Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)

Upcoming NEDCO Events and Workshops - TEMPE


How to Raise Capital to Start or Expand Your Business

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Developing a Business Plan

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
5:30 pm7:00 pm

Client Attraction Mastery: Find Hidden Income in your Business

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 pm9:00 pm

Implementing Project Management into your Business

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

How to Write Customer Focused Vision and Mission Statements

Thursday, May 30, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

Instagram for Business Success

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:00 am1:00 pm

Increase Your Revenue by Doing the One Thing Most Small Businesses Fail To Do

Thursday, June 6, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

The majority of small businesses fail spectacularly at one key marketing strategy. And if fixed, theyd blow the competition away. Its not social media, websites, SEO, emails or texts. Its follow-up. Most small businesses let 80% of their leads fall through the cracks by failing at follow-up. At this workshop, were going to fix that!

Client Attraction Mastery: Find Hidden Income in your Business

Saturday, June 8, 2019
10:00 am2:00 pm

Business Financial Statements

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
6:00 pm7:30 pm

Business Banking 101

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Business owners will learn in detail different banking products and services that are available to them. The discussion will focus on the importance of financial planning to better position their companies for long term financial stability.

Taller de Presupuesto

Thursday, June 13, 2019
10:00 am12:30 pm

Aprenda como mantener su presupuesto, pagar deudas y ahorrar dinero.

Creating Your Strategic Plan - The Essentials of Strategic Planning

Thursday, June 13, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

How to Negotiate Contracts

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

What are the Hot Franchise Opportunities?

Thursday, June 20, 2019
11:00 am12:00 pm

By the time a franchise concept is a household name, it's too late to get in on the ground floor. Ever wondered how you can find the hot new franchise concepts and get in before others have even heard of it? There are specific macroeconomic and industry structures that create environments ripe for franchise concepts to explore. Learn them here!

Protect My Business, Protect Me - Business Insurance 101

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

You need insurance. How much insurance and what kind varies. As your business changes and grows, so will your insurance needs. What do you need to protect - you, your stuff, and the other guy. This workshop will discuss how to find an agent that you like and trust, and describe the various types of insurance you should consider.

Business Financial Statements

Thursday, June 27, 2019
10:00 am11:30 am

In this workshop, business owners will learn the three most important financial documents: balance sheets, profit, and loss statements, and cash flow reports. At the end of the workshop, business owners will be able to prepare or work with a
professional to prepare these documents for their businesses.

How to Deploy and Implement your Strategic Plan

Thursday, June 27, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

This course is designed to teach you to deploy and implement a strategic plan. We will provide you with the necessary tools to accomplish this. Our goal is to transform you into an expert strategic planner and give you the opportunity to earn your credentials as a certified strategic planner.

How businesses Obtain Credit

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
6:00 pm7:30 pm

In this workshop, business owners will learn the value of creditworthiness and how to maintain a good business credit score. They'll also discover the documents necessary to make a successful application for a business loan.

Network for Creatives

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Networking can be awkward, but it doesn't have to be, learn how to make connections that can further your artist career. Join Phoenix Art Museum's Giovana Aviles as she helps with tips on how to network to make genuine connections.

Lunch and Learn with the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
11:30 am1:00 pm

Are you a VETERAN who is interested in starting a business? Wondering where to turn for help? Come visit the Veterans Business Outreach Center for a complimentary lunch and learn to meet local resources who will help you at no cost to you!

Mesa Veterans Resource Center
165 N. Centennial Way

Developing a Business Plan

Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:30 am11:00 am

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, business owners will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

Tempe Bric Library
3500 S Rural Rd Suite 202
Tempe, AZ 85282

Free to attend!

How Businesses Use Credit

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
2:00 pm4:30 pm

Join BBVA and A New Leaf NEDCO as we talk about how businesses obtain credit.

In this workshop, business owners will learn the types of credit available to a small business owner such as lines of credit, credit cards, and term loans, as well financing options from the Small Business Administration.

Using Financial Statements as Business Tools to Drive Your business to New Levels

Thursday, August 15, 2019
11:00 am2:00 pm

As a small business, you need to learn how to use basic financial statements - and it isnt difficult and it isnt rocket science! Financial statements "show you the money!" They show you where your business's money came from, where it went, and where it is now. This workshop is designed to help you use your financial statements as business tools.

Before Quickbooks What You Need to Know to Effectively Manage Your Money!

Thursday, August 22, 2019
11:00 am2:00 pm

For a small business, it is critical to understand how to effectively manage the aspects of income and expenses. As a business owner, the pain starts when you dont have a way of managing them. This workshop is designed to help you to take a step back and understand the pain points of your business finances.

Business Banking Services

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

In this workshop, business owners will learn about the variety of banking services and products available, especially for small businesses. At the end of the workshop, business owners will be able to identify the services their businesses need and build a relationship with a financial institution that meets those needs.

Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

This workshop will give the business owner a solid idea of the use and set up of QuickBooks online, including a comparison of different versions, setting up a company file, setting up and using bank feeds, setting up users, navigation, and an overview of transactions and reporting.

How to Start a New Business

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm

There are few things as exciting as starting your own business, but is Arizona the place to do it?

Fast Company has ranked Arizona #1 in the nation for entrepreneurial activity; our state leads the country in projected job growth according to Forbes; and Chief Executive recently included Arizona on its Top 10 States for Business list.

Snell & Wilmer Partner Brian J. Burt will discuss issues related to starting a new business and share lessons learned personally and from clients’ entrepreneurial experiences.

Topics for this workshop will include:
- Creating a business plan (i.e., how do you make money?)
- Protecting your personal assets by forming a company
- Selecting the right form of entity and creating a company
- Start-up funding
- What it means to have partners and how to bring them in
- Basic agreements every new business should have
- Developing and protecting your brand
- Building your advisory team

Developing a Business Plan

Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00 am11:30 am

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, business owners will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

Create a Smart QuickBooks Chart of Accounts

Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm

Many companies never set aside the time, or they dont know how to design a smart QuickBooks Chart of Accounts. This workshop is designed to help you decide how to organize your financial information by defining specific, clearly-labeled accounts that reflected your current business operations.