Events/Workshops

The SBDC offers a broad scope of courses for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Select your regional SBDC network center to find training opportunities in your area. Courses offered may include:


·   BizSmart: an online 8-week course for entrepreneur training. For more information on BizSmart, please      
    contact Len Erickson at len.erickson@dixie.edu or by calling 435-652-7752.

·   7-Habits for Small Business: This Franklin Covey training is a statewide SBDC offering designed to help
     managers and key employees improve so they experience less stress, lead better, and ultimately help their       
     business become more profitable. For details visit www.7HabitsManager.com or contact the program
     administrator, Alan Christensen, at 435-283-7372.

·   Start Smart: an introductory single session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs get prepared to start a
    business.

·   FastTrac New Venture: A course designed to teach pre-venture and startup business
     owners the procedures for starting and growing a successful business.

·   FastTrac Growth Venture: A course designed to help business owners learn strategies
     to grow and manage their business.


Below are the upcoming courses offered by centers throughout the state.


 
  
    

May

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Learn how to market your business through social media using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This class will cover paid marketing strategies through these channels and helpful free tricks to build your company's social media presence.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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The MicroBusiness Mentors 6-week, business basics program will give you individual coaching to understand what to do for a business plan, marketing, accounting, operations and more.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Get accounting or budget related advice for current or future business.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Learn what it takes to have health insurance for your employees and yourself. Attend our Avenue H Clinic, the State of Utah's answer to the small business group insurance marketplace.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Come to get legal advice for your current or future business.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Master the science of communication, negotiation, and closing more sales. B.A.N.K. is a reverse-engineered personality profiling system designed to dramatically improve your communication, accelerate your negotiations, and close more sales! In sales, it’s all about giving your prospects what they want and leaving the rest out.

June

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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The MicroBusiness Mentors 6-week, business basics program will give you individual coaching to understand what to do for a business plan, marketing, accounting, operations and more.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Entrepreneurial success begins with this short course on how to start a business. We will discuss business entry strategies, business planning, legal and regulatory requirements, forms of business ownership, sources of business financing, sources of business assistance and more.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Interested in getting into a business of your own? This seminar can help you come up to speed on the essential elements to business success. Evaluating your Business Concept; The Lean Startup Method; Business Model Canvas; The Business Plan and Business Growth and other sources of business assistance.
Speaker: Silvia Castro
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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You will be introduced to basic accounting concepts, learn to navigate the QuickBooks program, create your own company data, process basic transactions, access essential reports and get answers to tax questions. Bring your computer with Quickbooks software installed.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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Come to learn your numbers as a business owner, how to find them, know what they’re telling you, and do smart tax planning.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The MicroBusiness Mentors 6-week, business basics program will give you individual coaching to understand what to do for a business plan, marketing, accounting, operations and more.
Thursday, June 09, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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Are you creating a business website, starting a blog, or designing your online portfolio? Or, are you working to improve upon what you've already got? Join us each month to learn and implement essential WordPress skills. Bring your laptop or tablet, and be prepared to get things done.
Friday, June 10, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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This SCORE workshop will cover effective, technology-based Social Media marketing strategies and how to use them to improve your business.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The MicroBusiness Mentors 6-week, business basics program will give you individual coaching to understand what to do for a business plan, marketing, accounting, operations and more.
Friday, June 17, 2016 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business
Includes: • Myers Briggs Type Indicator® Report o Step II online assessment and Interpretive Reports • 1-day training course • One copy of Introduction to Myers-Briggs Type booklet • Free leadership and team coaching with certified trainer Lunch is not provided, but time for a lunch break will be given. Group Training Fee: • Entrepreneurs (1+ Business Partners; and up to 3 employees): $0 • Small Business (4-100 employees): $50 Total Per Company • Small Business (101-250 employees): $100 Total Per Company
Speaker: Brandon Stoddard
Fee: $ 74.30
Friday, June 17, 2016 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Do you need to pitch? Whether you are pitching to investors, partners, bankers or others, this class will help you have skills to stand confidently in front of any audience and clearly communicate your vision. Join us to perfect your pitch!
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Entrepreneurial success happens with this two-hour course on how to run a successful business. Topics covered include: sales, financial projections, ownership, intellectual property, marketing strategies, business planning, legal and regulatory concerns, sources of business financing and more.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Interested in getting into a business of your own? This seminar can help you come up to speed on the essential elements to business success. Topics include rewards, drawbacks of business ownership, business entry strategies, legal and regulatory compliance and business planning. Choosing a form of business ownership, debt and equity financing, and sources of business assistance.
Speaker: Bryce Hansen
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The MicroBusiness Mentors 6-week, business basics program will give you individual coaching to understand what to do for a business plan, marketing, accounting, operations and more.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Learn what it takes to have health insurance for your employees and yourself. Attend our Avenue H Clinic, the State of Utah's answer to the small business group insurance marketplace.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Get accounting or budget related advice for current or future business.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Come to get legal advice for your current or future business.