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.

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
9
Tue
Empezar un puesto de comida/Starting Your Food Stand @ UW-Fond du Lac
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Comienza el año nuevo haciendo planes para su negocio de comida. Nos reunimos cada mes para aprender las reglas de seguridad de comida, dónde ubicar un puesto, cómo sacar los permisos necesarios, y elaborar los planes individuos. Contamos con la presencia del Departamento de Salud, UW-Extension, y emprendedores con experiencia de hacer puestos temporales exitosos. Aprendamos juntos y así estaremos listos aprovechar el verano en WI.

Start the New Year making plans for your food stand. We will meet monthly to learn food safety rules, where to locate stands, how to obtain the necessary permits, and develop individual business plans. We’ll be joined by the Health Department, UW-Extension and entrepreneurs with experience running successful food stands. We’ll learn together and be ready when summer comes in WI.

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
14
Tue
Empezar un puesto de comida/Starting Your Food Stand @ UW-Fond du Lac
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Comienza el año nuevo haciendo planes para su negocio de comida. Nos reunimos cada mes para aprender las reglas de seguridad de comida, dónde ubicar un puesto, cómo sacar los permisos necesarios, y elaborar los planes individuos. Contamos con la presencia del Departamento de Salud, UW-Extension, y emprendedores con experiencia de hacer puestos temporales exitosos. Aprendamos juntos y así estaremos listos aprovechar el verano en WI.

Start the New Year making plans for your food stand. We will meet monthly to learn food safety rules, where to locate stands, how to obtain the necessary permits, and develop individual business plans. We’ll be joined by the Health Department, UW-Extension and entrepreneurs with experience running successful food stands. We’ll learn together and be ready when summer comes in WI.

Jun
11
Tue
Empezar un puesto de comida/Starting Your Food Stand @ UW-Fond du Lac
Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Comienza el año nuevo haciendo planes para su negocio de comida. Nos reunimos cada mes para aprender las reglas de seguridad de comida, dónde ubicar un puesto, cómo sacar los permisos necesarios, y elaborar los planes individuos. Contamos con la presencia del Departamento de Salud, UW-Extension, y emprendedores con experiencia de hacer puestos temporales exitosos. Aprendamos juntos y así estaremos listos aprovechar el verano en WI.

Start the New Year making plans for your food stand. We will meet monthly to learn food safety rules, where to locate stands, how to obtain the necessary permits, and develop individual business plans. We’ll be joined by the Health Department, UW-Extension and entrepreneurs with experience running successful food stands. We’ll learn together and be ready when summer comes in WI.

Jun
17
Mon
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.
BDC

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)

 

Jun
24
Mon
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.

Details:
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.

Jul
8
Mon
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.

 

Jul
24
Wed
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