Start Smart

How to Start a Business 101 

Free | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class is held in person

June 20August 15

Jim Beckstrom

Jim, a communications graduate, brings over two decades of diverse experience, including hospital administration, business consulting, international projects with major institutions, and degrees in Business and Marketing. Now a consultant, he helps startups and local companies improve their business standing.

About the class:

Course on how to start a business. We will discuss business entry strategies, planning, ownership, financing, and more.

Address: 815 W 1250 S, Orem. 

•RSVP by replying to email.

If you have any questions, please call 801-863-8230 Monday-Friday 9-5.

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Online Marketing Fundamentals 

Free | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This class is held over Zoom.

June 12August 14

Join us as Dan Mennear, founder of DK Digital, makes the fundamentals of marketing easy to understand and implement while pinpointing exactly what will have the most profound impact on your business. You’ll be able to save time and money by strengthening your foundation and making sure customers can find you.

The internet can be used for business marketing purposes in a variety of ways. With all of the different possibilities out there, what are the main online marketing strategies a business should use? Where should we focus our time to see the biggest return on investment?

How to Attend a Webinar Class:

  • Register online for the class by clicking date button below.
  • Watch for an email reminder from the SBDC that has the Zoom link. This will be sent out either the day before or the day of class.
  • Log on by clicking the Zoom link provided in the email.

 Register at least two days prior to event to guarantee receiving the webinar link.

Urgent: New Business Mandate - The BOI

Urgent: New Business Mandate - The BOI

Free

This class is held over Zoom.

JUNE 12 | 6:00 PMJune 20 | 12:00 PM
Unlock the Latest Business Compliance Mystery and Stay Out of Jail: 

Join us for an enlightening webinar where Martin Howell, founder of CTA Express, will train on the mandatory BOI reporting required by the Corporate Transparency Act. With over 15 years of experience safeguarding small businesses from the pitfalls of non-compliance, Martin is a leading authority on the latest 2024 Department of Treasury regulation.

Learn proactive strategies to shield your business from severe penalties including possible imprisonment and stay ahead of the end-of-year rush. Don’t miss this opportunity to ensure your small business is prepared and protected.

 

How to Attend this Webinar Class:

• Register Online for the class by clicking the date button below

•Watch for an email reminder from the SBDC that has the Zoom link. This will be sent out either the day before or the day of class. Register at least two days prior to event to guarantee receiving the webinar link

•Log on by clicking the Zoom link provided in that email

If you have any questions about the Webinars, please call 801-863-8230 Monday-Friday 9-5.

 

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Facebook/Instagram Ads: Create and Manage Ads like a Pro!

Free | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This class is held over Zoom.

August 28

Join us as Dan Mennear, Founder of DK Digital, teaches how to use Facebook/Instagram ads that increase customer awareness, traffic to your website, and new happy customers. 

This training will be a deeper dive into the Facebook/Instagram ad platform and will help new or experienced business owners better understand how to use social media ads to increase customer activity.    

How to Attend this Webinar Class:

• Register Online for the class by clicking the date button below

•Watch for an email reminder from the SBDC that has the Zoom link. This will be sent out either the day before or the day of class. Register at least two days prior to event to guarantee receiving the webinar link

•Log on by clicking the Zoom link provided in that email

If you have any questions about the Webinars, please call 801-863-8230 Monday-Friday 9-5.

 

 
 
 
 
Business Essentials Training

Business Essentials Training Webinar

Free | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class is held over Zoom.

JUNE 13August 8

The 7 hats you wear as a business owner and what you need to focus on within each one. 

How to Attend this Webinar Class:

• Register Online for the class by clicking date button below

•Watch for an email reminder from the SBDC that has the Zoom link. This will be sent out either the day before or the day of class. Register at least two days prior to event to guarantee receiving the webinar link

•Log on by clicking the Zoom link provided in that email

If you have any questions about the Webinars, please call 801-863-8230 Monday-Friday 9-5.

Free Traffic

Driving Website Traffic for Free

Free | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This class is held over Zoom.

June 26

Join our comprehensive marketing training class focused on teaching you how to drive traffic to your website using free methods. This course is designed for individuals and businesses looking to increase their online presence without incurring additional costs.  We will cover many free strategies to increase website traffic and sales. Come find a strategy that works for you.  

How to Attend this Webinar Class:

• Register Online for the class by clicking the date button below

•Watch for an email reminder from the SBDC that has the Zoom link. This will be sent out either the day before or the day of class. Register at least two days prior to event to guarantee receiving the webinar link

•Log on by clicking the Zoom link provided in that email

If you have any questions about the Webinars, please call 801-863-8230 Monday-Friday 9-5.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Construction

Construction Estimating 101 for New Contractors 

$200 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class is held in person.

TBD

Dan Wallace

Dan has a 30-year career in construction management. As a project executive with Brown & Root and Heery International, he has had operations oversight of, both recourse and non-recourse contracts. His project types include Aviation, Medical, Commercial Occupancies, etc. His career covered multiple areas of the U.S.

About the Class:

"Construction Estimating 101 for New Contractors" is an essential course tailored specifically for burgeoning contractors eager to master the art of effective estimating and bidding in the competitive construction industry. This comprehensive class is designed to equip you with the fundamental tools and knowledge needed to accurately forecast project costs, understand material pricing, and navigate the nuances of labor rates. Our expert instructors, seasoned in the field of construction, will guide you through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical, real-world scenarios. This ensures a deep understanding of how to create competitive, yet profitable bids that stand out in the market.    

Tickets purchased through UVU athletics event center.

Address: UVU BRC 815 W 1250 S, Orem, UT

This class is hosted by the UVU Business Resource Center and the Small Business Development Center

•RSVP by replying to email.

 

 
 
 
 

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