Iowa Small Business Development Center at The University of Iowa

Paul Heath
Paul HeathRegional Director
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319-335-3742
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319-467-4550

paul-heath@uiowa.edu

IOWA Centers for Enterprise E114 BioVentures Center
2500 Crosspark Road
Coralville, IA   52241

Hosted by:

Brian Meyer, Owner

Client Success Story: SERVPRO®, Iowa City/Coralville and Ottumwa/Oskaloosa

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at the University of Iowa helped Brian Meyer with business valuation/pricing, financial projections and financial statements so he could purchase an existing SERVPRO® franchise. Brian Meyer grew up in ...Read more >>

Nic and Kelly Mercer, Owners

Client Success Story: Itsy Bitsy Boutique, North Liberty

Nic and Kelly Mercer took some educational training from the Iowa Small Business Development Center at the University of Iowa and then received additional assistance with their business plan and financial forecasting, which helped them obtain a line ...Read more >>

Chuck Dirks, President

Client Success Story: CQM Systems LLC, Coralville

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at The University of Iowa assisted Chuck Dirks extensively with his energy efficient water treatment and tube cleaning systems business and continues to help him grow his company. Charles (Chuck) Dirks gre...Read more >>

Kyle Larson, Owner

Client Success Story: Larson Tool and Machining, Inc., West Liberty

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at The University of Iowa helped Kyle Larson develop a business plan and procure financing to purchase the existing tool and die business he had managed for five years. Kyle Larson got his start in the too...Read more >>

Gianluca Baroncini, Owner/Chef, and Paul Heath, SBDC Director

Client Success Story: Baroncini Ristorante Italiano, Iowa City

With great advice and help in developing necessary financial projections and refining his business plan from the Iowa Small Business Development Center at the University of Iowa, Gianluca Baroncini was able to open his Italian restaurant in downtown ...Read more >>

Cody Gieselman and Steve Goetzelman, Owners

Client Success Story: 30th Century Bicycle, Iowa City

The Iowa Small Business Development Center at the University of Iowa gave Cody Gieselman and Steve Goetzelman good advice, assistance with their financials and marketing, and helped them develop their business plan so they could open their bicycle sa...Read more >>

About the Center

The SBDC center was established in 1981 as one of the four original centers in Iowa and serves businesses in Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Poweshiek and Washington counties. The University of Iowa center is part of the College of Business Administration and is part of the IOWA Centers for Enterprise. The School of Management provides the center with graduate students during the academic year who offer a wealth of knowledge and provide research, counseling and assistance on special projects.

Workshop Calendar

UI, BioVentures Center, 2500 Crosspark Rd, Coralville, IA (map)
UI BioVenture Lunch and Learn Series Introduction to Exporting and the Services available to get you started. Speaker:  Debbie Franklin, Iowa SBDC International Trade Center Register:  click HERE   Appointment times are available immediately following if you would like a one on one conversation.  Please contact Debbie directly at:  DebbieF@IAState.edu  
tbd, Northern Iowa (map)

International Traders of Iowa - NI/SM

Register:  HERE

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 Chuck Dirks of CQM Systems, LLC who was chosen as our 2012 Neal Smith Entrepreneur of the Year award winner. Read more about Chuck's success story here or in this press release.

FxRedux Solutions wins in 2012 Pappajohn Competition. Read more here.

Paul Heath is a Certified Business Advisor! Read more.

If you're looking for basic information on the following subjects, just click on one of the fact sheets below.
 
Accounting Fact Sheet
Grants Fact Sheet
Legal Structures Fact Sheet
Marketing Fact Sheet
Planning Fact Sheet