Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Reality-Based Leadership

Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Dr. Loretta Cochran, Associate Professor of Management at ATU, shares the concepts based on the best-selling book by Cy Wakeman which is intended to “ditch the drama, restore sanity to the workplace, and turn excuses into results.” This fast-paced, engaging workshop is suited for anyone in or who wants to be in management. Lunch included.

 

Small Business Legal Basics

Date: August 13, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Clarksville Chamber of Commerce
City: Clarksville

Description: Do you worry legal issues may affect your small business’s success? Get answers from attorney-at-law, Brandon Haubert of Wilson and Haubert, PLLC. This workshop covers a range of legal topics affecting small business including contracts, business liability issues, legal structure and the protection each type affords, and more. Includes Q&A session.

 

SBA Lending, the Way of the Future! (Lenders Only)

Date: August 19, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Tired of struggling with mounds of SBA loan paperwork? Not sure what the latest SBA requirements are? This session will cover recent changes to SBA’s SOP 50-10-5(F), revisions to the credit standards for 7(a) Small Loans and guaranty fee waivers. We will also show you the electronic loan processing system, including the 10-Tab Submission Package.

 

QuickBooks Online (Hands on)

Date: August 21, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort smith

Description: QuickBooks Online is designed for business owners and employees with little or no experience using the online QuickBooks Harmony platform. Topics include: navigation, setting up a company, working with lists, customers, vendors, inventory, reports, and more. A computer will be provided for use for each participant during this interactive session.

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics (Hands on)

Date: August 27, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks desktop users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage. Participants will learn to customize reports and forms and to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive workshop.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners (Hands on)

Date: September 10, 2014
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 desktop accounting software. Topics include setting up a new company, reconciling accounts, and working with lists, customers, vendors, and assets. A computer will be provided for use during this interactive workshop.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Participants will learn the necessary information to use the payroll features in QuickBooks accounting software. Other 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.

 

Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts (AM Session)

Date: October 10, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library
City: Fort Smith

Description: Experts in five different areas will come together to discuss topics concerning small business ownership and management. Participants will then have the opportunity to “pick the brains” of 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.

 

Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts (PM Session)

Date: October 10, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Fort Smith Public Library
City: Fort Smith

Description: Experts in five different areas will come together to discuss topics concerning small business ownership and management. Participants will then have the opportunity to “pick the brains” of 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.

 

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Identity Theft & Small Business

Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Clarksville Chamber of Commerce
City: Clarksville

Description: As a business owner, you must consider not only how to protect your own personal information, but that of your business and your clients. Do you know how to spot potential identity theft? Does your business need to comply with the FTC’s Red Flags Rule? Bring a lunch and learn more to protect yourself from this crippling crime.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners (Hands on)

Date: October 16, 2014
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 desktop accounting software. Topics include setting up a new company, reconciling accounts, and working with lists, customers, vendors, and assets. A computer will be provided for use during this interactive seminar.

 

QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Participants will receive detailed instruction on the day-to-day features of QuickBooks including accounts payable, deposits, sales receipts, accounts receivable, managing sales tax, and more. A basic working knowledge of QuickBooks desktop is recommended. A computer will be provided for each participant for use during this interactive session.

 

QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: October 30, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Participants will receive detailed instruction on the day-to-day features of QuickBooks including: accounts payable, deposits, sales receipts, accounts receivable, managing sales tax, and more. A basic working knowledge of QuickBooks is recommended to attend. A computer will be provided for each participant for use during this interactive session.

 

Introduction to Social Media Marketing (Hands on)

Date: November 4, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Central Mall
City: Fort Smith

Description: Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? This workshop is suitable for beginners who are unfamiliar with social media marketing & using sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn for promoting a business. iPads will be provided for use during this interactive session.

 

QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics (Hands on)

Date: November 19, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks desktop users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage. Participants will learn to customize reports and forms and to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive workshop.

 

QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics (Hands on)

Date: December 4, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: This workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks desktop users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage. Participants will learn to customize reports and forms and to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive workshop.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Participants will learn the necessary information to use the payroll features in QuickBooks accounting software. Other 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.

 

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