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

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

Jul
16
Tue
2019
LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business – July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business - July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Tailored to people starting out with LinkedIn or Twitter for business this workshop will cover how to manage these sites for personal or business use. A hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. 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
17
Wed
2019
Google Small Business Summer School @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Google Small Business Summer School @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center

Learn how your business can get a head start on the holiday shopping season and get geared up for a successful 2nd half of the year. You will learn: best practices for standing out online with Google My Business and on Google searches and how to us

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Planning for Business Success – July 18th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Planning for Business Success - July 18th 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.

Jul
23
Tue
2019
Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business – July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business - July 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Tailored to people starting out with Instagram or Pinterest for business this workshop will cover how to manage these sites for personal or business use. A hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. 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
25
Thu
2019
Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho? July 25th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho? July 25th 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

This workshop gives an overview of what it takes to be a business owner and will help you perform a feasibility analysis of your business idea. Learn about the new business registration process and regulatory issues, as well as an overview of federal and state tax responsibilities.