Southwest Tennessee Community College

March 11, 2005

For more information, contact: Kimberly Stark (901) 333-4023

TSBDC TO OFFER SPRING PROGRAMS AT RENAISSANCE CENTER

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), sponsored by Southwest Tennessee Community College, will be holding Spring programs at The Renaissance Center Starting in April.

TSBDC is designed to provide comprehensive assistance to small businesses thereby promoting growth and increasing productivity in an effort to foster greater economic development in the Memphis area.

The training sessions will include The First Step, Internet Marketing for the Financially Challenged, Developing a Business Plan and Basic Accounting for a Small Business. Costs of the sessions range from Free to $20, and are held at the Renaissance Center at 555 Beale Street. Classes will also be held in May, and June.

On Saturdays, TSBDC offers “After Business Planning Series” where business owners can learn about topics such as cash flow management, forecasting, management control, target marketing, inventory control, human resources and much more. These classes are offered from April 2 through June 18 on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Renaissance Center.

The TSBDC offers one-on-one counseling to offer business owners help determining the needs that will help them promote the business’ specific services. Owners and staff can attend training on relevant business subjects such as buying and selling abroad, e-commerce, marketing, financial statements, and starting and managing a small business.

Southwest Tennessee Community College
Small
Business Development Center
2005 Programs
 

Start-Up Business Programs

Date

Time

Fee

The First Step

Internet Marketing for the Financially Challenged

Developing a Business Plan

The First Step

Basic Accounting for a Small Business

April 6, 2005

April 13, 2005

 

April 15, 2005

April 20, 2005

April 27, 2005

10 a.m. – Noon

10 a.m. – Noon

 

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

10 a.m. – Noon

10 a.m. – Noon

Free

$20.00

 

$20.00

Free

$20.00

 

The First Step

Basic Marketing for a Small Business

The First Step

Developing a Business Plan

Basic Accounting for a Small Business

May 4, 2005

May 11, 2005

May 18, 2005

May 20, 2005

May 25, 2005

10 a.m. – Noon

10 a.m. – Noon

10 a.m. – Noon

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

10 a.m. – Noon

Free

$20.00

Free

$20.00

$20.00

 

The First Step

Internet Marketing for the Financially Challenged

Developing a Business Plan

The First Step

 

June 1, 2005

June 8, 2005

 

June 17, 2005

June 18, 2005

10 a.m. – Noon

10 a.m. – Noon

 

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

10 a.m. – Noon

Free

$20.00

 

$20.00

Free 

After Business Planning Series
2 Sessions
Saturdays Only
First Session April 2 – June 18, 2005
10 a.m. – 12:00Noon
$570.00

Module 1: Cash Flow Management

Module 2: Forecasting

Module 3: Management Control

Module 4: Target Marketing

Module 5: Time Management

Module 6: Financing

Module 7: Human Resources

Module 8: Inventory Control

Module 9: Marketing Communications

Module 10: Credit & Collection

Module 11: Strategic Analysis

Module 12: Knowledge Management System

Specialty Programs

Date 

Time

Fee

IRS Tax Workshop

February 24, 2005

8:30 a.m. – Noon

$10.00

 

May 26, 2005

 

 

 

September 22, 2005

 

 

Sales & Use Tax Requirements

January 13, 2005

 

Free

 

March 10, 2005

 

 

 

May 12, 2005

 

 

For more information on the programs and business sessions offered by the TSBDC, contact the Training Coordinator at 333-5581. For directions to The Renaissance Center, call 526-9300.