Arkadelphia Area ASBTDC Events

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.

Website in a Day

Date: September 5, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Henderson State University
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “Website in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook.

 

Using Microsoft Excel for Your Small Business: Part 1

Date: September 8, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Henderson State University
City: Arkadelphia

Description: This hands-on workshop will help you master the basics of Microsoft Excel. Topics will include basic introduction to Excel and Windows, formatting a workbook, adding data and basic formulas, and using headers and footers and basic functions.

 

Using Microsoft Excel for Your Small Business: Part 2

Date: September 15, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Henderson State University
City: Arkadelphia

Description: This hands-on workshop is ideal for intermediate Excel users. Topics covered include absolute cell references, windows view manipulation, use of logical functions and range names, and working with charts and graphics. Material covered in this workshop will build on the material that was covered in Part 1 of the series.

 

QuickBooks I: Setting Up QuickBooks

Date: September 15, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: This seminar helps the QuickBooks user to set up their company to utilize the software that best suits their needs. Topics include an introduction to QuickBooks, moving around the software, setting up preferences, chart of accounts, items list, customers, as well as entering vendor and other names.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

Date: September 16, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: Learn to use QuickBooks routinely while ensuring that tasks maintain fiscal accountability. CPA Paul Bax will cover Debits vs. Credits, Writing Checks, Making Deposits, Entering & Paying Bills, Invoices & Receipts, and Receiving Payments. (Payment is required at time of registration to guarantee your seat. No seating is available for walk-ins.)

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics

Date: September 17, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: Experienced QuickBooks users can learn about more advanced features and get tips on everyday use of the software. CPA Paul Bax will cover Inventory, Sales Tax, Utilities, Memorized Transactions, Back-up Files, and Customizing Invoices. (Payment is required at time of registration to guarantee your seat. No seating is available for walk-ins.)

 

QuickBooks Online

Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: This seminar is designed for QuickBooks Online users who routinely utilize the program online. Topics include moving around QuickBooks, entering transactions, generating reports, and backing up files. Speaker: Paul Bax, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

 

Starting a Business In Arkansas

Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: CCCUA-Nashville
City: Nashville

Description: The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center presents “Starting a Business in Arkansas”. This seminar prepares participants for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect your business success, start-up requirements and common pitfalls you will fac

 

Using Microsoft Excel in Your Small Business: Part 3

Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Henderson State University
City: Arkadelphia

Description: This hands-on workshop will help participants master the advanced parts of Microsoft Excel. Topics covered include filtering data, working with Excel tables, conditional formatting, text functions, and quick analysis. The material covered at this workshop will build on material covered in both Part 1 and 2 of the series.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: CCCUA-Nashville
City: Nashville

Description: No matter how large or small, all businesses should have a written plan. A business plan helps to define concepts, evaluate the competition, analyze markets, determine risks and estimate financial potential. Business plans are required to obtain a small business loan. This in-depth seminar discusses the business planning process in detail.

 

Website in a Day

Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: CCCUA- DeQueen
City: DeQueen

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, Website in a Day is the hands-on workshop for you! Come sit down with the ASBTDC and design a free website. You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website.

 

Effective Holiday Marketing

Date: October 1, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: CCCUA-Nashville
City: Nashville

Description: The ASBTDC at HSU presents, “Effective Holiday Marketing.” Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions that are specific to the holiday season. Topics include creating a marketing plan and calendar, determining when to reach your target market for the holiday season, and discussing unique marketing methods.

 

Human Resources

Date: October 6, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Dawson Educaton Co-Op
City: Arkadelphia

Description: This training will provide an overview of the many aspects of human resources management. During this session, we will provide training on the following topics: Fair Labor Standards Act, Diversity, Effective Recruiting, Effective Hiring, Retaining Employees, and Competing for good employees.

 

Website in a Day

Date: October 7, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Fordyce Bank and Trust
City: Fordyce

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “Website in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook.

 

Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses

Date: October 13, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Dawson Education Co-Op
City: Arkadelphia

Description: A small marketing budget doesn’t have to mean restricted resources for your small business. Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions for small businesses with small budgets. Topics include how to create a marketing plan and calendar, determining your target markets, low cost marketing tools, and much more!

 

Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses

Date: October 15, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: First National Bank of Mena
City: Mena

Description: A small marketing budget doesn’t have to mean restricted resources for your small business. Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions for small businesses with small budgets. Topics include how to create a marketing plan and calendar, determining your target markets, low cost marketing tools, & image development.

 

Give ‘Em the Pickle: SELF Profile

Date: October 20, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Dawson Education Co-Op
City: Arkadelphia

Description: S.E.L.F. Profile-This high energy team building seminar teaches you about four distinct social styles, which determine how we interact with others. Although all of us are a unique blend of all four styles, you be able to identify your dominant style making it easier to interact with your employees and other teammates.

 

Website in a Day

Date: October 23, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Glenwood Country Club
City: Glenwood

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “Website in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook.

 

Managing Your Cash Flow

Date: October 27, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Dawson Education Co-Op
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Cash planning is often the key to business survival. Learn the concepts of short and long term cash budgeting. Do you know your cash needs for next year, next month, or even tomorrow? Don’t gamble with the money of your business. Learn to take control of your cash planning now.

 

5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media

Date: October 28, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: CCCUA-Nashville
City: Nashville

Description: Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to connect with customers. We’ll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, and you’ll leave with your own social media marketing plan.

 

Effective Holiday Marketing

Date: November 3, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: The ASBTDC at HSU presents, “Effective Holiday Marketing.” Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions that are specific to the holiday season. Topics include creating a marketing plan and calendar, determining when to reach your target market for the holiday season, and discussing unique marketing methods.

 

Introduction to Government Contracting

Date: November 5, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Henderson State University
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Government contracting is different than contracting in the private sector, so come learn state and federal procurement processes to find out how your business can register to sell to the government. This course will be of special benefit to those companies that have no experience in government contracting or are relatively new to the process.

 

Starting a Business In Arkansas

Date: November 13, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center presents “Starting a Business in Arkansas”. This seminar prepares participants for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect your business success, start-up requirements and common pitfalls you will fac

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: November 13, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: No matter how large or small, all businesses should have a written plan. A business plan helps to define concepts, evaluate the competition, analyze markets, determine risks and estimate financial potential. Business plans are required to obtain a small business loan. This in-depth seminar discusses the business planning process in detail.

 

Operating a Home Based Business

Date: December 8, 2014
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
City: Hot Springs

Description: Thousands of people are running businesses out of their homes. Are you considering joining them? This seminar will help you with business planning, ideas, requirements and more to get you headed in the right direction.

 

Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses

Date: December 9, 2014
Time: 5:15 am
Location: HSU Community Education Center
City: Arkadelphia

Description: The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at HSU presents “Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses.” A small marketing budget doesn’t have to mean restricted resources for your small business. Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions for small businesses with small budgets.

 

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.