February 2, 2014 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Tuesday

Budgeting using QuickBooks - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a hands-on class on managing your business finances using Quickbooks. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit http://northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. $49.

My Life, My Money: Organize Your Finances – A workshop on developing a bill-paying system, keeping records and savings. Presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Spokane Public Library. 6 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. To register or for more information call (509) 755-3980. Free.

Wednesday

Defining the Dynamic Leader Within - Greater Spokane Incorporated presents this BizStreet program. Nicole Sherman, senior vice president of retail administration at Columbia Bank, will speak on leadership and employee engagement. 8 to 11 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $30/GSI members; $50/nonmembers. For more information or reservations, visit events.greaterspokane.org or (509) 321-3632.

How to Start A New Business - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop on successfully starting a new business, which will include information on legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For more information, visit www.scorespokane.org. $40/advanced; $50/at the door; $15/per additional person from same company.

Growth through Exporting - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a workshop on selling products and services internationally. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit http://northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. Registration is required. $10.

Ideas that Empower Your Workforce – Hosted by Vision Speaks Toastmasters. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Inland Lighthouse for the Blind, 6405 N. Addison St. For more information, email nsshively@comcast.net or visit www.tmd9.org/Toastmasters Week.html.

Digital Marketing to Grow Your Business - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a workshop on creating content and increasing traffic to your website. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit http://northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. $49.

Thursday

Leadership Training: Conflict Resolution - Hosted by Evergreen Toastmasters. 5:30 to 7:30 a.m., Paulson Building, 421 W. Riverside Ave., Room 805. For more information, email djmoorerealtime@comcast.net or visit www.tmd9.org/ ToastmastersWeek.html.

“Brand Storytelling: How to Captivate and Transform Your Audience With Great Stories” - The Spokane Regional MarCom Association will host speaker Lisa Gerber of Big Leap Creative. 7 to 11 a.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Register at www.spokanemarcom.org. $20/members; $30/nonmembers; $5/student members; $15/student nonmembers.

Team Dynamics: Leading and Working in the Team Environment - Hosted by Zag Dining Toastmasters. 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Gonzaga University WA/CAL Room, 710 E. Desmet Ave. For more information, email kelly.keller@sodexo.com or visit www.tmd9.org/Toastmasters Week.html.

Friday

Marketing Strategy for Profit - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a class on understanding your customer base and what they are willing to pay a premium for. 8:30 a.m. to noon, 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit http://northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. $39.

Conventions

American Legion Department of Washington Midwinter Meeting – Today, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 250 attendees.

Spokane National Boat Show – Today-Saturday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 8,000 attendees.


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