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Yancey County Learning Center, Mayland Community College

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Want to try it before you buy it? Taught by a CPA, this four class series allows students to work with a sample business to learn the features of Quickbooks. This class typically costs $200 per student, but is being offered free through the Mayland Small Business Center! Seats are limited so sign up today. Class 1: Taught by a practicing CPA who knows all the tricks, tips, and trends related to QuickBooks. Class one of this four class series will discuss the features of QuickBooks Online and compare it to QuickBooks desktop. Determine if QuickBooks is a right for you by "test driving" the software on a sample business. Computers with QuickBooks installed will be available to use at this class.
Speaker: Sisk-Morris
Approximately 11 miles away from zip code 28705
Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Want to try it before you buy it? Taught by a CPA, this four class series allows students to work with a sample business to learn the features of Quickbooks. This class typically costs $200 per student, but is being offered free through the Mayland Small Business Center! Seats are limited so sign up today. Class 2: QuickBooks taught by a CPA! Class two will focus on setting up QuickBooks in a manner that will work best for your business. Explore feature while learning how to launch QuickBooks the right way. Class will work with a sample business downloaded on the Mayland computers.
Speaker: Sisk-Morris
Approximately 11 miles away from zip code 28705
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Want to try it before you buy it? Taught by a CPA, this four class series allows students to work with a sample business to learn the features of Quickbooks. This class typically costs $200 per student, but is being offered free through the Mayland Small Business Center! Seats are limited so sign up today. Class 3: This class will focus on recording income and expenses in Quickbooks as well as balancing transactions. We will also look at various scenarios that your business may face when keying transactions into QuickBooks. This a great class to get answers to QuickBooks questions.
Speaker: Sisk-Morris
Approximately 11 miles away from zip code 28705
Thursday, December 07, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Want to try it before you buy it? Taught by a CPA, this four class series allows students to work with a sample business to learn the features of Quickbooks. This class typically costs $200 per student, but is being offered free through the Mayland Small Business Center! Seats are limited so sign up today. Class 4: The final class of this series will explore the use of QuickBooks for payroll. Learn how to set up payroll and cut checks using QuickBooks payroll features. Cut checks and make deposits on a sample business in this test drive of the most popular small business accounting platform in use.
Speaker: Sisk-Morris
Approximately 11 miles away from zip code 28705

Online Training Events Mayland SBC

On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Run your own virtual bookstore and coffee bar to see how money moves in and out of a business while learning the fundamentals of accounting at the same time. This course provides an in-depth look at each of the primary accounting transactions used in a business. Without using any accounting jargon, the course demonstrates how to keep score in a business through a simple scorecard approach.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Buying a Business is a comprehensive course on how to buy the right business at the right price. Developed by entrepreneurs who buy businesses for a living, this course offers advice and wisdom in such areas as: the key questions to ask of any seller, the due diligence process, valuing a business and determining the offer, negotiation steps and tactics, and sample legal agreements.
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Every new venture has to work the complex decision of what legal structure to choose for the business. This course breaks down this decision into its essential characteristics simplifying the decision making process. An in-depth discussion is presented about the pros and cons of structures such as the sole proprietorship, partnership, “c” or “s” corporation, and the limited liability company (LLC).
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Financing
This course details the exact steps necessary to prepare a comprehensive loan package request. Typical loan forms and requirements are explained and included. This course concentrates on what a lender is really looking for and how they evaluate loan requests. Simply understanding the way a lender thinks can more than double your effectiveness in raising money for your business.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Creating Buzz is one of the most comprehensive courses on how marketing is actually executed in a small business. Creating Buzz is packed-full of hundreds of strategies, checklists, and tips across the realms of network theory, positioning, advertising media, word-of-mouth campaigns, publicity, and public relations. From informal, easy to implement tactics to full-fledged formal marketing plans, the lessons taught in this course are paramount to any growing business.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Financial projections are a collection of statements that present a numerical model of your business. Learn to create a projected income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet, and breakeven point analysis. Understand what financial projections are and what comprises a good set of projections.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Financing
Examine the peculiar nature of investment capital. The course presents practical tactics on how to identify and secure different types of capital including seed capital, angel capital, and venture capital. The process used by different kinds of investors as well as tools for completing the fund-raising process. Special focus is given to the federal and state laws that govern the capital and securities process.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Financing
Gain comprehensive tactics of raising money for small business formation. The course examines the sources of available capital and provides an overview of the difference between debt and equity. Learn financial terms and tactics necessary to successfully identify and secure money for a new business venture.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Get advice and strategies from leading entrepreneurs concerning what it really takes to start a new venture. “Starting A New Business” moves through the important tasks of building a strong foundation for a business to the more tactical aspects like marketing, managing, and money. This course will also show you how to protect your ideas, how to hire employees, and how to find out what licenses and regulations may apply. More than 50 resources provided.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Start-up Assistance
This ten-part course walks you through the details and tactics of creating a comprehensive business plan while helping you avoid planning mistakes that plague most businesses. As an added bonus, this course comes with Active plans Business Planning Software, which helps you create a plan narrative and financial projections through a simple step-by-step approach.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Any entrepreneur should want to know as much as possible about their market. This course provides the guidance and resources necessary to develop a working knowledge.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Marketing and Sales
This course describes the fundamentals of the most important aspect of any business: marketing. Learn the concepts taught in college-level courses in just a few hours including the “5Ps”-Product, Promotion, Price, Place, and Positioning. At the end of this course, you will be able to create a comprehensive marketing plan for business that encompasses a creative plan, a positioning plan, and a media marketing calendar.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Pricing is the moment of truth. All marketing comes to focus in the pricing decision. Yet, pricing is one of the least understood of all the activities in marketing. From the fundamentals of pricing to advanced discussions on psychological theories focused on pricing formulation, this course is essential to anyone responsible for making the price decision.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705
On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: Marketing and Sales
This course presents a media-by-media discussion of the tips and tricks used by marketing professionals when advertising a product or service. Learn to set an advertising budget, why it’s better to run two smaller ads than one larger one, correctly position your product, and how to best design an effective marketing message. This course also presents an overview of public relations tactics and internet marketing practices.
Speaker: Small BizU
Approximately 13 miles away from zip code 28705