NDC Trainings in November 2021
9 Nov 2021
- Invitation to Talk to US Bank Executives
- Small Business Insurance: Are You Covered?
- Building Your Beehive: How to Use Digital Marketing to Grow Your Revenue & Brand
- Choosing the Right Entity for your Small Business *NEW*?
- Level-Up Budgeting: Give Every Dollar A Job
- Money Matters Business Financial Management Program Workshop Series *NEW*
- Branding Deck
- Job Costing & Estimating Workshop Series - Construction
- Understanding Contracts *NEW*?
Invitation to Talk to US Bank Executives
NDC is partnering with US Bank's executive team to offer free business advice to small businesses. The CEO and other top executives from US Bank will provide free guidance on key topics including:
- Risk and Governance
- Human Resources, Strategy, and Innovation
- Banking for Small Businesses
Small Business Insurance: Are You Covered?
Are you wondering which insurance(s) you may need to run your business? Join us to learn the benefits of having business insurance, how business insurance works, new terminology, and leave with resources and applications to take the necessary steps in running a successful small business in confidence.
Building Your Beehive: How to Use Digital Marketing to Grow Your Revenue & Brand
In this fast-changing media landscape, it’s not easy to keep up with all of the new platforms available that can help you grow your business and reach the right customers. From shaping your story properly to communicating the right message to journalists, to the best ways to harness social media, this session will guide you through the jungles of modern-day marketing in the digital age. Whether you are expanding your marketing and communications budget or just getting started, join us to learn how you can market more effectively with tools and solutions that can be used by everyone.
In this session, we will show you
- How to use some basic marketing and social media tools to turn your customers into your no-cost sales team that promotes your business today and beyond.
- How to build a plan that is easy to manage and supports your business goals.
Choosing the Right Entity for your Small Business
As an entrepreneur starting a new business, you will be faced with many important decisions. Selecting the right legal structure for your small business is an important first step. This workshop will provide an overview of the various legal structures that are available to you, as well as some of the legal and tax consequences of each.
This legal presentation will address these issues that are vital to help run and grow your business.
Tash Bottum, Attorney at Fredrikson & Byron's P. A.
Harleigh Brown, Attorney at Fredrikson & Byron's P. A.
Level-Up Budgeting: Give Every Dollar A Job
Develop a spending plan that works. Create a real-life workable budget while tracking your spending and leveling-up to create savings. Learn how to stay ready so you don't have to get ready for unforeseen financial emergencies. Develop a sense of freedom by identifying unconscious spending habits (money leaks) and know where every dollar has gone at the end of the month.
Money Matters Business Financial Management Program Workshop Series
Have you been running your business for 2+ years but have limited financial management skills and experience? Jump start getting your financial books ready for year-end with Money Matters Financial Management Program workshop series. We understand that business finances can be confusing, time consuming and personal. This workshop series aims to provide you with a baseline of necessary business financial principles while still keeping your time and privacy a priority. You will complete this series being able to identify the information needed to record transactions and construct a balance sheet, profit and loss statement and cashflow projection for your business. You will also be provided with resources for continuing the journey toward business financial health. This workshop series builds on each other; thus, we recommend you attend each date listed in the session (3 sessions).
Important Note: Space is limited! To participate in this free workshop series, entrepreneur must be currently in business for 2+ years.
Presenter: Raquel Bloom
Note: This workshop series is conducted in English.
Note: This workshop series is conducted in Spanish.
In this workshop you will learn strategies on how to properly brand your business for success.
In this workshop, you will learn:
- The essentials of market research for branding.
- Image awareness and long-term brand relevance.
- How to make your brand stand out amongst the crowd.
Job Costing and Estimating Workshop Series
NOT SURE HOW TO BID CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS? Understanding your job costs is critical when bidding projects. This four-part workshop provides key components of job costing, the use of budgets, templates, and real-life cost sample calculations, that will engage participants to develop a repeatable bidding system and templates. The series builds on each other; thus, we recommend you attend each date listed in the session (4 sessions).
Workshop Presenter: R. Lynn Pingol with Makee Company
For your business, you may need to sign a contract for services or have someone sign your contract for services. Prior to signing a contract or someone signing your contract, be sure to have a clear understanding of each party’s rights, responsibilities and obligations. In this workshop, you will learn:
- What is a contract?
- What makes a contract legal?
- What are your rights and obligations under a contract?
This legal presentation will address these issues that are vital to help run a business.
Navita Lakhram, Attorney at Fredrikson & Byron's P. A.
Roxanne Thorelli, Attorney at Fredrikson & Byron's P. A.