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

Mar
5
Thu
2020
Marketing Strategy For Profit Evening Winter 2020 Evening @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit Evening Winter 2020 Evening @ 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.

Mar
10
Tue
2020
Advanced Pricing for Profit Growth @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Advanced Pricing for Profit Growth @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center

Building on the concepts covered in the first class, this second class will explore some advanced pricing strategies that reward a business for the value it is delivering to the market place, to achieve sustainable profit growth.  Several strategies to defend pricing and maintain profit margins will be covered in an enhance Pricing Management discussion.  PREREQUISITES INCLUDE A basic understanding of the Profit/Loss or income statement and the first class-Pricing for Profit Growth.   

Mar
12
Thu
2020
Operational Excellence for Profit Winter 2020 Evening @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Operational Excellence for Profit Winter 2020 Evening @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center | Cheyenne | Wyoming | United States

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

Mar
17
Tue
2020
Social Media-How to Build an Audience – Winter 2020 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Mar 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Social Media-How to Build an Audience - Winter 2020 @ 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.

Mar
19
Thu
2020
Financial Management for Profit Winter 2020 Evening @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Financial Management for Profit Winter 2020 Evening @ 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

Mar
26
Thu
2020
Planning for Business Success – Winter 2020 Evening @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Planning for Business Success - Winter 2020 Evening @ 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.

Apr
3
Fri
2020
Marketing Strategy For Profit Winter 2020 Morning @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 3 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit Winter 2020 Morning @ 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.

Apr
7
Tue
2020
Facebook Marketing for Small Business – Winter 2020 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook Marketing for Small Business - Winter 2020 @ 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.

Apr
8
Wed
2020
You Really Want to Buy a Business?? Winter 2020 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
You Really Want to Buy a Business?? Winter 2020 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Buying a business can make great sense, or it can be a real disaster!  This class covers the due diligence needed to find the right opportunity for you and avoid a true money pit.  If you are business hunting, you can’t afford to miss this class.
Apr
10
Fri
2020
Operational Excellence for Profit Winter 2020 Morning @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center
Apr 10 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Operational Excellence for Profit Winter 2020 Morning @ North Idaho College Small Business Development Center | Cheyenne | Wyoming | United States

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