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Overpaying or Under Insured-Guide to Finding the Right Mix of Commercial Insurance: Small Business Academy-Managing Business Operations & Keeping it Running Series

$50

with Kevin Foster

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

So many business people know insurance is important, but don’t know how to shop around.  Learn about why it’s important to have insurance, no matter how small your business and how to compare different types of coverages, companies, options and explore Liability, versus Commercial Property and Automotive, Workers Comp and more. There will be some hands-on work comparing options, so you can learn how to read, interpret and choose just the right policies at the right price for your business. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Does Your Legal Structure Still Fit Financially?: Small Business Academy-Managing Business Operations & Keeping it Running Series

$50

with Rudman & Winchell

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Regardless of your initial legal structure, now is the time to determine if it still fits the needs of your business.  Tax laws are constantly changing and the need for capital is always present, so it's crucial to evaluate which business structure offers you the advantages that will save money and help your business grow. Your goal is to maximize the flexibility of the ownership structure by considering your unique business and personal needs. Make up date, if needed. Is April 21, 2020.

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Am I a Leader or Manager: Small Business Academy-Human Resources & Leadership vs. Management Series

$50

with Terri Swanson

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

As a small business owner, these roles are often played by the same person.  How do you know which hat to wear? Join us for this session and learn how navigate between these two critical roles. Make up date, if needed.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Quickbooks for Beginners

$65

with Kitty Barbee

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This workshop focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks.  Classes will include both hands-on learning as well as instructor led training.  Laptops will be provided.

QuickBooks is recognized as the #1 accounting solution for small businesses to help with your invoicing, tracking sales and expenses, and handling your bookkeeping requirements for tax preparation.

 

This five-week workshop will help you better understand how to use and activate the key features found in QuickBooks so you can process payments faster, record sales and expenses transactions, and keep your accounting records up-to-date and accurate.  If you are a first-time user or just need hands-on help with your questions, this is the workshop for you.

Who should attend:

  • Any business owner wanting to implement a sound accounting tool for their business;
  • Anyone seeking to better understand the features and capabilities of QuickBooks.

Makeup class (if needed) 06/03/20.

 

Full Course

Ellsworth School Department Substitute Teacher Orientation Session 4

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Effective substitute teachers need to know how to access policies and procedures, facilities and lesson plans. They also need to understand the school culture and have a toolkit of instructional, classroom and behavior management strategies. This workshop addresses these topics for the Ellsworth Schools and will be followed up by a tour at each building.





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