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.

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 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.

 

Mar
7
Thu
I-Intro Owning Small Business – 30839 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

145 441 –  CRN30839 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 7 @ 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 7 through April 11, 2019 at the Fond du Lac Campus Bldg in room O O108.  No class on March 21.

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

Mar
14
Thu
The Business Plan Part I: Planning Process – Workshop 2 CRN 30840 @ Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac
Mar 14 @ 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 14, 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.

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.