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JANUARY 5 Women’s Alliance Luncheon Wichita Independent Business Assn., 267-8987

small business seminars offered by kansas small business development center at Butler Community College

12 WIBA Monthly Luncheon Wichita Independent Business Assn., 267-8987

Meeting the 3 Ms:

Small Business Marketing Strategies

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

13 Excel 2007 Level 1 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118

If you want to start a new business, the three Ms are critical. This free workshop offers essential information about Marketing, Management, and Money that will help you assess the feasibility of your business idea and start writing your business plan.

You do not need to spend a fortune to market your business. Learn tips and ideas for networking, public speaking, holiday promotions, sponsorship, improving business appearance, offering services, and more.

19 Excel 2003 Level 1 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 20 & 27 Learn Web Design w/XHTML & CSS BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 25 Effective Presentations w/PowerPoint 2003 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 26 Emotional Intelligence Center for Management Development, 978-5149 27 Motivating Employees Center for Management Development, 978-5149 28 Managing Time Center for Management Development, 978-5149 FEBRUARY 10 Excel 2003 Level 2 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 22 Effective Presentations w/PowerPoint 2007 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 24 Excel 2007 Level 2 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 25 Improving Supervisory Skills Center for Management Development, 978-5149 MARCH 5 & 12 Dreamweaver CS4 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 8 PowerPoint 2007 Tips & Tricks BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 9 Business Writing Skills Center for Management Development, 978-5149 11 Effective Presentations w/PowerPoint 2007 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 18 Effective Presentations w/PowerPoint 2003 BCC Business Performance Group, 218-6118 8 WIBA Monthly Luncheon Wichita Independent Business Assn., 267-8987 9 Perfecting Your Presentation Skills Center for Management Development, 978-5149 10 Understanding Human Behavior Center for Management Development, 978-5149 11 How to Use Financial Statements in Challenging Times WSU Center for Entrepreneurship, 978-3000 16 Face-to-Face Forum with Congressional Staff Wichita Independent Business Assn., 267-8987 18 Sunrise Scrambler Wichita Metro Chamber, 265-7771

QuickBooks Instruction—WSU KSBDC

Our instructors are certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors. These are not hands-on seminars, they are better! The cost Considering starting a business? Maybe you already of each Wichita workshop is $99 or attend both workshops have one but are not sure what direction to go? Every for $188. Beginning QuickBooks business needs a business plan. In this This beginners class shows you seminar, you will learn how to develop a The Kansas Small Business how to set up QuickBooks business plan and its importance, as well Development Center offers properly. Topics include screen overview, accounts receivable and as the primary pitfalls to avoid. This payable, and banking. ⇒ free consulting services workshop will help you ensure that all Intermediate QuickBooks ⇒ affordable training of the necessary elements for a Learn advance set up, sales tax, successful business are in place. ⇒ business referral services accounts receivable and payable, Managing Small Business credit card purchases, and payroll. Call us today! Call 978-3193 to register Stress

Creating an Effective Business Plan

Get a handle on stress before it has an impact on your business, and learn how to keep your business from running you down.

State Tax Workshop Experts from the Kansas Department of Revenue will give you the basics in this free workshop. Topics include sales and compensating use taxes, withholding tax, estimated taxes, and recordkeeping.

BCC Outreach Center David Mace Business Consultant (316) 218-6374 dmace@butlercc.edu

Butler BCC—Andover—715 E 13th St Marion BCC—Marion—412 N 2nd St Council Grove Chamber—207 W Main St

You may not use Twitter or Facebook yet. But your customers do, and they are looking for you. Learn the basics of social media, including what it is, who uses it, why your business should use it and how to use it.

Intermediate Social Media This class will teach you how to integrate

State Tax Workshop for Contractors This free workshop focuses on sales tax issues for contractors, subcontractors and repairmen. Learn about applying sales tax to materials and labor, Project Exemption Certificates, tax returns, billing, and more.

Market Research to Grow Your Business The difference between a successful business and a business failure is sometimes the amount of research that was done. Listen to an expert researcher offer tips, examples and resources for low-to-no-cost market research that can save you time and money. ANDOVER SCOOTER’S COFFEEHOUSE 1511 EAST CENTRAL Mondays-January 4, February 1 & March 1 8:00AM TO 9:00AM

Introduction to Social Media

many forms of social media, how to use them for promotion and education, and how to decide which ones make the most sense for specific business applications.

Small Business Talk Augusta If you need a place to go to connect with an expert who can help keep your business going in the right direction or you’re a budding entrepreneur who needs to ask some questions. You’ll also have the opportunity to swap stories and tips with other small business owners and entrepreneurs. See you there! McDonalds—520 West 7th Street, Augusta 8-9am on Mondays-January 11, February 8 and March 8

COFFEE TALK

EL DORADO SCOOTER’S COFFEEHOUSE 142 NORTH MAIN STREET Mondays-January 18, February 15 & March 15 8:00AM TO 9:00AM

Once in awhile, it's nice to sit down with someone in comfortable surroundings and just pick their brain or let them listen to you. As an entrepreneur or business owner, you might not get that opportunity often enough. Well, Coffee Talk is your monthly chance to sit down with a consultant from the Kansas Small Business Development Center and ask questions or get tips from your fellow business owners. See you there!

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The mission of the Kansas Small Business Development Center is to create wealth for Kansas by providing free consulting and affordable training for entrepreneurs and small business owners. We hope you will take the time to learn more about what we can offer you, your clients, your peers, your family and your friends. The KSBDC is part of a nationwide network of small business development centers funded by the Small Business Administration, Kansas Department of Commerce and our host institutions. The outreach center at Butler Community College was started in September of 2009. A consultant can be reached at 316-218-6374.

Registration Form Seating is limited, so please register in advance. Make checks payable to WSU KSBDC.

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Phone _________________________________________ Fax _________________________________________ email __________________________________________ _____ Meeting the 3 M’s: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money no charge; advanced registration requested Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, BPG Conference Room  Thursday, January 7, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, January 14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, January 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, January 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, February 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, February 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, February 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, February 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, March 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, March 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Thursday, March 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, Student Life Conference Room  Thursday, March 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM _____

Creating an Effective Business Plan $20 in advance or $30 at the door; advanced registration requested Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, BPG Conference Room  Friday, January 8, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, January 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, February 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, February 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, March 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, Student Life Conference Room  Friday, March 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Small Business Marketing Strategies $20 in advance or $30 at the door; advanced registration requested Location: Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th Street, South Side of the Student Union, BPG Conference Room  Friday, January 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, January 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, February 12, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, February 26, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Friday, March 26, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, Student Life Conference Room  Friday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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State Tax Workshop no charge; advanced registration requested; Tuesday, March 23, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, BPG Conference Room

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State Tax Workshop for Contractors no charge; advanced registration requested; Tuesday, March 23, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Location - Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th St, South Side of Student Union, BPG Conference Room

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Introduction to Social Media for Businesses $20 in advance or $30 at the door; Location: BCC, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th Street, East Side of the Student Union, BPG Lab  Wednesday, January 6, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Wednesday, February 3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Intermediate Social Media $20 in advance or $30 at the door; Location: BCC, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th Street, East Side of the Student Union, Grizzly Den  Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Wednesday, February 17, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Market Research to Grow Your Business $20 in advance or $30 at the door; Location: BCC, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th Street, East Side of the Student Union, BPG Conference Room  Wednesday, January 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Wednesday, February 24, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Managing Small Business Stress $20 in advance or $30 at the door;

A partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Kansas Department of Commerce

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration under Cooperative Agreement No. 4-603001-Z-0017-09. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Location: BCC, Andover Campus, 715 E 13th Street, East Side of the Student Union, Student Life Conference Room Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor(s)’ or participants’ opinions, products or services.

 Wednesday, January 13, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Please Return This Registration Form & Fee To: BCC KSBDC, 715 E 13th St, Andover, KS 67002 or Fax to (316) 733-4691, Phone 218-6374, or e-mail

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

dmace@butlercc.edu or use our online registration form at http://www.wichita.edu/ksbdc

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Requests for such arrangements should be made to WSU KSBDC at 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0148 by calling (316) 978-3193.


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