UW-Milwaukee Small Business Development Center April & May Classes

April 2, 2012

WWW.SMALLBUSINESS.UWM.EDU 2012 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
For starting a business and growing a business

The UWM Small Business Development Center is located on the 7th floor of the School of Continuing Education:
161 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202. For 30 years the SBDC has worked with new entrepreneurs to turn ideas into viable business concepts and with established businesses to improve performance. Explore our programs and resources to find the answers to your needs, or contact us directly: (414) 227-3240

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First Steps to Starting a Business
Learn the most important elements to starting a business and how to avoid common mistakes. Get your questions answered, discuss concerns and network with other new entrepreneurs. Begin working on your business concept in class and leave with a wealth of information and resources.

Introduction to QuickBooks
*Classes are taught online and begin on the 1st of the month $150
Organize your accounting records and better understand your business. Learn how to set up your company, develop a chart of accounts and enter transactions. This online class gives hands-on experience while on your own computer to improve your financial records and reports.

QuickBooks for Advanced Users *Classes are taught online and begin on the 1st of the month $150
Learn to use more advanced features of the software. Discover the power of customized reports, graphs, sales tax tracking, payroll and job costing. Get hands-on experience with specific techniques working on your own computer from work or home, and get individual questions answered by the instructor.

APRIL
18 First Steps to Starting a Business School of Continuing Education, 6-9 pm $29
18 Your Employee Handbook Makeover School of Continuing Education, 8-10 am $39
Bring your business' employee handbook for an in-depth review! Analyze policies that are working (and those that are not) and identify details that could be impacted by new and proposed legislation for small businesses. Then decide what to keep and make plans for improvements. This is a can't-miss for every small business!
24 LinkedIn – Intermediate Level Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce, 8-10 am $39
Take your LinkedIn profile to the next level with tips and tricks to extend your network. Learn how to leverage your connections to bring in more business.

MAY
15 First Steps to Starting a Business School of Continuing Education, 6-9 pm $29
16 Exporting: New Market Opportunity School of Continuing Education, 8-10 am $39
Have you thought about exporting your business' product or service? Have you wondered about the challenges and benefits of exporting? This program will address exporting best practices and what each business owner needs to know before making the leap. Learn if exporting could be the next big step for your business.
17 First Steps to Starting a Business Concordia University in Mequon, 6-9 pm $29
22 Facebook – Intermediate Level Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce, 8-10 am $39
Your Facebook page is a direct connection to your fans. Are you using that relationship to your business advantage? Learn to make your fans your number one customers.

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