Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

Becoming a Notary

Date: August 29, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: The Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office will walk participants through the notary application process and discuss best practices and issues facing notaries today. All current and prospective notaries public are encouraged to attend because special emphasis will be given to new laws that have recently passed affecting all notaries.

 

Becoming a Notary

Date: August 31, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: ASU Mountain Home, The Sheid
City: Mountain Home

Description: The Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office will walk participants through the notary application process and discuss best practices and issues facing notaries today. All current and prospective notaries public are encouraged to attend because special emphasis will be given to new laws that have recently passed affecting all notaries.

 

Improving Working Capital Management

Date: September 12, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Even with strong sales and adequate cost control, small business cash flow may still be lower than desired. Topics include strategies used to assess the optimal level of financial working capital and available bank credit as well as the optimal level of operating working capital in the form of accounts receivable, inventory, and accounts payable.

 

Turning Your Passion Into Profits: Starting a Woman-Owned Business

Date: September 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: First Community Bank
City: Batesville

Description: This seminar is geared toward women who are considering entrepreneurship or have recently started a business. This interactive workshop includes information and exercises designed to help each participant take an in-depth look at their business idea in order to develop next steps for turning their passion into a profitable business.

 

Doing Business with the Government – Information & Resource Sharing Session

Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center for Economic Development
City: Jonesboro

Description: Are you a small business interested in doing business with the government? Are you interested in learning about government certifications, including the AR minority-owned business certification? Join us for this information session, state wide organizations will discuss ways they can assist you with the steps necessary to work with the government.

 

Doing Business with Arkansas State University – Information Session

Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center for Economic Development
City: Jonesboro

Description: Are you a small business interested in doing business with Arkansas State University? Join us for this information session, and learn procedures and requirements necessary to work with A-State.

 

How to Develop a Marketing Campaign

Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn how to plan and execute a marketing campaign for your small business. Coordinating your resources for maximum impact requires some planning to meet your goals. This seminar will provide strategies and tactics for a successful marketing campaign.

 

Marketing for Small Business: A Battle Plan for Boosting Business

Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Bank of Cave City
City: Cave City

Description: Learn unconventional and cost-effective marketing strategies your small business can use to get noticed.

 

Onboarding New Employees

Date: October 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Employee turnover is costly to small business owners. An onboarding program helps businesses decrease turnover and improve new employee success. This seminar is a must for businesses struggling to retain employees.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! QuickBooks desktop users: this session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities.

 

QuickBooks: Day-to-Day Basics

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! This workshop is for QuickBooks desktop users: this session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax & more.

 

QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics

Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Now that you have the basics down, this session will go over reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more for desktop QuickBooks users.

 

QuickBooks: Payroll

Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular desktop accounting program, hands-on! This seminar teaches how to obtain and apply necessary information to set up and use payroll.

 

Starting a Small Business in the New Year

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

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