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Money 101 5:30 pm
Money 101
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Money 101
Take the stress out of your finances and your future with Enterprise for Equity’s FREE Money 101 Class. This workshop will show you how to: Step out of the paycheck-to-paycheck rat race Repair and build good credit Untangle money messes Make doable plans for big things like home ownership or retirement And more! This workshop runs Monday and Wednesday evenings from May...
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Marketing on a Shoestring Budget 10:30 am
Marketing on a Shoestring Budget @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Marketing on a Shoestring Budget @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Few businesses have the marketing budget they’d like, but that doesn’t mean they can’t effectively reach new customers and expand their sales. Learn 10 proven, low-cost ways to build product/service awareness and increase sales. Presented by CB&I staff.  
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) @ Webinar
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Topic to be announced! Speaker: Topic to be announced! Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand their...
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ScaleUp Thurston 5:30 pm
ScaleUp Thurston @ Center for Business & Innovation
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
ScaleUp Thurston @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
If you’re serious about growing your business and are committed to taking it to the next level, we want to help you get there! ScaleUp, funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, offers a fourteen week growth-oriented immersion program designed specifically for business owners ready to double or triple their sales. ScaleUp includes classroom training, coaching, and connections to a high caliber...
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Profit Mastery 12:00 pm
Profit Mastery @ Center for Business & Innovation
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Profit Mastery @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
Invest in yourself and your business! In this hands-on workshop you will learn to understand your own financials, learn how to manage your business to increase profitability, and strengthen your relationship with your lender. Discover how to actively manage YOUR business and accomplish YOUR goals. Creating Value and Building Wealth with PROFIT MASTERY Alongside other business owners and managers, you will analyze...
The “Laws” of Marketing 6:00 pm
The “Laws” of Marketing @ Brandman University
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Washington Center for Women in Business for Marketing Mondays! COME TO ONE OR ALL! All classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. at Brandman University in Lacey, WA April 10—Marketing Concepts – Then & Now Business owners are told they should have a “marketing strategy” for their business – but what is marketing, really? Is it a theory – is...
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Business Bottom-Line Communication 9:00 am
Business Bottom-Line Communication @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Business Bottom-Line Communication @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
As our local economy continues to stabilize and improve, business competition gets tougher. New businesses sprout up and modern business concepts move in next door. Business teams need every ounce of communication skill available to remain competitive and receive new opportunities. Standing still means falling behind. Often the ideas and answers lie among the staff and managers. Are you listening and changing...
Building and Sustaining a Successful Nonprofit 6:30 pm
Building and Sustaining a Successful Nonprofit @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Building and Sustaining a Successful Nonprofit @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Are you considering starting a new nonprofit organization? this two-part course will explain what is a “public benefit corporation”, the application for tax exempt status, and the roles, duties and responsibilities of nonprofit board members. Charitable organizations must engage in a broad array of fundraising tactics to secure their annual revenue, observe a strict code of ethical practices, and report the results...
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Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation 8:00 am
Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation @ Center for Business & Innovation
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS! Whether you’ve been in business for decades or are just starting to think about an entrepreneurial venture, the CB&I has a wealth of information for you! Come share a cup of coffee with the CB&I staff while you learn about the many no-cost and low-cost programs that can accelerate and strengthen your established business or help you successfully launch...
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) @ Webinar
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Topic to be announced! Speaker: Topic to be announced! Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand their...
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business 6:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
There are many advantages and motivations for running a home-based business – this class addresses the unique questions that go with them. Whether you’re interested in a full-scale home-based business or a supplementary part-time income, this class will help your home-based business succeed. This workshop is particularly great for entrepreneurial-minded military spouses and Mompreneurs. Scholarships are available based on 2x state-defined poverty...
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Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business 10:00 am
Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business @ Prairie Hotel
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business @ Prairie Hotel | Yelm | Washington | United States
There are many advantages and reasons “why” to run a home-based or small business – this workshop addresses the unique questions that go with them! What are the pros & cons? What kinds of home-based businesses succeed? How to assess if it’s a right fit for you? What do you need to do to start? How to find the money to finance...
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) @ Webinar
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Topic to be announced! Speaker: Topic to be announced! Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand their...
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How to Start a Food Truck Business 6:00 pm
How to Start a Food Truck Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Start a Food Truck Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
If your dream is to start a food truck, cart, or trailer, but you’re confused by the steps you need to take regarding the permitting process and other issues facing street food start-ups, this introductory workshop is for you. Fundamental topics covered include: basic business concepts and considerations, permitting and health department requirements, plan submission and inspections, financing options, operations and marketing....
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QuickBooks for Small Business Owners 3:00 pm
QuickBooks for Small Business Owners @ South Puget Sound Community College
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
QuickBooks for Small Business Owners @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Do you need to make your bookkeeping smoother and faster? QuickBooks Accounting is one of the most popular accounting programs used by small business and self-employed professionals. This introductory course will enable participants to become productive and efficient in using QuickBooks software to manage a company’s transactions and finances. Participants will quickly gain skills in setting up a new company and chart...
Social Media & Inbound Marketing 6:00 pm
Social Media & Inbound Marketing @ Brandman University
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Washington Center for Women in Business for Marketing Mondays! COME TO ONE OR ALL! All classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. at Brandman University in Lacey, WA April 10—Marketing Concepts – Then & Now Business owners are told they should have a “marketing strategy” for their business – but what is marketing, really? Is it a theory – is...
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) @ Webinar
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Topic to be announced! Speaker: Topic to be announced! Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand their...
Steps for Starting a Business 12:00 pm
Steps for Starting a Business @ Center for Business & Innovation
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Steps for Starting a Business @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This workshop explores the various aspects of starting a business and provides a framework for evaluating the viability of your business idea. You’ll learn the types of business structures, licensing requirements, how to analyze your market and the competition, and business financing. Additionally, you’ll learn the basics of business planning and about programs that can assist you with planning and your launch....
Steps for Starting a Business 12:00 pm
Steps for Starting a Business @ Center for Business & Innovation
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Steps for Starting a Business @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This workshop explores the various aspects of starting a business and provides a framework for evaluating the viability of your business idea. You’ll learn the types of business structures, licensing requirements, how to analyze your market and the competition, and business financing. Additionally, you’ll learn the basics of business planning and about programs that can assist you with planning and your launch....
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) @ Webinar
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Topic to be announced! Speaker: Topic to be announced! Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs to expand their...