One of our favorite local experts on business (particularly business in Russia), Nikolay Safonov, is part of a group providing FREE business management skills training in Sarasota. The subjects of each training session are listed below. For more information and to register, follow the link for the session in which you are interested:
The location of each session is the Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, in Sarasota (just east of I-75). Business owners and managers form the target audience.
The group’s goals are as follows: Our members benefit from sharing their business expertise, and getting an access to group intelligence. We improve business productivity through building a set of mandatory skills like communication, financial analysis and business planning. During our sessions we review real life cases and brainstorm solutions for each of them.
|Jan. 11||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Word Processor)
Using Word for your marketing needs.
Flyers, Brochures, Catalogues, Mass mailing.
Basics of Auto-formatting, styles and auto content.
|Jan. 18||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Word Processor II)
Using Word for complex documents.
TOC, indexes, bibliography, footnotes.
Headers and footers, embedded files
|11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Spreadsheets)
Loans and assets amortization
|Feb. 1||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Spreadsheets II)
Lists, data bases, sales reports
|Feb. 8||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Presentations)
Themes, transitions, branching.
Producing video presentation
|Feb. 15||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Webcast)
Preparing your webinar
When you are on the air
|11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Website Development)
SharePoint Designer, WordPress and others
Site structure, navigation, links and buttons
Hosting, domain, e-mails
|March 1||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Accounting)
Quicken, QuickBooks and others
Your CPA’s role
Integration with Outlook or ACT!
Splashing data to MS Excel.
|March 8||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (CRM)
Outlook Business Contact Manager
Communication with customers
|March 15||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Sales Management)
Marketing Campaigns ROI
Sales People performance Evaluation
|March 22||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Productivity Software (Project Management)
MS Project, Primavera and others
Scheduling, resources allocation, budgeting
Reports, Tracking performance
|March 29||11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Theme of choice|