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Farmington Small Business Development Center Workshop Calendar


Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
July 9, 2015
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Farmington
4601 College Blvd Suns Room
 
0.00

LinkedIn

Presented by Jordan Eckstein, Career Center Coordinator

This lunch and learn will teach the basics of LinkedIn; which is the social media site for Professionals

Learn:

  • How to create a profile

  • How to navigate thru LinkedIn

  • Why every professional should have a LinkedIn account

    Bring your lunch or you may purchase lunch 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
    July 20, 2015
    9 am to 1 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd
    Seminar 
    15.00

    New Business Tax Workshop

    If you have a new business or are planning to start a business join us as Gregory Neeley of the NM Taxation and Revenue and Pat Jenkins an enrolled agent decode the process.

    Topics to be addressed include:

  • Gross receipts tax & how to file

  • Depreciation

  • Taxable & Non-Taxable Transactions

  • Basic Forms

  • Selecting your business legal structure

  • Record Keeping

  • General & Home Office Expenses

  • Other state/federal regulations

  • and much more!

    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
    July 21, 2015
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Farmington
    4601 College Blvd. Suns Room
    Seminar 
    70.00

    New Mexico Regional Practitioner Training 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service-Stakeholder Liaison, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center and the NM Society of Enrolled Agents is bringing the latest in tax information to the field.

    Topics to be discussed:

  • I am a LLC" Now What? (2 hours)

  • The IRS Appeals Office

  • Reporting Foreign Assets and Offshore Accounts

  • Reporting Undisclosed Foreign Financial Assets

  • ITINs and Filing a Tax Return

  • Tax-Related Identity Theft

    Your PTIN is required for CE Credit.

    Enrolled Agents are entitled to CE credit; other tax professionals may qualify depending on the requirements of their organizations

    Registration fee includes Seminar Materials & Lunch.

    Seating is limited and pre-payment is required. Register Today!
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@sanjuancollege.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    August 17, 2015
    8:00 am- 5:00pm
    Farmington
    5101 College Blvd. CWT 5017/5020
     
    50.00

    Bookkeeping Basics

    Presenter: Pat Jenkins and Sandy Weinder

    This workshop is a two-day class combination of hands-on and computer based skills.

    You will learn:

  • how to set up your chart of accounts

  • understand what goes where

  • hands on theory

  • get set up in QuickBooks

    The second session will be on August 24, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Center Workforce Training, Rm. 5023


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

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    August 24, 2015
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Farmington
    5101 College Blvd CWT Lab 5023
     
    50.00

    Bookkeeping Basics - Part 2

    Presenter: Pat Jenkins and Sandy Weinder

    This workshop is a two-day class combination of hands-on and computer based skills.

    You will learn:

  • how to set up your chart of accounts

  • understand what goes where

  • hands on theory

  • get set up in QuickBooks

    Testing day of skills learned
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  • Contact Info
    Kristy King
    (505) 566-3528
    SBDC@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
    8:30am-12:00pm
    Farmington
    4601 College Blvd. SUNS ROOM
    Seminar 
    35.00

    It's All About The Customer

    Take Away: Operating Essentials

    Customers are the ultimate judges of your performance- and the quality of your services/products

    Leaders, Owners, Managers, Supervisor, stakeholders or individuals seeking opportunity to enhance knowledge will reinforces the essentials of a customer-focused organization that help improve overall performance, meet customer requirements, differentiate you from the competition.

    Seating is limited, so register today at www.qualitynewmexico.org/services/public-training.html


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    Contact Info
    Alma Fuertes
    (505) 944-2001
    alma@quality-newmexico.org

     
    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 21, 2015
    9 am to 1 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd
    Seminar 
    15.00

    New Business Tax Workshop

    If you have a new business or are planning to start a business join us as Gregory Neeley of the NM Taxation and Revenue and Pat Jenkins an enrolled agent decode the process.

    Topics to be addressed include:

  • Gross receipts tax & how to file

  • Depreciation

  • Taxable & Non-Taxable Transactions

  • Basic Forms

  • Selecting your business legal structure

  • Record Keeping

  • General & Home Office Expenses

  • Other state/federal regulations

  • and much more!

    Seating is limited so register today!
    Sign Up Now
  • 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
    9 am to 1 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business 5101 College Blvd
    Seminar 
    15.00

    New Business Tax Workshop

    If you have a new business or are planning to start a business join us as Gregory Neeley of the NM Taxation and Revenue and Pat Jenkins an enrolled agent decode the process.

    Topics to be addressed include:

  • Gross receipts tax & how to file

  • Depreciation

  • Taxable & Non-Taxable Transactions

  • Basic Forms

  • Selecting your business legal structure

  • Record Keeping

  • General & Home Office Expenses

  • Other state/federal regulations

  • and much more!

    Seating is limited so register today!
    Sign Up Now
  • 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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