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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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Center Director: Charolette Harris

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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Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Tuesday, September 15, 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 TBD

Business Planning

Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This class will help you with how to set up and write a business plan
Speaker: Dr. Everette Gregory, Ohio SBDC Business Advisor


Friday, September 25, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This class will help you with all you need to know with regard to any certifications you will need with your business, as well as your procurement needs.
Speaker: Terrell Knight MBE Certification , SCOMSDC; Micheal Cervay & Rochell Thompson , Finance Manger / City purchasing agent ; Robert Bell CMHA; Stephon Ash , HUB Zone SBA; Tonny Griffin Procurement Tec Assistance center; Cathy Armstrong Ohio Department of Administrative Services; Rea Waldon ORV- WBC Women Certification

Business Planning

Tuesday, October 13, 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, Ohio SBDC District Director

Cash Flow Analysis & Management

Thursday, October 22, 2015 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Information on loan programs, an what you will need to qualify
Speaker: Andrew J. McCreanor, he is the CEO for Access Business Development & Finance, Inc.; Amy Tang LISC

Financial Analysis

Friday, October 23, 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.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
This class will help you with your social media and market research needs with regard to you business
Speaker: Luis Carlos Diaz, Market Research and Social Media Professional / Owner of Digital Nexus LLC
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