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.

QuickBooks Level 1 CRN – 10183 @ Moraine Park Technical College Beaver Dam, WI
Jun 17 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 26 @ 8:30 pm

101-408  CRN- 10183  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.
Textbook required.

Moraine Park Technical College Beaver Dam 700 Gould Street, Beaver Dam, WI 53916-1994

K Buliding in Room K207

Meets on Monday 6/17/19, Wednesday 6/19/19, and Monday 6/24/19 from 05:30PM to 08:25PM (4hrs per class)


Grow with Google @ Brick House
Jun 24 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Open to businesses large and small, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between, Grow with Google is coming to Fond du Lac through this free program put on by Imagination Network of Wisconsin, a program of Ignite Business Success and supported by Envision Greater Fond du Lac.

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website.

In this session we’ll show you how to:

  • Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
  • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
  • Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers
  • Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile

Dave Meyer, a Google-supported trainer, is a speaker for the Grow with Google partner program. He has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and communications and has presented digital marketing topics to thousands of people across the U.S. and Canada. Dave’s presentations include more than 300 webinars on topics like SEO, advertising, content marketing, and sales strategy. Dave was named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce in Minneapolis, and has been recognized by organizations including the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) and many others as a thought leader in marketing and communications.

Cost: FREE for all (cash bar and food available for purchase)
Location: Brick House, 161 S. Main Street, Fond du Lac
Networking/food purchases, etc. – 5:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Program – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

QuickBooks Level 2   CRN – 10184 @ Moraine Park Technical College
Jul 8 @ 5:30 pm – Jul 17 @ 8:30 pm

101-409  CRN- 10184   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.

Textbook required.

Moraine Park Technical College Beaver Dam
700 Gould Street, Beaver Dam, WI 53916-1994

Building K Room K207

Meets on Mondays and Wednesdays July 8, 2019 to July 17, 2019 from 05:30PM to 08:25PM.


Data Analysis with PivotTables CRN- 10245 @ Moraine Park Technical College
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

103-425 CRN – 10245  — Data Analysis with PivotTables

With ever increasing amounts of data, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. You already have experience working with Excel, but now need to be able to harness the power of the PivotTable feature and create PivotCharts. This will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for analysis, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningful when presented to others.
Textbook included in pricing.

Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac

235 N National Ave, Fond du Lac, WI 54935

O Building Room O107

Meets Wednesday July 24, 2019 from 05:30PM to 09:25PM

Reach Customers Online with Google & Using Data to Drive Growth @ Brick House
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This 2-for-1 opportunity with Google will dive deeper into reaching customers and using data after a previously successful introduction session held earlier this year! Didn’t attend that intro meeting? No worries! This session is open to all and any level of understanding of Google tools is welcome! If possible, please bring a laptop with you.

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In the first part of our evening, learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:

  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Advertising your business on Google

Part two of the evening will allow attendees to learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. In this session we’ll talk about:

  • Identifying business goals and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them
  • Incorporating data into your marketing plan
  • Selecting tools to help you find the answers you need

Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – Registration, food & cash bar; 6:00 p.m. – Program begins
Location: Brick House (161 S. Main Street, Fond du Lac)
Cost: Free