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Farmington Small Business Development Center Workshop Calendar


Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
September 30, 2014
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 7, 2014
    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 8, 2014
    9:00am-2:00pm
    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 14, 2014
    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 21, 2014
    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 22, 2014
    7:30 am - 9:00 am
    Farmington
    4601 College Blvd. Henderson Fine Arts; Room 9006
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Veterans Event

    If you are a veteran business owner, a veteran considering starting a business or someone who supports a vet in business, this workshop is for you!

    Join us for breakfast on Wednesday, October 22th and discover the many resources available to help you and your business.

    Representatives from the New Meixco Veterans Business Outreach Center, the New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services, Wells Fargo, and the New Mexico Small Business Development Centers will be on hand with vital information.

    Beginning at 9am, counselors from the Small Business Development Center and their Procurement Technical Assistance Program (government contracting) will be on hand to provide no-cost, confidential one-on-one counseling.

    Show up, enjoy, learn and network!

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

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 27, 2014
    9 am to 1 pm
    Farmington
    Quality Center for Business5101 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
    October 28, 2014
    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 4, 2014
    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 6, 2014
    8AM-5PM
    Farmington
    Center for Workforce Training5101 College Blvd.
    Seminar 
    103.00

    QuickBooks Pro 2014

    In this two-day class, small businesses will get the basic understanding of QuickBooks Pro 2014.

    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
    November 11, 2014
    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 18, 2014
    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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