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SBDC at Wright State University
Rike Hall
Dayton

Phone: 937-775-3487
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District Director: Earl Gregorich

Comprehensive business management and education services.
Free, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling and low- or no-cost training.

  • Strategic Planning
  • eCounseling
  • Technical Assistance
  • Quality-Based Assessments
  • Information about Federal, State and Local Programs
  • Loan Packaging Assistance


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Events

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
This business course will help QuickBooks users who want to move beyond the basics of setting up accounts using the QuickBooks Accounting software. It is also helpful for those who are interested in setting up new features in QuickBooks that are not currently being used. The class is also designed to help you learn more about new features and things you didn’t already know!
Speaker: Earl Gregorich, SBDC Business Counselor

Cash Flow Analysis & Management

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
There is still money in the checkbook so we must still be in business!” Ever hear someone say that? Do you know what your profit margin is? Net profit or gross profit? What about your break even point? What does the bank see when they look at your financials? All these questions and more will be addressed in this class. You must have an intimate understanding of the numbers behind your business to succeed. Join us in this session to learn more about the following areas: - The key financial documents - Managing cash-flow, a primer - Calculating your break-even point - Assess your business health with ratios - How to plan for good times and bad

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
So, you want to start a business! This course will provide valuable resources needed to get your business up and running. Getting started in business can be a daunting task and the forms, rules and regulations are not so clear for the new entrepreneur. By taking this course, you will be able to gain an understanding of the basic steps to start a business and move on to more specific one-on-one counseling sessions. Learn more about the following areas: - Business name registration - Legal business structures (LLC, Inc., etc.) - Vendors Licenses - Federal Employer ID Number (EIN) - Employer responsibilities - Business Taxes
Speaker: Kim Woodbury, SBDC Counselor

LEAN

Monday, March 23, 2015 , 5 sessions ending Friday, March 27
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (March 23-27, 2015 248 Rike Hall) Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt is one of the most sought after certifications in today’s marketplace. According to the 2014 ASQ Salary Survey, U.S. Green Belts make over $8000 more than their untrained counterparts. This dynamic, fun, and interactive 5-day program is 100% compliant with the standards established by the originators at Motorola and is taught by their lead instructor. No background in math or statistics is required and students will learn everything they need to successfully complete their own project: · The vocabulary, methods and fundamentals of LSS · Selecting and launching a project · The DMAIC model with its associated intermediate-level graphical, statistical, and lean tools · Strategies and tactics for managing behavioral change in an organization Students will use their own laptops in class. Tuition includes a copy of the SigmaXL analytic software used in the course, project review and certification. To learn more and register, visit: http://www.lsscert.com/services/public-workshops
Speaker: Jeff Cole, JCG Management Consulting

Human Resources

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Finding the good employees is one of the most important yet daunting tasks that a small business owner faces. This workshop will give you the tools to find the people you need. Topics include: - Identifying potential candidates - Types of interviews - Conducting Job Interviews - Evaluating Candidates - Selling vs recruiting during the process
Speaker: Brian Niswander, Interview Skills 101

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
So, you want to start a business! This course will provide valuable resources needed to get your business up and running. Getting started in business can be a daunting task and the forms, rules and regulations are not so clear for the new entrepreneur. By taking this course, you will be able to gain an understanding of the basic steps to start a business and move on to more specific one-on-one counseling sessions. Learn more about the following areas: - Business name registration - Legal business structures (LLC, Inc., etc.) - Vendors Licenses - Federal Employer ID Number (EIN) - Employer responsibilities - Business Taxes
Speaker: Kim Woodbury, SBDC Counselor

Business Planning

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, 2 sessions ending Thursday, April 23
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