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Columbus and Southern Ohio: class: Bookkeeping Basics Every Business Owner Needs to Know

Tuesday, Sep 25 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

If you're a small business owner just starting out, you must be everything - including the bookkeeper! So what is bookkeeping? It is merely the recording and classifying of the financial transactions of your business, While it can seem overwhelming, it is based on several simple ideas. Join us for this basics class where you will learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping without using a computer program.

 

(Yes, we know that you will most likely purchase a bookkeeping program eventually, but through this class you will understand the reasoning behind what you enter into the computer program in order to enter in the correct information.)

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Columbus: class: ECDI Information Session

Thursday, Sep 27 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A forty-five minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is highly recommended for prospective training and lending clients, as well as any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI Business Innovation Center.

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Columbus and Southern Ohio: class: Reach Customers Online with Google

Saturday, Oct 06 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. We’ll also introduce tools that will help you run your business online, including Google Analytics and Trends.

This class is free and open to the public.

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Columbus: class: B.A.S.E. - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Session 1 - in partnership with SBDC

Wednesday, Oct 10 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

This is the first of two workshops included in B.A.S.E. Completetion of both workshops is required for enrollment into SBDC's "Biz Start" Small Business Education series. 

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors from the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

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Columbus: class: ECDI Information Session

Thursday, Oct 11 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A forty-five minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is highly recommended for prospective training and lending clients, as well as any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI Business Innovation Center.

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Columbus: class: ECDI Information Session

Thursday, Oct 25 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A forty-five minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is highly recommended for prospective training and lending clients, as well as any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI Business Innovation Center.

Register

Columbus: class: B.A.S.E. - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Session 1 - in partnership with SBDC

Wednesday, Nov 14 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

This is the first of two workshops included in B.A.S.E. Completetion of both workshops is required for enrollment into SBDC's "Biz Start" Small Business Education series. 

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors from the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Register

Columbus: class: B.A.S.E. - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Session 1 - in partnership with SBDC

Wednesday, Dec 12 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

This is the first of two workshops included in B.A.S.E. Completetion of both workshops is required for enrollment into SBDC's "Biz Start" Small Business Education series. 

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors from the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Register