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Ohio SBDC at Lakeland Community College
Kirtland

Phone: 440-525-7706
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Center Director:  Cathy Walsh

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

Tax Planning

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
In this seminar you will learn what the Internal Revenue Code will not teach you. The instructor will guide you through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Learn the different ways to prepare your taxes based on your business legal structure. Find out how to get money out of your business with as little tax consequence as possible. Understand the most common business expenses. Determine how to maximize your cash flow and stay on track to your financial goals. Optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. This is a brown bag lunch and learn so bring your lunch if you choose and explore your possibilities!
Speaker: Scott Shields, CPA at Shields Blice & Company CPAs Inc.

Business Start-Up

Monday, September 12, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: Some topics covered include: *Self Evaluation * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Importance of a business plan * Funding sources *Free or Low Cost Business Resources *Networking and more. This class is located in the Technology building, room 106- across the street from Main campus. You must be pre-registered, no walk-ins.

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Unlock the secrets of how to run QuickBooks reports at the heart of your business.  Learn how a profit report works, how to track customers that owe you money, understand sales patterns and much, much more.   Optimize the software and fully utilize its tools. Topics covered in this workshop:    A number of timesaving shortcuts and concepts Key financial reports your business needs to know Frequently asked questions about QuickBooks upgrades and add-ons Q and A session afterwards Please note: Demonstrations and handouts will be provided, however, this is not a hands-on workshop.  This class is for those using the desktop versions of QuickBooks for Windows (Pro, Premier and Enterprise), NOT the Online or Mac versions.  PRESENTED BY: Scott Gregory, CPA, QuickBooks Expert and Owner of Better Bottom Line Accounting Solutions and Ohio SBDC at Lakeland Community College  
Speaker: Scott Gregory, CPA, QuickBooks Expert and Owner of Better Bottom Line Accounting Solutions

Business Start-Up

Friday, October 14, 2016 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: *Self Evaluation * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Importance of a business plan * Funding sources *Free or Low Cost Business Resources *Networking and more. This class is located in Building T, room 209. You must be pre-registered, no walk-ins.
Monday, November 14, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: *Self Evaluation * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Importance of a business plan * Funding sources *Free or Low Cost Business Resources *Networking and more. This class is located in the Technology building, room 106- across the street from Main campus. You must be pre-registered, no walk-ins.
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Location

7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094
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