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CEDF Business Education Fall Schedule Of Activities

by Nancy Gray on August 7, 2014

Basic Business Finance Workshops

Consists of 2 workshops

1. Learn How To Setup Your Business Finances & Analyze The Financial Health of Your Business          In this workshop you will learn the importance of good record keeping, what a balance sheet is, a profit and loss statement, plus how to read and analyze these reports and so much more. (2 night workshop) (Cost $30 separately)

2.   QuickBooks Pro 2014 for Beginners          Enroll in the QuickBooks Pro 2014 and receive the software and hands-on instruction on how to use it.You will learn how to set up your company, pay bills, write checks, receive payments, make deposits, reconcile statements, run reports and much more. Software available in Windows and MAC. You cannot take QuickBooks without completing Business Finance workshop first.   (4 night workshop—Cost $210 separately)   Both Workshops  ONLY $189


Federal and State Tax Workshop       Cost Only $20 

In this 2 night workshop you will learn what you need to know about Federal and State taxes as it applies to business. This workshop is great for start ups and existing business. Avoid tax penalties, know what you need to comply with and most importantly learn how to make smart business decisions based on the tax benefits.



Fall Workshop Schedule


Connecticut IB Academy

857 Forbes Street



Business Finance                      Dates: 10/1 & 10/2

QuickBooks Pro 2014              Dates: 10/8, 10/9, 10/15, 10/16

All East Hartford Workshops sponsored by United Bank Foundation.



CEDF Business Education Center

965 East Main Street



BF 9/15 & 9/16

QB 9/22, 9/24, 9/29, 10/1


Federal and State

Tax Class                                  Dates: 10/28 & 10/29


Business Finance                      Dates: 11/3 & 11/4

QuickBooks Pro 2014Dates: 11/12, 11/17, 11/19, 11/24



The Solution Center

207 Route 32, North Franklin

6:30-9:00 pm


Federal and State Tax Workshop Dates: 10/20 & 10/21

Business Finance       Dates: 10/27 & 10/30

Business Finance Workshop Sponsored by The Savings Institute Bank and Trust

QuickBooks Pro 2014              Dates: 11/3, 11/4, 11/17, 11/18



The Ferguson Library

One Public Library Plaza



Business Finance                      Dates: 9/22 & 9/23

QuickBooks Pro 2014              Dates: 9/29, 10/1, 10/6, 10/8


Business Finance                      Dates: 11/12 & 11/13

QuickBooks Pro 2014              Dates: 11/17, 11/19, 11/24, 11/25


Workshops coming soon in Bridgeport and Waterbury 




Evening Presentation

Basic Marketing To Getting Business Results

Presented by Maria Miranda

10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

At CEDF Business Education Center

965 East Main Street, Meriden

Cost $80

Week 1     Identity Principals of Marketing!

Week 2      Learn how to establish your brand and message.

Week 3      Learn how to create a budget and measurements.

Week 4       Learn how to indentify the best medias and places where you get the best bang for your marketing dollars.

Sponsored by United Bank Foundation.


 Morning Presentation

Join… Touching Clients a local

expert authorized by Constant Contact and the CEDF Business Education Center

Friday, October 3, 2014

965 East Main Street Meriden

For A Morning of Social Media

Have you been thinking about marketing your business with social media, but you feel overwhelmed and not sure how to get started? Or maybe you’re not convinced that it works? This seminar will show you the value of using social media to reach your customers, how it can lead to new customers and how it drives repeat business from your current customers. We’ll take a look at the 5 most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest – and help you decide what is right for your business. We’ll also look at what comes next: how and what to post on social media.

8:30-9:00 Registration/Networking

9:00-10:15 Social Media 101

10:15-10:25 Break

10:30-12:00 Social Media 102

Contact: April Woodcock,  Touching Clients, LLC, 800-631-2217


 Register and pay online for all CEDF Workshops at



























Workshops Fill Up Fast.  Details on our website. Register and Enroll Today Online at Cost is only $189 for both workshops plus you will receive a copy of the 2014 QuickBooks Software for your business.  Now that is a sweet deal.

Classes begin on August 13th at The Ferguson Library, One Public Library Plaza Stamford. 6:30pm – 9:00pm