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60-90 minutes, designed for the busy entrepreneur.

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Native Edge Institutes presents Broadening Your Business

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Date/Time: Thursday, June 5, 2024 @ 8:30 am

Location: Cliff Castle Casino Hotel 555 Middle Verde Rd. Camp Verde, AZ

YC SBDC partners with NEI, presenting the Access to Capital Session in this all day Broadening Your Business program.  Our team members John Manning and Karen Eads will be facilitating the 'Loan Programs and Access to Capital' session from 11 am to 11:45 am.

Event Fee: No cost


Presented by: Native Edge Institute

Sponsored By: Native Edge Institute

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Better Your Business Training Series - Know Your Numbers: Small Business Financial Statements

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Date/Time: Wednesday, June 12th, 2024 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Location: Online and In-Person - Yavapai College Prescott Campus, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Building 3, Room 205

In this comprehensive training participants will gain insight on the importance of financial statements for small business operations and strategy.
The presentation will review information found in the three most common financial statements:
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Cash Flow Statement

Event Fee: No cost - coffee and pastries will be served

Sponsored By: PNC

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Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop

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Date/Time: Thursday, June 20 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce 7120 Pav Way Room 102 Prescott Valley

This is hands on, in-person classroom session will accelerate your learning of QuickBooks Desktop.

AGENDA:

  1. Learn about all the different accounting principles
  2. 2. How to navigate in the QuickBooks software
  3. 3. How to record, reconcile and report
  4. 4. Q&A

Event Fee: $30

Presented by: SCORE Northern Arizona

Sponsored By: Yavapai College SBDC

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Small Business Workshop Series From Side Hustle to a Booming Business - Sessions 1-4 for Yavapai Apache Nation Tribal Members Only

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Date/Time: July 25th, August 1st, August 8th, and August 15th 2024 from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Tunlii Community Center,1520 E Cherry Creek Rd, Camp Verde.

Sessions for Yavapai Apache Nation Tribal Members Only

Learn the key steps to starting and growing your business.

SESSION 1: BUILDING BLOCKS - Thursday, July 25th

  • Getting Started: The 10 Steps to Starting a Business
  • LivePlan: Problem, Solution, Target Market, & Competition

SESSION 2: BUSINESS PLAN - Thursday, August 1st

  • Liveplan: Marketing Plan, Sales Plan, and Pricing

SESSION 3: FINANCIAL FORECASTING - Thursday, August 8th

  • LivePlan: Build a Forecast, Access Funding, Milestones

SESSION 4: PITCH DECK - Thursday, August 15th

  • Key Components of a Pitch Deck, How and What to Pitch


Worksheets will be provided. Laptops are helpful but not required.
Final Pitch Event September 14th




Sponsored By: Yavapai College SBDC, Yavapai Apache Nation, and Northern Arizona University

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Search Engine Optimization

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Date/Time: Wednesday, August 7th, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Yavapai College Prescott Valley Campus, Room 214

Search Engine Optimization (Understanding Search Engines, Giving Search Engines What They Want)

Registration TBD


Event Fee: TBD

Presented by: Daniel Hickman

Sponsored By: Yavapai College SBDC and Northern Arizona SCORE

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Better Your Business Training Series - Cash is King: How to Manage Your Cash Flow

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Date/Time: Wednesday, August 14th, 2024 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: Online and In-Person - Yavapai College Prescott Campus, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Building 3, Room 205

This session will focus on cash flow management, an essential part of business ownership and long term business success. Ensure you know how to keep cash flowing through your business.


Event Fee: No cost - coffee and pastries will be served

Sponsored By: PNC

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Understanding Arizona’s Paid Sick Time Law

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Date/Time: Wednesday September 11, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Building 3, Room

In this session, we will discuss Arizona's Paid Sick Time laws.

Event Fee: TBD

Presented by: YC SBDC and SCORE of Northern Arizona

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Alumni Small Business Summit

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Date/Time: Thursday, September 19th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Building 19, Room 147

Sessions will include an Alumni Business Owner panel featuring local YC Alumni business owners who will share stories from the trenches and answer questions about their personal journeys in business ownership.

Light refreshments will be provided


Event Fee: No cost

Sponsored By: TBD

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Employment Laws from Hiring to Firing

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Date/Time: Wednesday, October 23, 2024 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Location: Yavapai College Prescott Campus Building 3, Room 119

In this workshop, we will review Arizona's Employment Laws.

Event Fee: TBD

Presented by: YC SBDC and SCORE of Northern Arizona