Upcoming Business Programs

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NaperLaunch Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Yu-Chen, founder of New Heights Partners, a breakthrough specialist for achieving new heights in performance, will present "Empowering Time Management". Contemporary life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands, which may cause people to be overwhelmed. Please join us to discover simple solutions. Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Small Business Workshop: The Costs Of Doing Business (NIC)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Bob Cahill, certified public accountant and certified financial planner, will present the various cost aspects of organizing and operating a business. Topics will include start-up costs, materials, lease, employees and taxation.

SCORE Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Financial Literacy Workshop: Goals For Financial Success (NIC)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Presenters from The Foundation for Financial Education will discuss ways to invest, such as pursuing real estate and mortgage opportunities as well as social security benefit planning and other financial strategies.

NaperLaunch Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Elliot and Dawn Hershik, of Supporting Strategies and Quickbooks Experts, will present an introduction to the small business accounting software by Intuit, Quickbooks. Join us and learn about the advantages of using Quickbooks in your business and the simple steps to managing accounting records using Quickbooks. Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Lynda.com: Computer Security And Internet Safety (95th)

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
This lynda.com tutorial will teach business owners how to safeguard their computers and laptops, keep digital data secure and protect online privacy.

Understanding Common Core (NIC)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
New Common Core guidelines and objectives, as well as changes in standardized testing, has been fully implemented in the 2014-15 academic year for all grade levels. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing will also begin starting in the 2015-16 academic year. Learn how the new Common Core state and national standards along with new PARCC testing may affect the learning outcomes and goals that are expected of students in the classroom.

Financial Literacy Workshop: Estate Planning And Taxes (NIC)

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Presenters for The Foundation for Financial Education will show how to navigate demographics in a changing financial climate and how to leave a tax-free financial legacy even in uncertain times.