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Our Workshops -- Next Up!

Top 10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business | September 23 | 9am-12pm | Presenter: Larry Donahue | Location: This is an online webinar | Legal issues are often put on the back burner. Failing to do some basic legal planning can result in costly mistakes, impaired growth and even the untimely collapse of the company. Learn about protecting corporate shield and personal assets, key employee issues, copyrights, contract basics, reducing the risk of litigation, and more! Register Now!  

 

Workshops -- More Info & Live Registration Coming Soon!

Expert Tips to Buying and Selling a Business | October 21 | 9am-12pm | Presenter: Tommy Thompson | Location: Online Via Zoom

Legal Aspects of Hiring and Firing Employees | November 18 | 9am-12pm | Location: Kaplan Real Estate Education

Our Sessions -- Next Up!

First Session -- Twice per month

See dates below.  Online via Zoom.  Held twice per month from 12-1:30pm.

First Session is an orientation to a business owner's lifelong learning journey. It is a valuable first step for small business owners and entrepreneurs, especially before meeting with one of our mentors. You will learn about SCORE and all our small business resources and services.  We will help you clarify why you are in or going into business, the nature of your capital and the role of your business plan.  Accounting and marketing concepts and their relationship are discussed. Held twice per month.  The session is free, but please register. Registration is now open for these dates: 10/1, 10/21

Ask the Expert on Business Startups -- Monthly

See dates below.  Online via Zoom. Held every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm.

Has your business generated revenue for less than a year? If so, you're probably a startup!  From idea stage to business success, get the feedback you need in this interactive Q&A style session, facilitated by Vic Berniklau and Pete Mikelson.  Held every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm. Free. Attend as often as you like, but please register. Registration is now open for these dates: 10/13

Ask the Expert on Marketing -- Monthly

See dates below.  Online via Zoom.  Held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm.

Amidst this COVID-19 crisis, are you having challenges getting -- and keeping -- customers? If so, bring your marketing questions to this interactive Q&A style session, facilitated by local marketing experts DJ Heckes or Diane Villegas. Held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm. Free. Attend as often as you like, but please register. Registration is now open for these dates: 10/20

Ask the Expert on Business Funding -- Monthly

See dates below. Online via Zoom. Held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm.

Looking for expert answers to your questions about disaster loans, emergency capital or economic injury funding?  In this Q&A style session, we'll focus on how to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on your business financial situation. Facilitated by local funding and alternative financing experts Stephanie Skaggs, Sheryl Brown and Jim Byrd, plus guests including Kent Paul, and Jim Scott.  Held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12-1pm. Free. Attend as often as you like, but please register. Registration is now open for these dates:  9/22

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