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Lynn Oswald, Director
NCCC Small Business
Development Center
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, New York 14132

Phone: 716- 210-2515
Email: SBDC@niagaracc.suny.edu
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Entrepreneurial Training:
Start-up & Growth Stages

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An Interactive Workshop

Learn how to create video content that tells your business story.

Postponed Until Further Notice:
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Information to Come

 

Location:
Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132
Room: C-161

*No Cost - Seats Are Limited*

Register HERE

Call:716-210-2515
Email:sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu

 

  

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9 Part Entrepreneur Series

 Series Changed to Webinar Format

CLICK HERE to register.

You must register weekly - a confirmation email will be sent to you with the login information.

Entrepreneur Series

Seminar Topics:

Entrepreneurship in Difficult Times: planning is more important than ever - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

This class explains entrepreneurship and discuss its importance. It covers the three main reasons people decide to become entrepreneurs. It identifies the four main characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, and explains five common myths regarding entrepreneurship. Finally, it explores the entrepreneurial process and the business plan.

Social Media for Small Business - Wednesday April 1, 2020

Are your online efforts reaching your target markets? Social Media Basics For Your Business reviews different social media websites and what they have to offer for your business. The seminar also discusses social media marketing strategies for effectively reaching your target markets.

Budget & Recordkeeping - Wednesday April 8, 2020

Included in this session: The fundamentals of budgeting and recordkeeping, methods to facilitate bookkeeping, intro to cash flow planning and financing, and managing your money for a successful business.

Marketing For Small Business - Wednesday April 15, 2020

This session will be an introduction to marketing fundamentals. Topics will include definition of target markets, market segmentation strategies, and variables.  Includes developing pricing and promotion strategies.

Human Resource Management for Small Business - Wednesday April 22, 2020

Good business practices start when the business starts. Small businesses may not need a full-time Human Resources (HR) professional, but once there are employees, good HR practices should begin. From the initial hiring, to handling performance and conduct issues, small business can benefit from a professional approach to managing their employees. Learn the basics, to protect your company and create a successful work environment.

Understanding Your Financial Picture - Wednesday April 29, 2020

  • Guiding you towards understanding your financial picture
  • Determining your break even point and your bottom line
  • How personal finances affect your access to capital
  • Learn what lenders require
  • Budget forecasting
  • Understanding your cash flow
  • Comparing yourself to your industry

Business Owner’s Insurance - Wednesday May 6, 2020

This session will discuss insurance plans specific to small business owners. Topics include General Liability with a discussion of products, completed business operations, catastrophe insurance (umbrella), and business, automobile, and NYS insurance compensation laws. Learn how to protect your assets.

Taxes and the Small Business - Wednesday May 13, 2020

Topics will include 5 forms of business structure: proprietorship, partnership, corporation, s-corp and limited liability. Also covered: tax issues in each form, documentation and bookkeeping requirements, and tax consequences related to each.

Leadership: Employee and Self-Motivation - Wednesday May 20, 2020

Topics include how to be an effective leader, team building, assertiveness, and effective communicating. Overcoming work anxiety, and prioritizing tasks/goals are also be discussed.

 TIME: 6:00pm - 9:00pm (ALL CLASSES)

Location:
Niagara County Community College - Room C-161

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132

 *No Cost - Attendance Limited - Must Register Weekly*

    Register Here:
    Call: 716-210-2515
    E-mail: sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu

 

Quickbooks Training

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Introduction to Quickbooks (Desktop)

Learn QuickBooks basics. Explore the program.

Including: Company File Set-ups, Managing Bank Accounts, Receiving Customer Payments, Making Deposits & Entering/Paying Bills. Lists/Chart of Accounts. Topics may vary at discretion of instructor and skills/needs of the class.

QuickBooks Training

*Prior knowledge of accounting not required.

*Cost: $79.00

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 or Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Program: 9:00am to 12:00pm (Sign-in: 8:45am) 

 

Location:

Niagara County Community College - Room CA126
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132

Intermediate Quickbooks (Desktop)

Delve into more complicated QuickBooks concepts.

Learn about: Credit Cards/Loans, how to Track/pay Sales Tax, and how to Analyze Financial Data through reports & graphs. Session may also include: Adjusting Journal Entries, Inventory, Payroll-Tracking, Job Costing & Time Estimates. Topics may vary at the discretion of the instructor & skills/needs of the class.

*Cost: $79.00

Thursday, May 7, 2020 or Thursday June 18, 2020

Program: 9:00am to 12:00pm (Sign-in: 8:45am)

 

Location:

Niagara County Community College - Room CA126 
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132 

*Attend both seminars for a reduced rate of $140.00*

 *Please call the SBDC office to register to hold your spot (with credit card)*

**** Instruction Not Suitable For MAC users or Online users*** 

NCCC Small Business Development Center
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132
716-210-2515
sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu

 

 

Online Small Business and Start-up Training

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Comprehensive training at NO CHARGE!

Learn how to grow / start your business at your own pace with complete support from advisors at the Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

EntreSkills is a an online entrepreneurial education course developed by the New York SBDC.

There are three programs designed to meet the needs of:

  • Entrepreneurs and small business owners
  • Educators: for all age levels
  • Veterans

Get started now or call 716-210-2515 to learn more.

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