Iowa Small Business Development Center at Northeast Iowa Community College


Jay Wickham, Regional Director
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563-588-3350
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563-588-8033

wickhamja@nicc.edu

Schmid Innovation Center 900 Jackson St, Suite 110 Dubuque, IA 52001

Hosted by:

Dr. Jeff Manternach and Mark Lewis

Client Success Story: Key City Vision Center, Dubuque

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at Northeast Iowa Community College helped Dr. Jeff Manternach and Mark Lewis obtain financing and set up their full service vision center by helping them develop a business plan and cash flows, plus provide...Read more >>

Bill Wiezorek and Arnie Bruggeman, Owners

Client Success Story: Bruggeman Lumber Inc., Hopkinton

The Iowa Small Business Development Center helped the owners of Bruggeman Lumber find new sources of financing so they could restructure the company’s loans to improve its cash flow, plus provided additional, specialized counseling to get the c...Read more >>

Gina Blean and Kelly Heysinger, Owners

Client Success Story: Unified Therapy Services, Inc., Dubuque

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at Northeast Iowa Community College helped Kelly Heysinger and Gina Blean extensively over several years to start and grow their pediatric outpatient therapy business into the successful company it is today....Read more >>

About the Center

The SBDC center was opened in the early part of 1985 through the efforts of a tri-college group who worked together and in partnership with the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce, to address the need for entrepreneurial training and assistance. In October 2005 the SBDC in Northeast Iowa officially changed host institutions to the Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar. The SBDC center remains physically located in downtown Dubuque where it is more accessible to the Northeast Iowa business community. It serves entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Allamakee, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque and Winneshiek counties.

Workshop Calendar

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Southeastern Community College Keokuk (map)
Free two hour workshop will help you analyze your business idea and cover what you need to know to launch your business. Learn how to create a business plan, do market research, prepare for a bank loan, types of legal organization, record keeping and taxes, and marketing ideas. Registration is required. Call 319-208-5375 to register.
Southeastern Community College Mt. Pleasant (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119. This is part one of a three part series.
Southeastern Community College Mt. Pleasant (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119. This is second part of a three part series.
Southeastern Community College Mt. Pleasant (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119. This is 3rd class of three part series.
Southeastern Community College Keokuk (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119.
Southeastern Community College Mt. Pleasant (map)
Free two hour workshop will help you analyze your business idea and cover what you need to know to launch your business. Learn to create a business plan, conduct market research, prepare for a bank loan, legal organization for the business, record keeping and taxes, and marketing ideas. Registration is required. Call 319-208-5375 to register.
Southeastern Community College Keokuk (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119.
Southeastern Community College Keokuk (map)
If you are a new user to QuickBooks Pro (R) this hands-on seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and out including sales, paying bills, and tracking expenses. Finally learn how to reconcile the bank account and generate reports to manage the business. Book included in fee. Please register at 319-208-5375. Course fee is $119.

Director's Corner

Congratulations to Ken’s Electric Inc. of Oelwein, which was named Northeast Iowa Small Business of the Year at an award event held at the Northeast Iowa Community College's Peosta Campus on June 18, 2013. The Northeast Iowa SBDC and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) jointly present this annual business award. For more information on the company and event, click on this article from KWWL.com or the NICC Campus Cruiser article.

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