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Classes

Browse through the variety of classes we offer and feel free to RSVP if you are ready to join!

Cutting Ribbon

Essential Steps for Launching Your Business
Available in English & Español

Are you thinking about starting a business, but don’t know where to begin? This FREE workshop will take you through the essential steps.

We will lay out and demystify the most effective path to startup success. We will explain step-by-step how to get from concept to launch. You will learn the different legal structures for forming a business, how to register your business entity, tax responsibilities of small businesses as well as common pitfalls small businesses run into and how to avoid them.

This program is funded through a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and hosted by The Toolbox.

Date: First Tuesday of every month

Time: 6:00 p.m.

The Blueprint: Subtractor Development Program

Available in Español

When scaling your construction business, your legal risks change as you grow your company. Bigger projects mean bigger money. Bigger money means bigger risk. This workshop is your key to ensuring you know the appropriate steps to take on the projects you pursue, and that starts with learning how to legally protect yourself.

 

This workshop will equip subcontractors wanting to grow their business with the essential steps they need to take to make sure they get paid!

 

By attending this workshop, you will:

 

  • Learn what your rights are as a residential/commercial subcontractor

  • Best practices on how to prevent issues with the owner/project

  • Learn the keys to a construction contract/service agreement

  • Learn what to do if you are having problems getting paid

 

And so much more!

Construction Worker
Stock Market

Computer Class - How to use Excel/Google Sheets for your Business

Available in Español

Join us for our Excel/Google Sheets course, where you'll learn essential skills for business and beyond. 

 

 Don't miss out on the opportunity to:

  • Create Excel workbooks (spreadsheets)

  • Format your Excel workbook (spreadsheets)

  • Develop databases

  • Master formulas and functions (accounting)

  • Create visually appealing charts and diagrams for your data.

Enroll today and unlock the full potential of Excel and Google Sheets!

Kauffman FASTTRAC 

Join us for our 4-week workshop that will take your business idea from concept to action! Our activity-based program is designed to help you assess your strengths, refine your competitive-advantage, and create an actionable plan that you can implement right away.

 

Here's what you'll learn:

  • How to conduct market research

  • How to develop a business model

  • How to create a financial plan

  • How to market and sell your product or service

Additional benefits of participating in our workshop:

  • You'll get to network with other entrepreneurs and learn from their experiences.

  • You'll receive one-on-one support from our experienced instructors.

  • You'll have the opportunity to get feedback on your business plan from both your classmates and the instructors.

Check out our calendar of events to see when the next session is coming up!

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