LinkedIn is known as a social media site for recruitment, but people who are self employed, entrepreneurs and small-business owners all use the networking of LinkedIn to find new clients, solve business problems and connect with other professionals. If you are uncertain why or how you should you use LinkedIn, please join us for our newest workshop – Introduction to LinkedIn. presented by Amy Matney, Vice President of Training Solutions, Omnicom Solutions Group Inc.
Ms. Matney will cover:
- How LinkedIn is different from other social media sites
- The etiquette of LinkedIn
- The key sections of the LinkedIn profile
- The differences between connections, groups, endorsements, and recommendations
- LinkedIn security settings
- What potential LinkedIn has to help you with your business.
This free workshop will be held on September 30th from 1-3 PM. To register, please go to our events page at SBDC Training and Events.
You will receive a confirmation email shortly and a reminder email a few days prior to the event. If there are any questions or you need to make a change to your registration, please contact our office at 937-775-3503.
We look forward to seeing you at the event!
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Writing the Business Plan (can be tied to Language Arts, Math and Social studies standards)
Financial Projections and Pricing
The following is a list of courses offered through the Vetrepreneur Academy, designed for Veteran Entrepreneurs.
An Introduction to Academy:
June 5, 2012
“So you want to Start a Business”
Creating a Business Plan:
June 5, 2012
How to develop a professional business plan
Introduction to Sales:
June 12, 2012
How do I sell my product or service
Marketing for the 21st Century:
June 19, 2012
Using state of the art techniques to promote my business
Veteran Alliance Programs:
June 26, 2012
Assistance in promoting my veteran owned business to the business world
Setting Up Business Accounting
July 10, 2012
How to properly setup an accounting system
Financial Management for the Business Owner
July 17, 2012
Financial decisions for the business owner
All classes are held in collaboration with:
- Dayton VOB 108
- Omnicom Solutions Group
- The Small Business Development Center at Wright State University
Location: Wright State University, Rike Hall
Day of Classes: Tuesdays
Time of Classes: 6-8pm
To register please call 877-299-0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, mobile number and requested classes. These classes, valued at $500, are free to attend.
You’re busier than ever, and you’re starting to forget which customer needs what and what you told the last customer you’d do for them. Or, possibly you are looking to get the most from your customer data. Well, the SBDC is here to help! This course will guide you through a few tools to help you manage your customers in a way that is easy and inexpensive. Here are a few things we’ll cover in this class:
- Microsoft Excel
- ACT Software
- Useful tips about following up with clients.
Do you know your company’s cash position right now? Do you have the information to predict it six months from today? This workshop will walk you through the process of determining and projecting your company’s cash flow and help you to manage the livelihood of your business. This class is A MUST for all small business owners!
“There is still money in the checkbook so we must still be in business!” Ever hear someone say that? Do you know what your profit margin is? Net profit or gross profit? What about your break even point? What does the bank see when they look at your financials? All these questions and more will be addressed in this class. You must have an intimate understanding of the numbers behind your business to succeed. Join us in this session to learn more about the following areas:
- The key financial documents
- Managing cash-flow, a primer
- Calculating your break-even point
- Assess your business health with ratios
- Brief introduction to QuickBooks
- How to plan for good times and bad