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.

Nov
8
Thu
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Series CRN- 20677 @ Moraine Park Technical College FDL
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 13 @ 8:30 pm

145 440 – How to START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Workshop Series  CRN 20677
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. Cost 175.00 (62 and over $121.32 ).

Class meets on Thursdays from 11/08 to 12/13/18 in FDL, in Room O108 at 05:30 pm to 08:25 pm.

Series:

145-441  CRN 20678    I-Intro Owning Small Business R 05:30 pm – 08:25 pm 11/08/18 11/08/18 FDL. Participants will be introduced to what it takes to start or purchase a small business. You will get practical advice and ideas that work. We will show you where to find the resources needed to take the next step and discuss economic and other factors of business ownership. No prerequisite. Cost $40.00 ( 62 and over $26.58 ).

145-442  CRN 20679   II-Bus Plan Prt I-Plan Process R 05:30 pm – 08:25 pm 11/15/18 11/15/18 FDL. 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. Cost $40.00 ( 62 and over $26.58 ).

145-443  CRN 20680   III-Bus Plan Prt II-Mrkt/Promo R 05:30 pm – 08:25 pm 11/29/18 11/29/18 FDL. 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. Cost $40.00 ( 62 and over $26.58 ).

145-444   CRN  20681  IV-Create Budget for Small Bus R 05:30 pm – 08:25 pm 12/06/18 12/06/18 FDL. 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. Cost $40.00 ( 62 and over $26.58 ).

145-445   CRN  20682  V-Financing a Small Business R 05:30 pm – 08:25 pm 12/13/18 12/13/18 FDL.  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. Cost $40.00 ( 62 and over $26.58 ).

 

 

Jan
21
Mon
How to START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Workshop Series – CRN – 30977 @ Green Lake Renewal
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 18 @ 8:30 pm

145 440 –  30977  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.

Class meets on Mondays, January 21, 2019 through February 18, 2019 at the Green Lake Renewal, 492 Hill St, Green Lake, WI 54941.

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

145-441  – 30978  I-Intro Owning Small Business  January 21, 2019.  Each class purchased separately cost is $40.00 (62 and over $26.58 ). Introduction to Owning a Small Business – Workshop 1.
Participants will be introduced to what it takes to start or purchase a small business. You will get practical advice and ideas that work. We will show you where to find the resources needed to take the next step and discuss economic and other factors of business ownership. No prerequisite.

145-442 – 30979   II-Bus Plan Prt I-Plan Process  January 28, 2019.  Each class purchased separately cost is $40.00 (62 and over $26.58 ). 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.

145-443 – 30980  III-Bus Plan Prt II-Mrkt/Promo February 4, 2019.  Each class purchased separately cost is $40.00 (62 and over $26.58 ). 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.

145-444 – 30981   IV-Create Budget for Small Bus  February 11, 2019.  Each class purchased separately cost is $40.00 (62 and over $26.58 ). 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.

145-445 – 30982   V-Financing a Small Business  February 18, 2019.  Each class purchased separately cost is $40.00 (62 and over $26.58 ). 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.

 

Feb
9
Sat
QuickBooks Payroll – CRN 30822 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond duc
Feb 9 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

101 401 – QuickBooks Payroll
As an employer, learn how to process employee payroll by properly setting up all employees’ state and federal withholding including properly dealing with special situations such as wage garnishments. This class is designed to help familiarize you with the basic concepts of creating and distributing end of year W-2s, 1099 forms and quarterly reports.

Meets on Saturday February 9, 2019

Fond du Lac Campus Building O Room O107

Meets at 08:30AM to 03:25PM

Mar
14
Thu
I-Intro Owning Small Business – 30978 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145 441 –  Introduction to Owning a Small Business – Workshop 1
Participants will be introduced to what it takes to start or purchase a small business. You will get practical advice and ideas that work. We will show you where to find the resources needed to take the next step and discuss economic and other factors of business ownership. No prerequisite.

Class meets at the Fond du Lac Campus, Bldg O in room O108.

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

 

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
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.