Find one (or more) of our classes to elevate or start a small business

May
24
Fri
2019
Marketing Strategy For Profit – May 24th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit - May 24th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any other? How much would they pay for your solution? Answers to these are the difference between thriving and just surviving.  Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.

May
31
Fri
2019
Operational Excellence for Profit May 31st 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
May 31 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Operational Excellence for Profit May 31st 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center | Cheyenne | Wyoming | United States

Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also, learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.

Jun
5
Wed
2019
Social Media-How to Build an Audience – June 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Social Media-How to Build an Audience - June 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

You have taken several other social media classes, you set up all your social media accounts for your business, but all you hear are crickets chirping. It could be that you are not telling the proper story. This will be an introduction to digital storytelling and using social media to build your client base.

Jun
7
Fri
2019
Financial Management for Profit – June 7th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Financial Management for Profit - June 7th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Business financials are not just for paying taxes, they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of financial statements and learn how to use them for business

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Planning for Business Success – June 14th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Planning for Business Success - June 14th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success.  Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.

Jun
18
Tue
2019
Advanced Pricing Strategy 201 – June 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Advanced Pricing Strategy 201 - June 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center

Building on the concepts covered in the 101 Pricing Class, this course will explore some advanced pricing strategies, such as supply vs demand, cross market, parametric and performance base pricing, bundled  product pricing, pricing for competitive bidding and value-added pricing. The course will also build on the basic pricing management strategies covered in the previous course. Prerequisites include: a basic  understanding of the profit/loss or income statement and/or the Basic Pricing Strategies 101 class.

Jun
20
Thu
2019
Marketing Strategy For Profit – June 20th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit - June 20th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any other? How much would they pay for your solution? Answers to these are the difference between thriving and just surviving.  Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Operational Excellence for Profit June 27th 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
Jun 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Operational Excellence for Profit June 27th 2019 @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center | Cheyenne | Wyoming | United States

Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also, learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.

Jul
9
Tue
2019
Facebook Marketing for Small Business – July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook Marketing for Small Business - July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Tailored to people just starting out with Facebook for business this workshop will cover how to manage Facebook for personal and business use. For those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. This is also a hands-on workshop. Please bring your web friendly device-laptop (preferred), tablet, cell phone- that you will use to manage your social media channels. Also, bring and ask questions about the challenges you face with social media.

Jul
11
Thu
2019
Financial Management for Profit – July 11th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Financial Management for Profit - July 11th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Business financials are not just for paying taxes, they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of financial statements and learn how to use them for business