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Cleveland Community College Small Business Center
The LeGrand Center

Phone: 704-669-4146
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Managing a Business

Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
A great portion of businesses today operate as a home based business. What makes them different from any other businesses? There are many advantages as well as some disadvantages to having your business based in your home. This seminar will help you understand those advantages and disadvantages as well as how the home atmosphere will affect the success of your business. You will also learn the legal issues associated with starting and running your business as a home based business. This class is for the small business owner or prospective owner.
Speaker: Dwayne Parker, Business Coach

Business Accounting and Budget

Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
QuickBooks is the accounting software of choice for the small business owner. It allows the owner/manager to account quickly and accurately for business dollars. Our certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor will give you an overview of the QuickBooks line of desktop and online products. He will demonstrate how they work so you can determine what would work best for your business. There will also be a discussion on payroll options.
Speaker: Jeffrey Weathers, Integrity Bookkeeping Services
Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
This seminar will provide detailed instruction on how to use the QuickBooks desktop product (Pro and Premier) including setting up a company file and chart of accounts, navigating the home page, setting up your products and services, and using QuickBooks lists and forms to record sales and manage expenses.
Speaker: Jeffrey Weathers, Integrity Bookkeeping Services
Thursday, September 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This session will expand on what you learned in the previous classes. Class participation will be encouraged to discuss more complex transactions that you might encounter in running your business including receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts. You will learn how to generate a balance sheet and a profit and loss statement.
Speaker: Jeffrey Weathers, Integrity Bookkeeping Services


On Demand, available until December 31
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online
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