Spokane Journal of Business

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Week of May 21 – May 27

The North Idaho Small Business Development Center will hold Managing People & Operations 8-11:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, at the North Idaho College campus Hedlund Building, 420 N. College Drive, in Coeur d’Alene. Attendees will learn how to hire and retain excellent employees, the key processes that comprise business operations, and tips to improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency. Registration is $29. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2ImXy4N.

Week of May 28 – June 3

Score Spokane will hold Sell Without Selling -- Direct Sales Success 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside. Ian Riley, CEO and founder of Oz Fitness, and Mike Ulrick, president of Motor Works Engines Inc., will share their experiences and tips on sales techniques. An optional Q&A will take place after the event until noon. Cost is $30. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2wj1Cye.

 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold Give Yourself A Raise 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at the North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Attendees will learn how to take hold of their financial situation through key principles for success in budgeting and avoiding financial crises, as well as establishing practical financial goals and recognizing predators. The workshop is free. For more information or to register visit https://bit.ly/2IsmdoH.

 

Spokane Young Professionals will hold SYP at Boombox Pizza 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Boombox Pizza, 221 N. Division. The event will focus on networking. Tickets are $5 for members, $10 for others; ticket includes snacks, beer, and wine. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2IliSI7.

 

The North Idaho Small Business Development Center will hold Financial Management for Profit 8-11:30 a.m. Friday, June 1, at North Idaho College’s Hedlund Building, 420 N. College Drive, in Coeur d’Alene. The workshop will provide an overview of essential financial statements and how to use them to make wise business decisions. Registration is $29. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2ruZCNX.

 

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce will hold Women Creating Success Conference 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway. Keynote speaker Heidi Scott, director of operations and learning strategy at Gonzaga University, will discuss work and life balance in day-to-day interactions with family, friends, and co-workers. The conference will include workshops titled “Emotional Intelligence = Self Mastery,” “Entrepreneurs: How We Did It,” “Fact & Fiction for Women in the Workplace,” and “Great Leadership Traits Make the World Rock.” Registration, which includes lunch, is $79 for members, $99 for others. For more information or to register, call 208.415.0111 or visit https://bit.ly/2FXAuUV.

Week of May 28 – June 3

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone. A collaborative workshop, the event aims to help attendees create a supportive work environment, develop high-quality communication, and shape an organization’s culture to enhance its team’s experience. Cost to attend is $550. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2wou2qD.

 

Associated Industries will hold The Power of Recognition 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Associated Industries training room, 1206 N. Lincoln. Attendees will discuss the power of positive feedback, practice of the four components of meaningful recognition, and learn how to incorporate recognition into their routine. Registration is $75 for members, $150 for others. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2rtXqGs.

 

Score Spokane will hold Franchising 101 with FranNet 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Score Spokane training room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Discussion will include why people buy franchises and who is best suited for franchise ownership, current trends in franchising, how to properly finance a franchise, and more. Registration is $25. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2rvFQlh.

 

Startup Spokane will hold Lunch and Learn: Common Issues Facing Startups noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. This is a free event. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2rt4Ryq.

 

Startup Spokane will hold Common Legal Issues Facing Startups noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. This is a free event. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2I7gm4O.

 

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold Homebuying 101 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom. Attendees will learn about factors to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy, how to find the right home, what happens between making an offer and closing, and what being a homeowner really means. The workshop is free. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/2I4ShLP.

May 26, 2018

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