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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

Business Start-Up

Monday, May 16, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Record Keeping * Financing * Importance of a business plan * Resources * and more. The class takes place in the Technology Building (Across the street from Main Campus), Room 106.

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Do you want to save hundreds of dollars in professional fees? This QuickBooks Workshop for Beginners (I) will show you how to unlock the power of QuickBooks, and take direct control of your business finances. By the completion of this class, you will have a clear understanding of how to setup and manage your company finances on a day to day basis, as well as access basic financial information you need to help you become successful in operating your small business. Topics included in this workshop are: (1) Setting up your Business-identifying methods for navigating QuickBooks and importance of setting preferences (2) Accounts Payable-vendors, purchase orders, inventories, entering/paying bills, check payments (3) Accounts Receivable- customers, estimates/sales orders, invoices/statements/credits and receiving payments (4) Banking-bank accounts, making deposits, bank reconciliation and credit cards. This is a 'hands-on' class and laptop computers with QuickBooks software installed will be provided for use in this workshop. This class is for those using the desktop versions of QuickBooks for Windows (Pro, Premier and Enterprise), NOT the Online or Mac versions. Please Note: QuickBooks Workshop for Beginners (2) takes place on June 23 and requires separate registration at a cost of $99 or register for both workshops now at a discounted price of $149-read below to see how: Interested now in attending both QuickBooks Beginner (I) and (II)? Save NOW and take both classes for only $149 if you register by May 25, 2016. Just type SAVE 50 under coupon code when registering for this class and you will be registered for both classes at the low price of $149! Call the SBDC at Lakeland Community College at 440-525-7706 for more details. NO REFUNDS ONCE REGISTERED.
Speaker: Karen Haden-President/Owner at KH Business Services, LLC

Business Start-Up

Friday, June 10, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Record Keeping * Financing * Importance of a business plan * Resources * and more. This class is located in Building T, room 209.

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
QuickBooks is a popular and powerful accounting software that fulfills the bookkeeping needs of small businesses. This hands-on course introduces some new topics and further expands on the skills covered in QuickBooks for Beginners I that is offered on May 26, 2016. In this workshop, you will learn beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks' more advanced features and applications. Topics included in this workshop are: (1) How to do: journal entries, adjustments, chart of accounts, items (payroll, price levels, billing rates), taxes, budgets, reminders/to do lists/alerts, administrative tasks, year end procedures (2) Employees: time tracking, projects/billing rates, payroll, taxes (3) Reporting and Other Communications. This is a 'hands-on' class and laptop computers with QuickBooks software installed will be provided for use in this workshop. This class is for those using the desktop versions of QuickBooks for Windows (Pro, Premier and Enterprise), NOT the Online or Mac versions. Recommended Prerequisite: A basic understanding of QuickBooks or QuickBooks for Beginners I Workshop taking place on May 26, 2016. Separate registration required. Interested now in attending both QuickBooks Beginner (I) and (II)? Save $50 and take both classes for only $149 if you register by May 25, 2016. You must register under QuickBooks for Beginners I and type coupon code SAVE 50. Call the SBDC at Lakeland Community College at 440-525-7706 for more details.
Speaker: Karen Haden-President/Owner at KH Business Services, LLC

Business Start-Up

Monday, July 11, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. Some topics covered include: * Your business idea * Market research * Regulatory Steps * Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.) * Record Keeping * Financing * Importance of a business plan * Resources * and more. The class takes place in the Technology Building (Across the street from Main Campus), Room 106.
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7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094
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