Training

The Maricopa SBDC provides educational training events that cover current and practical information on business topics ranging from the basics to advanced business management skills.

Events include workshops, seminars, conferences, peer-to-peer masterminds and networking.

Most training opportunities are free, nominal fees may be charged for some training events.

We present training events in all of our centers and at partner locations across the state.

Online Registration is Required!

  • TechEdge - Week 4, Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Week 1 - March 23, 2017 Week 2 - March 30, 2017 Week 3 - April 6, 2017 Week 4 - April 13, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Chandler Chamber of Commerce 25 S. Arizona Place Chandler, AZ 85225 The TechEdge Series includes four, 1.5 hour sessions, scheduled over a four week period of time. Topics include Technology Commercialization, Lean Startup Methodology, Intellectual Property Protection, and Sources of Capital. Our TechEdge Series is designed for the entrepreneur developing innovative and disruptive solutions to problems faced today. The series goal is to educate participants on how to efficiently and effectively move their business venture forward. The areas of instruction include financial analysis and management, marketing, human resources, capital formation and other business development topics. As part of the series, we facilitate resource identification and connection to help tech start-up participants in the commercialization process. This Series is intended for entrepreneurs working to develop innovative and disruptive solutions to current problems. Ideal participants come from high-tech industries such as renewable energy, bio-medical, manufacturing, aerospace and defense. Other sectors are encouraged to participate.
    Speaker: Mike Baab, SBDC Business Analyst, and Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • TechEdge - Week 3, Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Where: Chandler Chamber of Commerce, Chandler
    When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Week 1 - March 23, 2017 Week 2 - March 30, 2017 Week 3 - April 6, 2017 Week 4 - April 13, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Chandler Chamber of Commerce 25 S. Arizona Place Chandler, AZ 85225 The TechEdge Series includes four, 1.5 hour sessions, scheduled over a four week period of time. Topics include Technology Commercialization, Lean Startup Methodology, Intellectual Property Protection, and Sources of Capital. Our TechEdge Series is designed for the entrepreneur developing innovative and disruptive solutions to problems faced today. The series goal is to educate participants on how to efficiently and effectively move their business venture forward. The areas of instruction include financial analysis and management, marketing, human resources, capital formation and other business development topics. As part of the series, we facilitate resource identification and connection to help tech start-up participants in the commercialization process. This Series is intended for entrepreneurs working to develop innovative and disruptive solutions to current problems. Ideal participants come from high-tech industries such as renewable energy, bio-medical, manufacturing, aerospace and defense. Other sectors are encouraged to participate.
    Speaker: Mike Baab, SBDC Business Analyst, and Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • TechEdge - Week 1, Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Where: Chandler Chamber of Commerce, Chandler
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Week 1 - March 23, 2017 Week 2 - March 30, 2017 Week 3 - April 6, 2017 Week 4 - April 13, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Chandler Chamber of Commerce 25 S. Arizona Place Chandler, AZ 85225 The TechEdge Series includes four, 1.5 hour sessions, scheduled over a four week period of time. Topics include Technology Commercialization, Lean Startup Methodology, Intellectual Property Protection, and Sources of Capital. Our TechEdge Series is designed for the entrepreneur developing innovative and disruptive solutions to problems faced today. The series goal is to educate participants on how to efficiently and effectively move their business venture forward. The areas of instruction include financial analysis and management, marketing, human resources, capital formation and other business development topics. As part of the series, we facilitate resource identification and connection to help tech start-up participants in the commercialization process. This Series is intended for entrepreneurs working to develop innovative and disruptive solutions to current problems. Ideal participants come from high-tech industries such as renewable energy, bio-medical, manufacturing, aerospace and defense. Other sectors are encouraged to participate.
    Speaker: Mike Baab, SBDC Business Analyst and Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • TechEdge - Week 2, Thursday, March 30, 2017
    Where: Chandler Chamber of Commerce, Chandler
    When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Week 1 - March 23, 2017 Week 2 - March 30, 2017 Week 3 - April 6, 2017 Week 4 - April 13, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Chandler Chamber of Commerce 25 S. Arizona Place Chandler, AZ 85225 The TechEdge Series includes four, 1.5 hour sessions, scheduled over a four week period of time. Topics include Technology Commercialization, Lean Startup Methodology, Intellectual Property Protection, and Sources of Capital. Our TechEdge Series is designed for the entrepreneur developing innovative and disruptive solutions to problems faced today. The series goal is to educate participants on how to efficiently and effectively move their business venture forward. The areas of instruction include financial analysis and management, marketing, human resources, capital formation and other business development topics. As part of the series, we facilitate resource identification and connection to help tech start-up participants in the commercialization process. This Series is intended for entrepreneurs working to develop innovative and disruptive solutions to current problems. Ideal participants come from high-tech industries such as renewable energy, bio-medical, manufacturing, aerospace and defense. Other sectors are encouraged to participate.
    Speaker: Mike Baab, SBDC Business Analyst and Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Prop 206 Compliance Presentation - Understanding the New Minimun Wage and Paid Sick Time Regulations, Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm Program Description - Arizona's recent approval of Proposition 206, known as the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, has businesses of all sizes scrambling to comply with the new minimum wage and paid sick leave requirements. Join Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, for an informational presentation on these new requirements and how they impact your business. This program is intended for small business owners.
    Speaker: Chris Mason, Attorney and Otto S. Schill, III, Attorney, of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Intellectual Property: How to Protect Yours and Avoid Accidentally Stealing Others, Thursday, March 30, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Date: March 30, 2017 Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am Intellectual Property: How to Protect Yours and Avoid Accidentally Stealing Others Too often, business owners fail to protect their intellectual property and that of others. As a business owner, have you asked yourself these critical questions: . What types of intellectual property exist in my business? . How should I protect it? . What is the process and how much should I budget? . What are the opportunities? What are the risks? Join us for this session to learn about the value of protecting your intellectual property using Copyrights, Trade Marks, Trade Secrets and Patents. This program is intended for small business owners that have been in business for more than one year.
    Speaker: Flavia Campbell, Partner at Lewis, Roca, Rothgerber, Christie
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 3, Monday, May 22, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Monday, May 22, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: May 15, 17, 22 and 25, 2017 This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 2, Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: May 15, 17, 22 and 25, 2017 This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 1, Monday, May 15, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Monday, May 15, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: May 15, 17, 22 and 25, 2017 This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series - Session 5, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Topic: International Trade
    Maricopa SBDC announces the Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series! U.S. export sales recently grew 48% over a five-year period and now exceeds $2.35 trillion. That's a lot of zeros - are you getting your piece of the global pie? If you are already exporting or thinking about it for 2017, this workshop series is for you. The Maricopa SBDC is pleased to present its inaugural Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series. This five-part series will cover: March 22, 2017 - Session One - Are You Ready to Export? April 5, 2017 - Session Two - Product/Market Identification April 19, 2017 - Session Three - Export Financing and Risk Management May 3, 2017 - Session Four - Export Logistics May 24, 2017 - Session Five - Graduation: Share your plans and network with Arizona's leading export experts Stay tuned for more information on workshop session details and guest speakers/panelists.
    Speaker: Tom Fulcher, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series - Session 4, Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Topic: International Trade
    Maricopa SBDC announces the Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series! U.S. export sales recently grew 48% over a five-year period and now exceeds $2.35 trillion. That's a lot of zeros - are you getting your piece of the global pie? If you are already exporting or thinking about it for 2017, this workshop series is for you. The Maricopa SBDC is pleased to present its inaugural Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series. This five-part series will cover: March 22, 2017 - Session One - Are You Ready to Export? April 5, 2017 - Session Two - Product/Market Identification April 19, 2017 - Session Three - Export Financing and Risk Management May 3, 2017 - Session Four - Export Logistics May 24, 2017 - Session Five - Graduation: Share your plans and network with Arizona's leading export experts Stay tuned for more information on workshop session details and guest speakers/panelists.
    Speaker: Tom Fulcher, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series - Session 3, Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Topic: International Trade
    Maricopa SBDC announces the Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series! U.S. export sales recently grew 48% over a five-year period and now exceeds $2.35 trillion. That's a lot of zeros - are you getting your piece of the global pie? If you are already exporting or thinking about it for 2017, this workshop series is for you. The Maricopa SBDC is pleased to present its inaugural Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series. This five-part series will cover: March 22, 2017 - Session One - Are You Ready to Export? April 5, 2017 - Session Two - Product/Market Identification April 19, 2017 - Session Three - Export Financing and Risk Management May 3, 2017 - Session Four - Export Logistics May 24, 2017 - Session Five - Graduation: Share your plans and network with Arizona's leading export experts Stay tuned for more information on workshop session details and guest speakers/panelists.
    Speaker: Tom Fulcher, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series - Session 2, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, April 05, 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 PM
    Topic: International Trade
    Maricopa SBDC announces the Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series! U.S. export sales recently grew 48% over a five-year period and now exceeds $2.35 trillion. That's a lot of zeros - are you getting your piece of the global pie? If you are already exporting or thinking about it for 2017, this workshop series is for you. The Maricopa SBDC is pleased to present its inaugural Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series. This five-part series will cover: March 22, 2017 - Session One - Are You Ready to Export? April 5, 2017 - Session Two - Product/Market Identification April 19, 2017 - Session Three - Export Financing and Risk Management May 3, 2017 - Session Four - Export Logistics May 24, 2017 - Session Five - Graduation: Share your plans and network with Arizona's leading export experts Stay tuned for more information on workshop session details and guest speakers/panelists.
    Speaker: Tom Fulcher, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series - Session 1, Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Topic: International Trade
    Maricopa SBDC announces the Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series! U.S. export sales recently grew 48% over a five-year period and now exceeds $2.35 trillion. That's a lot of zeros - are you getting your piece of the global pie? If you are already exporting or thinking about it for 2017, this workshop series is for you. The Maricopa SBDC is pleased to present its inaugural Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series. This five-part series will cover: March 22, 2017 - Session One - Are You Ready to Export? April 5, 2017 - Session Two - Product/Market Identification April 19, 2017 - Session Three - Export Financing and Risk Management May 3, 2017 - Session Four - Export Logistics May 24, 2017 - Session Five - Graduation: Share your plans and network with Arizona's leading export experts Stay tuned for more information on workshop session details and guest speakers/panelists.
    Speaker: Tom Fulcher, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 4, Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: March 7, 9, 21 and 23, 2017 Fee: $495.00 (for materials). Payment must be made at the first class with a check for $495.00 made out to "Maricopa Community Colleges - SBDC". Cash and Credit Cards are not accepted. This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Speaker: Ramain Gohar, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 3, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: March 7, 9, 21 and 23, 2017 Fee: $495.00 (for materials). Payment must be made at the first class with a check for $495.00 made out to "Maricopa Community Colleges - SBDC". Cash and Credit Cards are not accepted. This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Speaker: Ramain Gohar, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 2, Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: March 7, 9, 21 and 23, 2017 Fee: $495.00 (for materials). Payment must be made at the door with a check for $495.00 made out to "Maricopa Community Colleges - SBDC". Cash and Credit Cards are not accepted. This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Speaker: Ramain Gohar, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 1, Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Dates: March 7, 9, 21 and 23, 2017 Fee: $495.00 (for materials). Payment must be made at the door with a check for $495.00 made out to "Maricopa Community Colleges - SBDC". Cash and Credit Cards are not accepted. This four week course is designed to help owners and managers of small businesses better understand financial management and maximize earnings through a better understanding of your financials. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches Other topics: . How does your business compare with others in your industry? . Will increasing your sales actually improve or worsen your financial outlook? . Do you think it's possible to have an open and enthusiastic relationship with your banker, through better communication? All of these topics and questions can be answered by understanding your financials and listening to what they are telling you. Our Profit Mastery program does all this and more. It's a fun and educational workshop structured specifically to understanding your financials. This program is designed for existing business owners who have at least 2 years of business history and financial reports.
    Speaker: Ramain Gohar, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 495.00
    Link
  • IRS Small Business Taxes, Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Topic: Tax Planning
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 - 10:30 am IRS Small Business Payroll, Payroll Taxes and Legislative Update This workshop is an introduction to small business income taxes and will provide basic information on different types of taxes that impact small businesses such as personal taxes and Arizona sales tax (TPT), and payroll taxes. Participants will learn: 1) How to determine who an employee is 2) Understand the different types of payroll taxes 3) Receive updates on the Legislation for Affordable Care Act (Proposition 206) Target Audience: This workshop is intended primarily to new business start-ups and provides them the information they need to know about different types of taxes and how taxes affect their small business.
    Speaker: Tanya Luken, CPA, Luken CPA
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Where: Chandler-Gilbert Community College-Sun Lakes Center, Sun Lakes Center, Maricopa County - Sun Lakes
    When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. In this interactive session, you will be introduced to critical questions to ask, and actions to take, in order to determine the feasibility of your business idea. This session is also a necessary first step to prepare you for an initial counseling session with an SBDC business analyst. Audience: This program is intended for entrepreneurs who have not yet opened their doors for business and are in the planning phase.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, April 27, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. In this interactive session, you will be introduced to critical questions to ask, and actions to take, in order to determine the feasibility of your business idea. This session is also a necessary first step to prepare you for an initial counseling session with an SBDC business analyst. Audience: This program is intended for entrepreneurs who have not yet opened their doors for business and are in the planning phase.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N. Dysart Road Ocotillo Hall, Room 107 Avondale, AZ 85392 Thursday, April 13, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. In this interactive session, you will be introduced to critical questions to ask, and actions to take, in order to determine the feasibility of your business idea. This session is also a necessary first step to prepare you for an initial counseling session with an SBDC business analyst. Audience: This program is intended for entrepreneurs who have not yet opened their doors for business and are in the planning phase.
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 pm Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. In this interactive session, you will be introduced to critical questions to ask, and actions to take, in order to determine the feasibility of your business idea. This session is also a necessary first step to prepare you for an initial counseling session with an SBDC business analyst. Audience: This program is intended for entrepreneurs who have not yet opened their doors for business and are in the planning phase.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road Ocotillo Hall, Room 107 Avondale, AZ 85392 Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. In this interactive session, you will be introduced to critical questions to ask, and actions to take, in order to determine the feasibility of your business idea. This session is also a necessary first step to prepare you for an initial counseling session with an SBDC business analyst. Audience: This program is intended for entrepreneurs who have not yet opened their doors for business and are in the planning phase.
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N. Dysart Road Ocotillo Hall, Room 107 Avondale, AZ 85392 Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. Using presentations, group discussion, and activities, participants are introduced to the critical topics of how to explore and validate a business idea, learn best practice tips for building a solid financial foundation on which to grow a business, review the steps to setting up and doing business in Arizona, and be introduced to the services offered by SBDC and other resources. This program is intended for new entrepreneurs and business owners who have not yet opened their doors for business.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Put Your Business Idea in Motion, Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Are you an entrepreneur in the early stage of exploring and planning a new business venture? Are you confused by how to get started and what steps to take? Think you have a great idea, but maybe you are not sure if it is a viable business idea, an idea that customers want or need? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Put Your Business Idea in Motion program is for you. Using presentations, group discussion, and activities, participants are introduced to the critical topics of how to explore and validate a business idea, learn best practice tips for building a solid financial foundation on which to grow a business, review the steps to setting up and doing business in Arizona, and be introduced to the services offered by SBDC and other resources. This program is intended for new entrepreneurs and business owners who have not yet opened their doors for business.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Mastering QuickBooks - Part 4, Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Mastering QuickBooks Series - This series focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks. Four Week Session - May 2, 9,16 and 23, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm May 2, 2017 - Part One QuickBooks Overview and Initial Setup QuickBooks Versions Accounting 101 QuickBooks Accounting 101 Mastery of Basic Navigation Setting up a New Company Setting and Modifying Preferences Introduction to Reporting May 9, 2017 - Part Two The Sales Cycle: Customers and Sales Lists in Quickbooks Customers The Items List Invoices from Estimates Invoicing for Time & Material Invoicing from Scratch Money: Receiving Payments and Making Deposits Troubleshooting May 16, 2017 - Part Three The Purchasing Cycle: Vendors and Bills Creating Vendors Purchase Orders Entering Bills Paying Bills Writing Checks The Checking Account Reconciling the Bank Account Credit Card Transaction May 23, 2017 - Part Four Special Topics in QuickBooks Job Costing and Payroll Reporting Sales Tax QB for Restaurants QB for Real Estate and Property Management Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them Top 10 QB Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
    Speaker: Donna Winter, Adjusting Entries
    Fee: $ 100.00
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  • Mastering QuickBooks - Part 3, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Mastering QuickBooks Series - This series focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks. Four Week Session - May 2, 9,16 and 23, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm May 2, 2017 - Part One QuickBooks Overview and Initial Setup QuickBooks Versions Accounting 101 QuickBooks Accounting 101 Mastery of Basic Navigation Setting up a New Company Setting and Modifying Preferences Introduction to Reporting May 9, 2017 - Part Two The Sales Cycle: Customers and Sales Lists in Quickbooks Customers The Items List Invoices from Estimates Invoicing for Time & Material Invoicing from Scratch Money: Receiving Payments and Making Deposits Troubleshooting May 16, 2017 - Part Three The Purchasing Cycle: Vendors and Bills Creating Vendors Purchase Orders Entering Bills Paying Bills Writing Checks The Checking Account Reconciling the Bank Account Credit Card Transaction May 23, 2017 - Part Four Special Topics in QuickBooks Job Costing and Payroll Reporting Sales Tax QB for Restaurants QB for Real Estate and Property Management Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them Top 10 QB Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
    Speaker: Donna Winter, Adjusting Entries
    Fee: $ 100.00
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  • Mastering QuickBooks - Part 2, Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Mastering QuickBooks Series - This series focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks. Four Week Session - May 2, 9,16 and 23, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm May 2, 2017 - Part One QuickBooks Overview and Initial Setup QuickBooks Versions Accounting 101 QuickBooks Accounting 101 Mastery of Basic Navigation Setting up a New Company Setting and Modifying Preferences Introduction to Reporting May 9, 2017 - Part Two The Sales Cycle: Customers and Sales Lists in Quickbooks Customers The Items List Invoices from Estimates Invoicing for Time & Material Invoicing from Scratch Money: Receiving Payments and Making Deposits Troubleshooting May 16, 2017 - Part Three The Purchasing Cycle: Vendors and Bills Creating Vendors Purchase Orders Entering Bills Paying Bills Writing Checks The Checking Account Reconciling the Bank Account Credit Card Transaction May 23, 2017 - Part Four Special Topics in QuickBooks Job Costing and Payroll Reporting Sales Tax QB for Restaurants QB for Real Estate and Property Management Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them Top 10 QB Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
    Speaker: Donna Winter, Adjusting Entries
    Fee: $ 100.00
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  • Mastering QuickBooks - Part 1, Tuesday, May 02, 2017
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Mastering QuickBooks Series - This series focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks. Four Week Session - May 2, 9,16 and 23, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm May 2, 2017 - Part One QuickBooks Overview and Initial Setup QuickBooks Versions Accounting 101 QuickBooks Accounting 101 Mastery of Basic Navigation Setting up a New Company Setting and Modifying Preferences Introduction to Reporting May 9, 2017 - Part Two The Sales Cycle: Customers and Sales Lists in Quickbooks Customers The Items List Invoices from Estimates Invoicing for Time & Material Invoicing from Scratch Money: Receiving Payments and Making Deposits Troubleshooting May 16, 2017 - Part Three The Purchasing Cycle: Vendors and Bills Creating Vendors Purchase Orders Entering Bills Paying Bills Writing Checks The Checking Account Reconciling the Bank Account Credit Card Transaction May 23, 2017 - Part Four Special Topics in QuickBooks Job Costing and Payroll Reporting Sales Tax QB for Restaurants QB for Real Estate and Property Management Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them Top 10 QB Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
    Speaker: Donna Winter, Adjusting Entries
    Fee: $ 100.00
    Link