Little Rock Area ASBTDC Events

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

Step 2: How to Write a Business Plan

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

Getting to Know Your Customer

Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Benton Center
City: Benton
Description: Knowing your customers is crucial to small business success. Learn about the no-cost marketing research tools and assistance to help you understand and define your market, find your competition, and keep up with industry trends. Recommended for both start-up and existing businesses.

 

QuickBooks: Getting Started

Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Just purchased QuickBooks DESKTOP software? This seminar will help you get started the right way. Topics include: setting up a new company, chart of accounts overview, working with lists, and how to view transactions records and find information in your company file. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

QuickBooks: Common Workflows

Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: This workshop is for those needing to improve their proficiency in QuickBooks. Attendees learn how to process routine transactions and review tasks. This class provides an opportunity to set up procedures and processes for using QuickBooks. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics & Reports

Date: March 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: During this workshop attendees learn how to make QuickBooks work harder without having to do more. Topics covered include creating financial reports beyond the Profit & Loss Balance Sheet and utilizing more advanced options. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

Step 3: Business Financing Options

Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Sherwood
Description: Do you need funding to start a business or expand an existing one? Learn about the business financing process and different sources of capital, including SBA-backed loans, traditional bank loans, micro loans, and alternative funding sources.

 

NEW! How to Compete in the Marketplace

Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: This presentation teaches merchants how to maintain a competitive advantage against “Big Box” stores and shopping malls by providing cost-effective tips to survive in the ever-changing retail environment. Topics: small business advantage, factors for survival, thinking outside the traditional retail box, utilizing your storefront for marketing.

 

Creating a Lean Canvas for Your Business

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Looking for a first step to understanding your customer and your market? The Lean Canvas is the most efficient tool to define, structure, and develop your technology, service, or business idea. Join us to discover the methodology to build your business and your success.

 

QuickBooks: Getting Started

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: UALR Benton Center
City: Benton
Description: Just purchased QuickBooks DESKTOP software? This seminar will help you get started the right way. Topics include: setting up a new company, chart of accounts overview, working with lists, and how to view transactions records and find information in your company file. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

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