Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Boosting Business with Great Customer Reviews (FREE!)

Date: August 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Russellville Chamber of Commerce
City: Russellville

Description: Do you know what customers are saying about your business online? Customer reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor and Yelp are influential. We will look at popular review sites, the content you control about your business, how you can turn negative feedback into a positive, and tips for getting great reviews.

 

Doing Business with the Government – Information & Resource Sharing Session (FREE!)

Date: August 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library – Main Branch
City: Fort Smith

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.

 

5 Legal Issues All Business Owners Should Know

Date: September 20, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Learn how to minimize risks associated with five common legal issues whether you are new to small business or a veteran. During this session, LynMarie Liberty-Ellington of Liberty-Ellington Law and Mediation will discuss: corporate formation, personal liability, contracts, taxes, and debt collection.

 

Passion to Profits: Starting a Woman-Owned Business

Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Women considering entrepreneurship or who have recently started a business are encouraged to attend. This interactive session includes information & exercises to help each participant assess their entrepreneurial aptitude and take an in-depth look at their business idea to develop next steps for turning their passion into a profitable business.

 

QuickBooks Desktop for Beginners and QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks desktop (Pro, Premier, or Enterprise) software users. Morning session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities. Afternoon session includes invoices, payments, bills, inventory, reports & more. Computer & take-home workbook provided for each session.

 

Website in a Day (Hands on)

Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down in our computer lab and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website.

 

QuickBooks Online for Beginners and QuickBooks Online Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: October 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks Online (cloud-based) users. Morning session includes navigation, setting up a company, transactions, reconciling accounts, and more. Afternoon session continues with invoices, payments, bills, bank feeds, reports, and more. A computer with internet is provided during each interactive session.

 

QuickBooks Desktop Payroll (Hands on)

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: This hands-on workshop is designed for QuickBooks Pro, Premier, and Enterprise users to learn to use the payroll features in the desktop version of QuickBooks accounting software. Topics include tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing required payroll reports. Computer and take-home guide are provided.

 

QuickBooks Online Payroll (Hands on)

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: This hands-on workshop is designed for those using the cloud-based version of QuickBooks to learn to use the payroll features in this online accounting platform. Topics include tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing required payroll reports. A computer with internet access and take-home guide are provided.

 

Lender Workshop: Changes in Accounting Standards and Tax Laws (FOR LENDERS ONLY)

Date: November 30, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Lenders need a keen eye for assessing client financial statements and tax returns. Upcoming changes in accounting standards may alter the way ratios and other information appear on financials, which could affect decisions based on those reports. CPA, Josh Masters, will those changes along with updates to tax laws.

 

QuickBooks Desktop for Beginners and QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks Pro, Premier & Enterprise software users. Morning session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets & liabilities. Afternoon session includes invoicing, payments, using bills, inventory, reports & more. Computer & take-home workbook provided for each interactive session.

 

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