ASBTDC Annouces September Training Schedule

 

Area small businesses will have the opportunity to attend several training sessions on business operations throughout the month of September.

The sessions are hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, and the seminars will cover many topics including business strategies and how to market a business in a tough economy.

The regional office of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is housed at Arkansas Tech, and it is designed to assist new, existing and expanding businesses by offering a variety of services including consulting, training and market research.

The following seminars will be offered in September:

  • Truth About Loans, Grants and Other Financing Options – Tuesday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (lunch is provided), United Federal Credit Union, Cost is $40. Presenter Pat Walker of the Small Business Administration.
  • Introduction to QuickBooks (Hands On) – Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2-5 p.m., Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall, Room 133, Cost is $65. Presenter is Brandon Morris of Barons’ Inc.
  • Five Social Media Strategies for Business – Tuesday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-noon, Van Buren Chamber of Commerce; Cost is $30. Presenter is Cass Capen-Housely of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.
  • Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Five Social Media Strategies for Business – Wednesday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall, Room 133, Cost is $20. Presenter is Cass Capen-Housely of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.
  • Email Marketing Techniques and Tips – Thursday, Sept. 22, 9-11 a.m., Clarksville Chamber of Commerce; Cost is $35. Presenter is Cass Capen-Housely of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.
  • Intermediate QuickBooks (Hands On) – Thursday, Sept. 23, 1-4 p.m., Beall & Barclay Company, PLC in Fort Smith. Cost is $65. Presenters are Larissa Miller and Liz Yakley of Beall Barclay & Company PLC.
  • Facebook ABC’s for Business (Hands On) – Friday, Sept. 24, 1-4 p.m., Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall, Room 133, Cost is $40. Presenter is Cass Capen-Housely of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.
  • QuickBooks Payroll (Hands On) – Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1-4 p.m., Beall & Barclay Company, PLC in Fort Smith. Cost is $65. Presenters are Larissa Miller and Liz Yakley of Beall Barclay & Company PLC.
  • Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Starting a Business in Arkansas – Wednesday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall, Room 133, Cost is $30. Presenter is Cass Capen-Housely of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.

Those wishing to attend a seminar can register by calling the ASBTDC at 479-356-2077 or register online.

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