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Upcoming Guam SBDC Workshops

06/26/14

Friday, July 11th (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 7/09/2014 at 12noon

“How to Start a Business”

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $20 per person

SYNOPSIS: This workshop will help individuals learn everything they will need to get started, including an introduction to business plans and the importance of preparing one; exploring the legal forms of business (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability partnership / company) and which one is right for your business needs; local or federal licensing requirements for the business. Participants will be able to obtain vital information and resources to start and own a business. This training will take the mystery out of starting a business and help participants better evaluate their business idea!

 

Friday, July 18th (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 7/16/2014 at 12noon

“QuickBooks: Analyzing Financial Data”

Presented by Fred Granillo, Business Counselor/Training Program Coordinator

Fee: $50 per person

SYNOPSIS: To review and discuss some of the tools QuickBooks gives you for analyzing financial data: Quick Reports, preset reports, and graphs. To create a Quick Report, how to add and move a column to a report, learn about the types of preset reports QuickBooks offers, practice creating reports and viewing them onscreen, customize a report by changing how it looks and the data it covers (filtering), learn how to process reports in batches, save reports as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Also, learn how to export a report to Microsoft Excel, practice filtering reports in Microsoft Excel, learn about the types of graphs QuickBooks offers, and create and customize several graphs.

 

Friday, August 1st (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 7/30/14 at 12noon

“How to Write a Business Plan”

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $20.00 per person

SYNOPSIS: This seminar will cover all of the elements to be included in a business plan, & explain with examples what is required in each section. The focus of the seminar will be the three M’s – Money, Management & Marketing. Participants will also be provided with a sample business plan, sources of industry research information, and introduced to online business planning tools that are accessible at any time through an internet-enabled PC.

 

Wednesday, August 13th (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 8/11/14 at 12noon

“How to Kill Motivation Killers that Lead to Employee Behavior Problem”

Presented by Toshie Ito, Motiva Training & Consulting

Fee: $30.00 per person

SYNOPSIS: When a manager is faced with employee’s problem behavior, it needs to be dealt with at an early stage. However, before making a rushed decision to take a disciplinary action, it’s worth the time and trouble to look for possible causes of problem before making an important decision. A decrease in an employee's motivation and enthusiasm is the first indication of behavior problem, and it can happen to even excellent employees. This course helps you identify “Motivation Killers” that lead to behavior problems, and introduces ideas and solutions to promote employee's enthusiasm and motivation.

 

Friday, August 15th (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 8/13/14 at 12noon

“How to Manage a Business”

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $20.00 per person

SYNOPSIS: Managing other people effectively depends on managing yourself. Better business performance will therefore flow from improving your self-management skills. We have identified 8 different aspects of managing as business – managing yourself, your time, your employees, your customers, sales and networks, solving problems, managing risk, and managing your finances. This workshop identifies the issues you may face in each area, and provides you with practical recommendations for dealing with them. Included in the workshop are several evaluation tools that can be used to better manage your business.

 

Friday, August 29th (8:30am – 11:00am) **Registration and payment deadline 8/27/14 at 12noon

“How to Open a Retail or Wholesale Business on Guam”

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $50.00 per person (Lunch is not included)

SYNOPSIS: TBA

 

Training will be held at the Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, UOG

Training is subject to change without prior notice. Registration is mandatory.

 

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TO MAKE PAYMENT online log onto your eCenter account and click PAY NOW

Cash, check (payable to University of Guam) & major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Diners Club & JCB) accepted.

For more information, please call the Guam SBDC at 735-2590.