Southwest Idaho Events & Workshops

October

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Join us for brief presentations and follow on discussions of the many resources available for Veteran business owners or future entrepreneurs featuring:
· The Small Business Administration
· Idaho Small Business Development Centers
· SCORE
· Veteran Business Outreach Centers

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Join us for a round table discussion with successful Veteran business owners sharing their small business ownership stories with future Veteran small business owners.
We will explore their journeys from idea to a profitable business and discuss the many resources available to assist you including:

· The Small Business Administration
· Idaho Small Business Development Centers
· SCORE
· Veteran Business Outreach Centers

Friday, October 27, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class applies to QuickBooks for Windows Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions.

This class is a combination section of Beginning & Intermediate Quickbooks. By registering for this section, you save $30 and are enrolled in both sections of the class.

Katey O’Brien is QuickBooks Training Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeeping

Fee: $ 100.00

Friday, October 27, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class applies to QuickBooks for Windows Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions.

Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. The class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business.

Participants in the hands-on workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics:

• Getting Started and Setting up QuickBooks
• Working With Lists
• Working With Bank Accounts
• Using Other Accounts in QuickBooks
• Entering Sales Information (including the basics of invoicing)
• Receiving Payments and Making Deposits
• Entering and Paying Bills

You can register for the combination class and save $30.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Fee: $ 65.00

Friday, October 27, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Teaching workshop participants how to take QuickBooks to an advanced level is the purpose of Intermediate QuickBooks. This class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur and how QuickBooks can work with your small business.

• Analyzing Financial Data
• Setting up Inventory
• Tracking and Paying Sales Tax
• Doing Payroll with QuickBooks
• Tracking Time
• Estimating and Progress Invoicing
• Customizing Forms and Writing QuickBooks Letters

You can register for the combination class and save $30.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Fee: $ 65.00

November

Thursday, November 02, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
As you consider business ownership, you have three options: start from scratch, buy an established business, or invest in a franchise. It’s an important decision and this educational workshop will help you evaluate your options as Blair Nicol, a franchise consultant with FranNet, explains how you can safely evaluate, select, finance and succeed in a franchise business. Join us and discover whether franchising might just be a good career alternative for you.

Speaker: Blair Nicol, FranNet

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Business Base Camp is a two hour interactive workshop aimed at discovering the feasibility of your business idea. The first section covers the topics every new business must know. The second half covers using the Business Model Canvas to test the feasibility of your idea.
Speaker: Will Fowler, Doug Covey

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Special Interest
Discover this “C” suite of franchise opportunities.

Are you a Driver?
Can you leverage resources to grow a large business?
Do you have the desire to scale a business and build equity in a company?
Master Franchising offers the owner exclusive rights to develop a franchise system by selling or opening a number of franchises within a large territory. Create substantial revenue and a consistent income stream by generating franchise fees and ongoing royalties while helping other franchisees grow and succeed.

Join us for this exclusive look at Master Franchising from industry insiders, and discover where this rare opportunity is currently available.

Speaker: FranNet

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Topic: Not Set
Join us on August 15th for a hands-on workshop that will teach you to use the B Corp Impact Assessment Survey. In collaboration with our local B Corporation community, we’ll show you how to assess, compare, and implement strategic and operational changes in your business that can have economic, social and environmental impacts, and help you become a more sustainable company.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Financing
Thinking about buying a business or franchise? Learn your best and most strategic financing options and start your business on a solid foundation.

We’ll cover:

How much money do I REALLY need to buy a business or franchise?
What are the BEST resources and what are my options?
Can a 401k help fund a business? What about taxes and penalties?
Attend this highly informative session and discover your options. Business ownership may be more accessible than you think!

Invest in yourself.

Speaker: FranNet

December

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Business Base Camp is an interactive two-hour workshop that helps vet the feasibility of your business idea. The first part of the workshop focuses on the fundamental things you need to know before starting any business. The second part of the workshop uses the Business Model Canvas to look at your idea from may different perspectives in order to give you the tools you need do determine whether or not it will be successful.
Speaker: Steve Miller, Kim Sherman-Labrum

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
Be the Boss in 2018!

Join us for an interactive, 45-minute webinar that’s your personal “how-to” Buyer’s Guide to Owning a Business or Franchise!

Learn about the best business ownership opportunities and how to make a safe and wise decision in securing your future.

This workshop will answer:

What are my ownership options? Pros/cons of starting a business, buying a business, and buying a franchise
How much risk is really involved in business ownership vs. traditional career path?
Do I have what it takes to be a successful business owner?

Speaker: Charlie Magee, FranNet of Washington

Friday, December 15, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
This class is a combination section of Beginning & Intermediate Quickbooks. By registering for this section, you save $30 and are enrolled in both sections of the class.

Katey O’Brien is QuickBooks Training Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien, 1st Point Bookkeeeping

Fee: $ 100.00

Friday, December 15, 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Starting off the use of QuickBooks with a solid foundation will help you make the most of this powerful accounting software. The class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur to show you how Quickbooks can work for your small business.

Participants in the hands-on workshop will be taught lessons on the following topics:

• Getting Started and Setting up QuickBooks
• Working With Lists
• Working With Bank Accounts
• Using Other Accounts in QuickBooks
• Entering Sales Information (including the basics of invoicing)
• Receiving Payments and Making Deposits
• Entering and Paying Bills

You can register for the combination class and save $30.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Fee: $ 65.00

Friday, December 15, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Topic: Not Set
Teaching workshop participants how to take QuickBooks to an advanced level is the purpose of Intermediate QuickBooks. This class is targeted for the small business owner or entrepreneur and how QuickBooks can work with your small business.

• Analyzing Financial Data
• Setting up Inventory
• Tracking and Paying Sales Tax
• Doing Payroll with QuickBooks
• Tracking Time
• Estimating and Progress Invoicing
• Customizing Forms and Writing QuickBooks Letters

You can register for the combination class and save $30.

Speaker: Katey O’Brien is a QuickBooks Trained Certified Instructor as well as owning her own bookkeeping and payroll business, 1st Point Bookkeeping.

Fee: $ 65.00