Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Facebook Business Pages (Hands on)

Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Central Mall
City: Fort Smith

Description: This hands-on workshop will show participants how to use a Facebook business page to their business’s advantage. Along with the basics, tips for content reach and analyzing post effectiveness will be highlighted. A computer will be provided for each participant.

 

How to Obtain Government Certifications for Women, Minority & Veteran-Owned Businesses (FREE!)

Date: April 14, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Set-aside government award contracts are available every year for properly certified applicants of Women, Disabled Veteran, or Minority-Owned businesses. This seminar will teach participants how to obtain these vital certifications and learn about the different types of governmental contracting possibilities.

 

Small Business Financial Management (FREE!)

Date: April 22, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library
City: Fort Smith

Description: Learn the rules and how to use the tools for sound business financial management. No matter the size of your business, you should be knowledgeable about pertinent financial matters. Topics include the basics of financial management best practices, financial statements, working capital, budgeting, cash flow, and financing for your business.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: April 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Participants will learn necessary information to use the payroll features in QuickBooks accounting software. Topics include tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing required payroll reports. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners (Hands on)

Date: May 6, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: This hands-on workshop introduces QuickBooks to small business owners and their employees with little or no experience using this accounting software. Topics include setting up a company, reconciling accounts, and working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, and liabilities. A computer is provided for use during this interactive seminar.

 

Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts (FREE!)

Date: May 8, 2015
Time: 8:30 am
Location: University of the Ozarks
City: Clarksville

Description: Experts in five different areas will come together to discuss topics concerning small business ownership and management. Attendees will then have the opportunity to get answers from an attorney, a certified public accountant, a marketing specialist, a business startup consultant, and a lender. There is no fee to attend thanks to Arvest Bank.

 

HR Basics for Business (FREE!)

Date: May 19, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: SPMI
City: Van Buren

Description: No matter how many employees a business has, HR is a BIG part of every business. When dealing with HR, what you don’t know can hurt your business. Tammy Barthel, SPHR, will discuss topics such as staffing, equal employment opportunity, risk management, labor relations, employee retention, the cost of turnover, federal employment laws, OSHA & more.

 

Free and Local: Small Business Marketing (FREE!)

Date: May 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Fort Smith Public Library | Main Branch
City: Fort Smith

Description: The speaker shares marketing approaches that are not only practical and low-cost, but effective for any size business. Topics covered are marketing fundamentals, image development, customer service, online marketing, public relations, and other low-cost marketing methods. This fast-paced workshop provides ideas businesses can use right away!

 

QuickBooks for Beginners (Hands on)

Date: May 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This hands-on workshop introduces QuickBooks to small business owners and their employees with little or no experience using this accounting software. Topics include setting up a company, reconciling accounts, and working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, and liabilities. A computer will be provided for use during this interactive seminar.

 

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