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Union Institute & University - satellite of SBDC at the Greater Cincinnati Urban League
Union Institute & University

Phone: Phone: 513-487-1155
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District Director: Karla Boldery

Comprehensive business management and education services.
Free, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling and low- or no-cost training.

  • Strategic Planning
  • eCounseling
  • Technical Assistance
  • Quality-Based Assessments
  • Information about Federal, State and Local Programs
  • Loan Packaging Assistance

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On Demand, available until March 09
Are you a women-owned business? Do you have a product or service with measurable impact and potential for commercialization? Do you fill a need in the marketplace? Get your business plan ready! This could be your opportunity to win some cash and be featured at a national level. Register Today to receive more details on this challenge.

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Payroll responsibilities (Federal, State, & Local Taxes, Workers Compensation) How to hire employees for the first time Employees (W2) vs. Independent Contractors (1099) Offering employee benefits through your company (Health Insurance, 401K)
Speaker: Paycor Gidgett Howard | Major Market Payroll Consultant

Tax Planning

Friday, March 13, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
This class will help you understand taxes for small businesses and maximize your deductions! (spanish)
Speaker: Gina Pinto Williams - Liberty Tax

Business Planning

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This class will help you with starting and writing your business plan, you will need a 2 gig flash drive for this class
Speaker: Dr Everette Gregory , Business Adviser Ohio SBDC , Ayanna Terry Business Advser Ohio SBDC

Business Start-Up

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Have you ever thought of owning your own business? Are you cut to be an entrepreneur? Have you figured out the steps to starting your own business? This seminar will help you out with some of the basic information you need to start-up your own business!
Speaker: Karla Boldery , MBI ,CBA District Director of Ohio Small Business

Financial Analysis

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This class will help you with your basic financial statements that you will need with regard to starting your business.
Speaker: Alex Alvarez ,Certified Public Accountant: 34 years in business and tax services:founder of Business Management Services, LLC.


Friday, April 24, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Small Business Development Series - Session One (" The Resources Network " ) is designed to introduce small business owners and future entrepreneurs to available resources on the local, state, and federal levels. This seminar will be presented by professionals in the banking, business development assistance, franchising opportunities, and procurement industries. Please register in advance as seating is limited.
Speaker: SBA Glenn Clevenger, HCDC Pat Longo,MBAC Charolette Harris;GCMI Trcey Hayes; FranNet Todd Pfister: Bad Girl Venture; SCORE Jim Stahly; Ohio SBDC District Director Karla Boldery
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