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The Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network is your resource for expert business advice and guidance in all areas of business management, including pre-venture feasibility, business plan development, marketing, record keeping, financial and human resource management, operations management, and access to capital (loans & investors), as well as specialized areas such as international trade and technical services. SBDC Counselors offer one-on-one confidential counseling at no charge to make sure you have the information you need to make the decisions that are right for you and your company. Small Business trainings are also offered at low to no cost. Conveniently located in 7 locations throughout Micronesia (Guam, Palau, Marshall Islands, Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae and CNMI), the SBDC offers a host of services designed to help start, sustain and/or grow your business, achieve higher profits and improve operations.


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Interested in starting and/or expanding your own business? The UOG Guam SBDC invites you to our upcoming small business trainings being offered during the New Year 2014! Save your seat and register today!


http://pisbdcn.ecenterdirect.com

For more information on how the Guam SBDC can help you contact us at 735-2590



"QuickBooks: Doing Payroll"

Friday, October 3rd (8:30am – 11:00am)

Presented by Fred Granillo, Business Counselor/ Training Program Coordinator

Fee: $50.00 per person

Location: UOG Guam SBDC Room #148 Leon Guerrero SBDC Building

SYNOPSIS: To gain an overview of payroll in QuickBooks, learn more about payroll setup, set up employee payroll information, set up payroll schedules, practice writing and printing a payroll check, learn how QuickBooks tracks your tax liabilities, practice paying payroll taxes.

**Registration and payment deadline 10/1/14


"How to Write a Business Plan"

Friday, October 10th (8:30am – 11:00am)

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $20.00 per person

Location: UOG Guam SBDC Room #148 Leon Guerrero SBDC Building

SYNOPSIS: This seminar will cover all of the elements to be included in a business plan, & explain with examples what is required in each section. The focus of the seminar will be the three M’s – Money, Management & Marketing. Participants will also be provided with a sample business plan, sources of industry research information, and introduced to online business planning tools that are accessible at any time through an internet-enabled PC.

**Registration and payment deadline 10/08/14


"How to Start a Farm Business on Guam"

Friday, October 31st (9:00am – 3:00pm)

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: $50.00 per person (Lunch is not included)

Location: UOG Guam SBDC Room #148 Leon Guerrero SBDC Building

SYNOPSIS: TBA

**Registration and payment deadline 10/29/14



TO REGISTER: Log onto http://pisbdcn.ecenterdirect.com

TO MAKE PAYMENT:
online log onto your eCenter account and click PAY NOW Cash, check (payable to University of Guam) & major credit cards (AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, and Diners Club & JCB) accepted.


For more information, please call the Guam SBDC at 735-2590.

DISCLAIMER:The Pacific Islands SBDC Network is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Requests for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. For arrangements, please contact Nicole Tesiro, P.O. Box 5014 Mangilao, Guam 96923, Tel: (671)735-2590, or Email nicole@pacificsbdc.com, Services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.

Events Calendar


“2014 Bank of Guam WIB Conference: Made Local. Go Global”

Friday, October 24th (8:00am – 4:00pm)

Presented by Douglas Smith, Assistant Director at the International Trade Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Fee: $50.00 per person
Location: Westin Resort Guam, Tumon
See Flyer Here

Registration and payment deadline Wednesday, 8/27/14**

Register Today!


"Introduction to Microcredit"

Saturday, October 4th (9:00am-12:00noon)

Presented by Denise Mendiola-Hertslet, Senior Business Counselor/WIB Program Coordinator

Fee: FREE OF CHARGE

Location: UOG Guam SBDC Room #148 Leon Guerrero SBDC Building

SYNOPSIS: This seminar explains the concept of micro credit – how and why it works. If you need to borrow from $100 up to $1,000 to start a micro business that will provide extra money for you and the family, then this is where you start. We briefly discuss the training required in personal finance, business planning and peer group development. And we explain the five keys to success of a micro credit institution: training, peer groups, revolving loans, mentoring and savings. This program is made available to Low and Moderate Income individuals.


**Registration deadline 10/2/14

Register Today!


"Profit Mastery"

Monday and Tuesday November 17th and 18th (8:00am – 5:00pm)

Presented by Steve LeFever, Chairman and Founder of Business Resource Services, Inc.

Fee: $60.00 per person (Includes materials, lunch, and refreshments)

Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#129

SYNOPSIS: Driving financial performance in your business — for many business owners it’s their Achilles heel. Business Resource Services, a Seattle-based financial performance company, has been successfully providing business owners, key managers, and those who advise them with the information and tools that can move attendees from Profit Mystery to Profit Mastery. Using case studies and a down-to-earth style — with just a bit of humor and a touch of motivation.

You will never look at your financial statements in the same way! Be sure to register early for this important workshop.

*Seating is limited to 30 people only


**Registration and payment deadline 11/13/14

See Flyer Here

Register Today!