Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Top-Notch Customer Service Lunch & Learn

Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Central Mall
City: Fort Smith

Description: Customer service is a cost-free marketing technique and a way to set your business apart from your competitors. Join us at this lunch and learn workshop to understand how to stop barriers to customer service, meet customer expectations, handle unhappy customers, and create a culture of customer service! Lunch will be provided compliments of GFSAHB.

 

Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts (FREE!)

Date: August 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

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.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: August 12, 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.

 

Discerning Company Performance Data (Lenders Only)

Date: August 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Lenders need a keen eye for assessing client financial statements and tax returns. Discerning key data, reading cash flow statements, and reconciling financials to tax returns are important skills for lenders in determining troubled areas and in deciding if a client is a good candidate for financing. Lunch compliments of Beall Barclay & Co.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: August 20, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Participants will learn 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 is provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Website in a Day (Hands on)

Date: August 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Does your organization 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.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: First Security Bank Community Room
City: Clarksville

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

Most Costly Mistakes of Small Businesses in Hiring and Managing Employees (FREE!)

Date: September 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library | Main Branch
City: Fort Smith

Description: Whether you have one or many employees, it is important to understand how to avoid potential issues when hiring and managing employees. Join us as SPHR, Tammy Barthel, discusses hiring do’s and don’ts, proper employee documentation, and other topics to help you avoid mistakes that can cost you money and employees.

 

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

Date: September 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks desktop software users: Morning session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities. Afternoon session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax & more. Lunch included when you attend both workshops. Computer & take-home workbook provided.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library
City: Fort Smith

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

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

Date: October 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks desktop software users: Morning session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities. Afternoon session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax & more. Lunch included when you attend both workshops. Computer & take-home workbook provided.

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics and QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: October 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Two hands-on workshops for QuickBooks users. Morning session: using reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. Afternoon session: tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing payroll reports. A computer is provided. Lunch included when you attend both workshops.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: October 23, 2015
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Morrilton Chamber of Commerce
City: Morrilton

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: October 27, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Dardanelle Community Center
City: Dardanelle

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: October 27, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: First National Bank at Paris
City: Paris

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: October 29, 2015
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Waldron City Hall
City: Waldron

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics and QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Two hands-on workshops for QuickBooks users. Morning session: using reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. Afternoon session: tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing payroll reports. A computer is provided. Lunch included when you attend both workshops.

 

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