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Farmington Small Business Development Center Workshop Calendar


Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
January 28, 2015
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Farmington
4601 College Blvd Suns Room
 
0.00

EMV Cards Seminar

Come join us and learn about the new debit and credit card technology and equipment that will go into effect October 2015

Presented by Cindy Bankston; VP of Operations at Citizens Bank

EMV(Europay, MasterCard and Visa) a global standard for inter-operation of integrated circuit cards (IC cards or "chip cards") and IC card capable point of sales (POS) terminals and automated teller machines (ATMs), for authenticating credit and debit card transactions.

Bring your own lunch or it may be purchased at Mary's Kitchen

Register now.
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Contact Info
Audra Winters
(505) 325-0279
chamber@gofarmington.com

 
Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
February 4, 2015
3:00pm-4:30pm
Farmington
4601 College Blvd. Suns Room
Seminar 
0.00

The Affordable Care Act

How it will impact your Small Business

Are you worried about the Affordable Care Act and how it will impact your small business?

Are you confused about the penalties for employers who do not offer coverage?

If you are concerned how the future of health care will impact your business, you will want to join us for this informative session.

Register today! Seating is limited


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Contact Info
Kristy King
(505) 566-3528
SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

 
Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
February 10, 2015
8:30am - Noon
FARMINGTON
5101 College Blvd. Quality Center for Business
Seminar 
0.00

Government Contracting 101

Have you ever wondered if your business should be selling to the government? Your questions will be answered during this fast-paced, informative and enjoyable workshop. Topics will include:

  • Does the government purchase my particular product or service?

  • What do I need to do to get started?

  • What are the federal certifications?

  • How will being certified help my business?

  • Am I “contract ready”?

  • What resources are available to help me?

  • How do I market my product/service to the government?A roundtable discussion will follow providing an informal question and answer session.

    To Register please click on the following link PTAP Trainings
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  • Contact Info
    Barbara Sinha
    (505) 428-1695
    Barbara.sinha@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    April 23, 2015
    8:00am-4:00pm
    Farmington
    4601 College Blvd. Suns Room
    Seminar 
    350.00

    Lean 101

    Full day workshop teaches system wide, office and sales included, approach to maximizing material flow and the elimination of waste.

    Learn to avoid:

  • defeats

  • overproduction

  • waiting

  • non-value processing

  • transportation

  • inventory

  • motion

  • under-utilized Employees

    Register today! Seating is limited.
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  • Contact Info
    Denise Williams
    (505) 860-9961
    denisew@newmexicomep.org

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    May 7, 2015
    8AM-5PM
    Farmington
    Center for Workforce Training5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    103.00

    QuickBooks Pro 2015

    In this two-day class, small businesses will get the basic understanding of QuickBooks Pro 2015 and what you need to track in your small business.

    Learn how to:

  • Complete everyday tasks faster with simplified customer forms

  • Enter and Pay Bills

  • Create Invoices and Sales Receipts

  • Receive Payments

  • Work with Bank Accounts & Other Accounts

  • Work with Credit Cards along with Financial Statements

    Seating is limited so register today!

    Books included in fee.


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  • Contact Info
    Pat Pope
    (505) 566-3700
    popep@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    August 25, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 1: Introduction, Overview & Entrepreneurship

    In this introductory session of our 12-week journey, our business owners will:

  • Gain an understanding of the course curriculum and expectations

  • Learn the difference between being an Entrepreneur and "having/creating a job"

  • Gain knowledge of the components of the NxLevel Business Plan

  • Understand & develop a set of goals & objectives, & a mission statement

  • Experience networking with class participants

    Seating is limited, so register today!
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 1, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 2: Planning & Research - Entrepreneurial Essentials

    In Session 2 begins work begins on the fundamentals of planning. Participants will:

  • Come to understand the business planning process along with its internal and external uses

  • Learn the components & organization of business plans

  • Gain knowledge of the need for, how to do and where to do market research

  • Begin market research through the identification of industry-specific & global resources

  • Build networking through interaction with other entrepreneurs & guest speaker
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 15, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 3: Organization Matters - Management & Legal Structure

    In Session 3 tackles various legal issues that concern all entrepreneurs as well as a variety of employee issues. Participants will:

  • Identify & select a legal structure for their business

  • Become aware of legal issues facing small business & outside resources available for help

  • Identify internal & external management team members

  • Determine current & future employee needs & related expenses

  • Identify business insurance, other risk management needs and associated costs

  • Understand the pros & cons of outsourcing.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 22, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 4: Marketing - Analysis & Understanding

    In Session 4 we begin the first of two sessions dedicated to marketing. Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of marketing issues & its day-to-day impact on company profitability

  • Understand the necessity for market analysis

  • Develop your customer profile & analyze the competition

  • Learn how to use customer & competition profiles to analyze market potential

  • Understand the relationship between the 4 P's of marketing.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 29, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 5: Marketing - Strategies, Tactics & Implementation

    In Session 5 we continue our focus on marketing. Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of the business image in overall marketing strategies

  • Learn what elements influence price, & the price/quality relationship

  • Develop an understanding of the principals of customer service & their impact on profitability

  • Examine promotional tools & select the most effective mix for your business
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 6, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 6: Financial Overview - Books, Records & Controls

    Session 6 is the first of five sessions addressing financial topics. Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the basic Financial Statements & their uses

  • Understand how accounting systems tie to the production of useful financial statements

  • Prepare a Personal Financial Statement & current Business Balance Sheet

  • Begin using Financial Statement Analysis (ratios) to analyze Balance Sheet information

  • Examine the bookkeeping & record keeping activities of your business & who controls them

  • Determine other operations controls required in your business & who is responsible for them.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 13, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 7: Managing Your Money - Financial Planning and Budgets

    Session 7 is the second of five sessions dealing with financial topics. Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of budgeting & the role of assumptions

  • Explore how budgets provide performance feedback for the business

  • Prepare budgets, including the Sales Forecast, Cost of Projected Product Units Sold, Fixed Assets, Growth/Start-up Expenses & Miscellaneous Expenses

  • Review & adjust budgets prepared in earlier sessions
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 15, 2015
    8:00am-3:00pm
    Farmington
    4601 College Blvd. Suns Rm
    Seminar 
    350.00

    Inventory Control

    Make more money by controlling inventory. Align what you need at the pull of the customer. Pull inventory systems, combined with other lean principles, reduces inventory costs by maximizing financial, material, and human resources.

    Topics include:

  • Supermarket systems- for inventory

  • Product output based on customer demand

  • Kanban trigger systems- ordering

  • Transitioning from push to pull- work flow

  • Leadership - Conflict and Personal Management


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  • Contact Info
    Denise Williams
    (505) 860-9961
    denisew@newmexicomep.org

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 20, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel for Entrepreneur Training Session 8: Managing Your Money - Cash Flow Projections

    Session 8 is the third of five sessions dealing with critical financial topics. Participants will:

  • Understand the concept of Break-Even

  • Calculate the Break-Even Point for your business in units & sales volume

  • Explore ways of managing the cash flow cycle

  • Understand internal operations controls relating to cash management

  • Prepare monthly & annual cash flow projections with accompanying notes.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 27, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel Entrepreneur Session 9: Managing Your Money - Understand & Use Financial Statements

    Session 9 is the fourth of five sessions dealing with critical financial topics. Participants will:

  • Prepare the Monthly Projected Income Statement & understand how it differs from the Cash Flow Projection

  • Develop a ProForma (Projected) Balance sheet & compare with the beginning Balance sheet

  • Become familiar with the Statement of Owner's Equity & Annual Statement of Cash Flows

  • Gain an understanding of managerial uses of financial statements.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 3, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel Entrepreneur Training Session 10:Financing Your Business - Alternative Sources of Money

    Session 10 is the final session dealing with critical financial topics. Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the difference between debt & equity financing

  • Gain knowledge of alternative sources of financing

  • Understand the components of a complete financing proposal

  • Explore ways to "work with" the banker

  • Summarize financial needs for your project.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 10, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel Entrepreneur Training Session 11: Green Business Opportunities - Environmental Solutions

    Session 11 addresses the ever growing demand for companies that are good stewards of our environment. Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of green opportunities

  • Explore the benefits & feasibility of going green

  • Gain knowledge of green branding & marketing techniques

  • Explore green management options

  • Assess the competitive landscape for green business and so much more.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 17, 2015
    6 pm to 9 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    295.00

    NxLevel Entrepreneur Training Session 12: Negotiating, Managing Growth, Plan Completion

    Our final session, session 12, positions attending companies for growth. Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the negotiating process

  • Gain knowledge of negotiating techniques

  • Explore the deal-making process & learn tips for effective deal-making

  • Recognize the pitfalls of unmanaged growth

  • Gain an understanding of managed growth.
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     

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