Local Workshops

Spring 2015 Workshops

 

 

Workshops held at Business Resource Center, Kingston, NY

For registration information:

On web: SUNY Ulster Continuing Education Registration
Or call: 845-339-2025

 

Veterans are welcome to attend our workshops

as SCORE guests at no cost.

Registration is required.

 

The Why and How of Writing a Business Plan

SCORE mentors are business professionals and have a wide range of experience in many business fields.

The workshop will focus on:

  • The need for a business plan
  • Issues confronting the aspiring entrepreneur
  • Why do a business plan?
  • Lets’ talk Mission Statements
  • What is needed to develop a long and short term focused plan
  • How a business is structured
  • What kind of a business do I want?

Tue, May 12 6 - 8 pm
1 session $20
DCB 941-08 • BRC

 

Alternative Funding

Eric Egeland is President and CEO of Capacity Business Consulting, a business consulting firm located in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Banks, sharks, friends, grants, government loans, credit cards? Where is money available to start a  business?

Learn answers to this question today. The workshop will focus on:

  • Where to get funding and what is needed to prove to get it?
  • What are the ten specific areas that investors need to know are covered before they will take you seriously?
  • What  ADDITIONAL  information  do  banks want?
  • How crucial is it to be prepared before approaching ANYONE for funding, and what can happen if you aren’t?
  • How  do  sharks  (angel  investors)  think  and when and how do they invest?
  • What is “hard money” and “venture capital”?
  • What’s the difference between debt and equity money?
  • How to determine the value of a new business and negotiate with sharks

Tue, May 26 • 6 - 8 pm
1 session • $20
DCB118-03 • BRC

 

Constant Contact – Campaigns That Drive Action: Feedback and Surveys

Julie M. Kane.  Julie Kane brings strategic consulting to small businesses in the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley, offering business assessment and planning for growth, business owner mentoring, and marketing guidance.  She is a Constant Contact Solution Provider and Authorized Local Expert. 

Attendees will learn:

  • The importance of listening and how to set survey objectives.
  • How to develop good questions  and  understand how long is enough.
  • Three different considerations for when to survey and how to think about which parts of your audience to survey.
  • What to do with the results once gathered.

Wed, Jun 10 • 6 -8 pm
1 session • $20

DCB 636-02 • BRC

To register on line: "SUNY Ulster Continuing Education Registration", Select "Click here" to go to "Course Selection" and enter "636" into the "Course Number" box, Click "Find Course", then click "Select" and "Register".

How to Increase Business Leads & Sales with a Company Blog

Workshop leaders, Etela Ivkovic, General Manager at DragonSearch, and Ralph Legnini, a Search Engine Optimization Specialist.

If you don’t have a company blog as part of your website you should! Businesses large and small see tremendous success revolving around their organization’s blog. You will learn:

  • How  to  use  a  blog  to  position  a  company ahead of their competitors
  • How a blog can drive traffic to a website
  • How to enable customers to discover a busi- ness through a blog
  • Tailor a blog for a specific type of business
  • How research identifies the best topics to write about
  • How to write blog posts – length, format, images copywriting best practices for blogging
  • Using  coordinated  social  media  to  promote blog posts

Thu, Jun 25 • 6 - 8:30pm
1 session • $20

DCB643-01 • BRC

To register on line: "SUNY Ulster Continuing Education Registration", Select "Click here" to go to "Course Selection" and enter "643" into the "Course Number" box, Click "Find Course", then click "Select" and "Register".

 

 

 

Veterans are welcome to attend our workshops

as SCORE guests at no cost.

Registration is required.

For registration information:

On web: SUNY Ulster Continuing Education Registration
Or call: 845-339-2025

 
Workshops held at Ulster BOCES, Port Ewen, NY
 
To register for BOCES courses call: 845-331-5050

Online registration: Ulster BOCES Course Search at www.ulsterboces.org.
 
Starting a Business
This workshop will be led by SCORE counselors.
Our counselors are business professionals and
have a range of experience in many business fields.
This workshop will focus on;
• Agenda will include the 20 questions to ask yourself before starting a business
• We will present issues confronting the aspiring entrepreneur.
• Focus on the elements of business in Ulster County
• Financial resources
• What kind of business do I want?
• What products and services will my business provide?
BU143-0520CT
Wed. May 20, 6 - 9 PM
Career & Technical Center, Port Ewen
Tuition = $20
 
 
Let’s Write a Business Plan Together
Workshop will be led by SCORE counselors.
Our counselors are business professionals and
have a range of experience in many business fields.
This workshop will focus on putting the pieces
of a Business Plan together
• How it can be used as a tool
• Current and future business planning
• Description of your business
• Market analysis
• Competition
• HR, financial needs
• Develop a summary for you to use in your own business plan
BU144-0617CT
Wed. June 17, 6 - 9 PM
Career & Technical Center, Port Ewen
Tuition = $20
 
To register for BOCES courses call: 845-331-5050
Online registration: Ulster BOCES Course Search at www.ulsterboces.org.

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