Events

Looking to enhance your knowledge to help you start or grow your business?  Check this calendar often for a comprehensive list of  classes, seminars, Imagination Network meetings, and other events hosted by IGNITE! partners.

Mar
14
Thu
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Series – CRN 30838 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fund du Lac
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 11 @ 8:30 pm

145 440 – How to START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Workshop Series

Small, growing businesses need help. The reality of entrepreneurship is that you can’t do it all on your own. This series of 5 consecutive workshops are designed to give you the business management skills and resources necessary to succeed in today’s competitive market. Take one or all 5 workshops. Each workshop meets for 3 hours for a total of 15 hours.

The class meets on Thursdays March 14 through April 11, 2019 at the Fond du Lac Campus Bldg in room O O108.

The class starts at 05:30PM to 08:25PM.

Mar
21
Thu
The Business Plan Part I: Planning Process – Workshop 2 CRN 30840 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145 442 – 30840 The Business Plan Part I: Planning Process – Workshop 2
This seminar concentrates on the organization and elements of a basic business plan. Learn the uses of a business plan and when and why it is necessary – a must for people starting their own business or business owners seeking financing. No prerequisite.

Class meets on Thursday March 21, 2019, at the Fond du Lac Campus, Bldg O, Room O108.

Class starts at 05:30PM to 08:25PM.

Mar
28
Thu
III-Bus Plan Prt II-Mrkt CRN – 30841 @ III-Bus Plan Prt II-Mrkt
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145-443 30841 Barz,Laurie III-Bus Plan Prt II-Mrkt

145 443 – The Business Plan Part II: Marketing and Promotion – Workshop 3
This seminar continues from Part I, the Planning Process, by focusing on the business plan and its effect on marketing and promotion for the business owner. The Business Plan Part I: Planning Process recommended.

Class meets on Thursday March 28, 2018 at the Fond du Lac Campus,  Bldg O, RoomO108.

The class starts at 05:30PM to 08:25PM.

Mar
30
Sat
QuickBooks Level 1 – CRN 30893 @ Moraine Park Technical College West Bend
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm

101 408 – 30893  QuickBooks Level 1
This is a brief introductory course that covers the basic concepts of QuickBooks. It also reviews fundamental accounting concepts. The key lesson features you will learn are managing QuickBook files, working with customer and vendor transactions, banking with QuickBooks, planning and creating a new company, and opening of balances and balance sheet reports.

The class meets on Saturday March 30 through April 13, 2019 at the West Bend Campus Bldg L, room L112.

The class starts at 09:00AM to 12:55PM.

Apr
3
Wed
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac | Fond du Lac | Wisconsin | United States

A monthly event that connects entrepreneurs and the Fond du Lac community over conversation and coffee!

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Mr. Kauffman believed it was a fundamental right for anyone who had a big idea to be able to bring it to life—and we’re here to fulfill that mission.

1MCFDL will host entrepreneurs at Envision Greater Fond du Lac. For the schedule of upcoming presentations or to present your business, check out www.1millioncups.com/fonddulac.

Apr
4
Thu
IV-Create Budget for Small Bus – CRN 30842 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145 444 – 30842 Creating a Budget for Your Small Business – Workshop 4
Learn to plan and forecast your cash needs in order to start, operate, or purchase a business. This step-by-step seminar concentrates on the basics of cash flow planning. This seminar teaches you the proper format and purpose of this vital part of operating a small business. No prerequisite.

The class meets on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the Fond du Lac Campus Bldg O, room O108.

Class starts at 05:30PM to 08:25PM.

Apr
11
Thu
Financing a Small Business – Workshop 5 – CRN – 30843 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145 445 –  30843 Financing a Small Business – Workshop 5
Learn where and how to borrow money, the dos and don’ts of borrowing, and the different sources of money available to you. Learn how to build the proper banking relationship and what is needed to secure that business loan. No prerequisite.

The class meets on Thursday April 11, 2019 at the Fond du Lac Campus Bldg O, room O108.

The class starts at 05:30PM to 08:25PM.

Apr
27
Sat
QuickBooks Level 2 – CRN 30895 @ Moraine Park Technical College West Bend
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – May 11 @ 1:00 pm

101 409 – 30895 QuickBooks Level 2
This course is a continuation of QuickBooks Level 1. Students are guided with step by step instructions covering advanced topics of QuickBooks: working with physical inventory, payroll and job costing, creating estimates and formatting options, working with balance sheets and customizing your QuickBooks file using reports and graphs.

The class meets on Saturdays April 27, 2019 through May 11, 2019 at the West Bend Campus Bldg L, room L112.

The class starts at 09:00AM to 12:55PM.

May
1
Wed
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac | Fond du Lac | Wisconsin | United States

A monthly event that connects entrepreneurs and the Fond du Lac community over conversation and coffee!

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Mr. Kauffman believed it was a fundamental right for anyone who had a big idea to be able to bring it to life—and we’re here to fulfill that mission.

1MCFDL will host entrepreneurs at Envision Greater Fond du Lac. For the schedule of upcoming presentations or to present your business, check out www.1millioncups.com/fonddulac.

Jun
5
Wed
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
1 Million Cups Fond du Lac @ Envision Greater Fond du Lac | Fond du Lac | Wisconsin | United States

A monthly event that connects entrepreneurs and the Fond du Lac community over conversation and coffee!

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Mr. Kauffman believed it was a fundamental right for anyone who had a big idea to be able to bring it to life—and we’re here to fulfill that mission.

1MCFDL will host entrepreneurs at Envision Greater Fond du Lac. For the schedule of upcoming presentations or to present your business, check out www.1millioncups.com/fonddulac.