pm - 8:30pm:
    Are you interested in starting a new business but not sure where to begin? Or are you a new business looking for assistance and guidance to grow your young company? The ASU Small Business Development Center is offering an 8-week course beginning May 1st, 2014 that will cover the basics of starting and running a business in the Concho Valley.There are many challenges associated with starting and running a business but by educating yourself on the potential pitfalls as well as the many resources available, we hope to prepare new entrepreneurs with the skills they need to succeed. 8-wk course dates: May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12, and June 19.

    Event Fee:  $75
    Topics:  Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Business Start-up/Pre-planning, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales

    Could this program be right for you? Enroll today for only $75! Payment due before event online or at first day of class. Program fee includes the 8 courses, small business resource materials, SBMCP notebook, graduation ceremony, and certificate. Don’t wait, seating is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED! ***PLEASE NOTE: SBMCP participants registered after 4/30/14 might receive their notebooks at the 5/8/14 seminar due to processing time. If you have any questions feel free to contact us. Thanks!*** (No refunds) *Graduation Requirements Attend All 8 Seminars (every Thursday night, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., @ the BRC) Meet with an SBDC Advisor Complete 2 Online Training Modules View IRS Tax Module Complete Draft Business Plan.
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May 12th, 2014

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    QuickBooks: 4 Part Series

    3:00pm - 5:30pm:
    Our QuickBooks series is a great opportunity for those of you looking to learn more about the program. The QuickBooks Series consists of four face to face seminars facilitated by local Senior Bookkeeper, Nancy Switzer from Oliver, Rainey, & Wojtek. This seminar is perfect for beginners who want to get a basic understanding of the program and how it operates. It also makes for an excellent refresher course for those who are already skilled in QuickBooks. In this open classroom setting we provide hands on training and skills. Each participant is issued a computer and a guidebook to work through different lessons with your instructor. Keep in mind basic computer skills are required. Event Dates: May 12th, 14th, 19th, & 21st.

    Event Fee:  $150
    Event Dates: May 12th, 14th, 19th, & 21st. Payment due before entry to event. To pay online before the event please use the ASU-SBDC PayPal System. Accepts CC, Debit Card, and PayPal payments. All training event fees are non-refundable accept when a training event is cancelled or if you cancel by email at least 5 business days prior to the date of the training event. Parking for the Business Resource Center is available on Chadbourne St., 1st St., and in the BRC parking lot.
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May 13th, 2014

  • Guerrilla Marketing Tactics

    6:00pm - 8:30pm:
    Learn how to make a lasting impression with creative tactics that will get your business noticed! Often times, these creative approachas can save you money compared to traditional advertising methods and you will stand out from the crowd. Presented by Benjamin Beaver and By the Stream Media “Guerrilla marketing is an advertising strategy in which low-cost unconventional means are utilized, often in a localized fashion or large network of individual cells, to convey or promote a product or an idea.” - Wikipedia

    Event Fee:  $15
    Payment due before entry to event. To pay online before the event please use the ASU-SBDC PayPal System. Accepts CC, Debit Card, and PayPal payments. All training event fees are non-refundable accept when a training event is cancelled or if you cancel by email at least 5 business days prior to the date of the training event. Parking for the Business Resource Center is available on Chadbourne St., 1st St., and in the BRC parking lot.
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May 20th, 2014

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    Human Resources Update

    6:00pm - 8:30pm:
    This training event is designed to assist small business owners in handling various Human Resource issues. John Mark Hogg, partner at Jackson Walker L.L.P., will cover a brief review of laws that apply to the small business owners.

    Event fee:  $15
    To pay online before the event please use the ASU-SBDC PayPal. Accepts CC, Debit Card, and PayPal payments. All training event fees are non-refundable accept when a training event is cancelled or if you cancel by email at least 5 business days prior to the date of the training event.
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June 3rd, 2014

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    Social Media Mobile Marketing

    6:00pm - 8:30pm:
    Get the low down on what social media marketing is all about, where it came from and whether its staying, what your options are, how to get started, how to reach your target market, and much more. Topics to be covered: • Which social media network is right for your business? • Pros and Cons of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn • Basics of Blogging • The Do’s and Don’ts of adding content to your pages and making posts Speaker: Andy Allen, owner of Chaos Marketing. Chaos Marketing is a social media and graphic design firm based out of San Angelo serving clients locally and nationwide. *Please note – you will NOT be setting up Facebook profiles or pages at this even.

    Event Fee:  $15

    To pay online before the event please use the ASU-SBDC PayPal System. Accepts CC, Debit Card, and PayPal payments. All training event fees are non-refundable accept when a training event is cancelled or if you cancel by email at least 5 business days prior to the date of the training event. Parking for the Business Resource Center is available in the BRC parking lot and in the BRC Overflow parking lot on 2nd street, between Chadbourne and Gillis street.
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June 12th, 2014

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    7 Habits for Small Business Managers: 2 Day Series

    8:30am - 5:30pm:
    Managing Yourself! Leading Others! Unleashing Potential! Franklin Covey’s, The 7 Habits for Small Business Managers workshop is an intensive application oriented learning experience that focuses on the fundamentals of great leadership. This workshop gives both new and experienced managers a set of tools that will help them meet all of today’s management challenges including: • Conflict resolution • Prioritization • Performance management • Accountability and trust • Execution • Collaboration • Team and employee development Register your entire management team today to attend this exciting two-day workshop! You’ll come away with life-changing knowledge, skills and the tools to help you apply them! 2 Day Series- June 12th & 13th( Lunch will be provided).

    Cost:$395 per person Includes Valuable Reference Materials (Also includes meals) For eligible participants, full cost of the seminar can be covered by the Skills for Small Business Grant. For More Grant Information Contact Jamie Rainey at (325) 481-8300 ext. 3222 or jrainey@howardcollege.edu.
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SPONSORSHIP

Sponsor these special events and enjoy the benefits of co-promoting your business and helping improve these community events.

Contact the Small Business Development Center to learn about the many sponsorship opportunities available for these special events.

(325) 942-2098
sbdctraining@angelo.edu