The Business Development Program aims to instruct small business owners about fundamental business concepts while providing access and direction to informational resources. Small business owners, at any stage of development, can benefit from educational opportunities and awareness of all business network resources. This is where the Business Development Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.

Nevada Department of Business and Industry logo with "Growing business in Nevada" in quotes. Navigating today's business climate is difficult, and information is either scarce or diluted. As a response, the Nevada Department of Business and Industry created The Road Map to help small business owners at every stage of development. This interactive guide covers all business concepts and links small business owners to resources from helpful organizations across Nevada. We have developed classes based on the business topics in "The Road Map" to help businesses in their lifelong learning journey.

Our classes are:

  • Bilingual - English and Spanish
  • Centered on relevant business topics
  • Accessible in person and remotely
  • A nexus for additional business resources such as lending and in-person counseling

Join us for our Weekly Town Hall on Sept. 30, 2020 at 9 a.m.

Coping with COVID-19-Introducing the AngelINV Startup Competition
Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners

County Small Business Grant Program

Nevada Association of Counties logo

We understand the challenges many small businesses in our communities are currently facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, business closures and high unemployment. Eight counties across Nevada have partnered with Nevada Association of Counties to develop a grant program to support small businesses financially impacted by COVID-19. This grant program is being supported by Federal CARES Act Corona Virus Relief Funds. If your business is in Douglas, Elko, Lincoln, Lyon, Nye, Storey, Washoe or White Pine Counties, visit the small business stabilization grant program website for more information and qualifying criteria. 

THE PROGRAM WILL OPEN AT MIDNIGHT ON TUESDAY, SEPT. 8 BUSINESSES SHOULD SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. FUNDS WILL BE AWARDED BASED ON NEED AND ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

THE PROGRAM WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON TUESDAY, OCT. 6.
 

COVID-19 information and webinars

Extension is providing a variety of workshop webinars for small business owners on how to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning in April, Extension will be offering a statewide webinar class series, “Coping with COVID-19.” In addition to these workshops, every Wednesday, a Small Business Town Hall Forum will be offered statewide to encourage small business owners to virtually network and ask questions to instructors and practitioners on how to operate under these challenging times. Webinar classes and town halls will be offered in both English and Spanish. For more information and webinar schedule see classes below.

Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey

Nevada businesses are facing an unprecedented drop in revenue. To respond quickly to Nevada’s businesses during this health crisis, GOED has developed a survey to help obtain crucial information from businesses so we can respond quickly. Please take a few minutes to fill in this survey. Your input is necessary to support policy and decision-makers as we respond to the needs of our business community during this pandemic.

Small Business Administration logoSBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans
for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, the administration will issue under its own authority, as provided by
the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by
the President, an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration. Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at:
Disaster Loan Assistance
Applicants may also call the administration's Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955
or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on disaster assistance.

 

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Upcoming Classes

Event Date Location Time Detail/Registration Flyer
Entrepreneurship Webinar
The Funding Process: Existing vs. New Businesses
Sept. 25, 2020 Webinar 9 a.m.
El Viaje del Cliente:
Hasta el momento del compra
Temas
Sept. 25, 2020 Webinar 11:30 a.m.
Coping with COVID-19: September 30-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners-Introducing the AngelINV Startup Competition Sept. 30, 2020 Webinar 9 a.m. Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: September 30-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Tema de la semana: “Creando nuevos hábitos para mejorar la Calidad Sept. 30, 2020 Webinar 2 p.m. Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio (9/30/2020). Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
Creative Thinking: Making Time to Apply Oct. 2, 2020 Webinar 9 a.m.
Creando nuevos hábitos para mejorar la Calidad Oct. 2, 2020 Webinar 11:30 a.m.
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Past Classes

The past Business Development classes are listed below. If you interested in a different topic or want more information for a topic listed, please send us a comment in the form below.

Event Date Detail
Effective Facebook Ads March 27, 2020 Learn about the concepts and tools that will improve the results of your paid advertising.
Google My Business-English March 31, 2020 Discover the amazing digital tools that Google has to promote and organize your business.
Accidents & Lawsuits: Is Your Business Protected? April 10, 2020 Learn about legal structures and their requirements.
Préstamos y educación para pequeños negocios en época de crisis: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) April 13, 2020 En esta presentación hablaremos a detalle del préstamo Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) y brindaremos información acerca de ¿Cuáles son los requisitos para aplicar, cuál es el proceso y en qué situaciones se puede calificar para no tener que pagarlo? 
Modelo Canvas ¿Cómo entregar el valor de tu producto a tus clientes? April 14, 2020 Conoce las preguntas que debes hacerte al abrir tu negocio
Coping with COVID-19: April 15 Town Hall for Small Business Owners April 15, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants). There will be webinars in English (morning) and in Spanish (afternoon).
Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios April 15, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores). Habrá webinars en inglés (mañana) y en español (tarde)

Coping with COVID-19: April 22nd Town Hall for Small Business Owners

April 22, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants). There will be webinars in English (morning) and in Spanish (afternoon). 

Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios 4/22/20

April 22, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores). Habrá webinars en inglés (mañana) y en español (tarde)
Canvas Model: How to Deliver Value to your Customers April 24, 2020 Learn the Canvas Model as a method that allows organizations to create, deliver and capture value where you articulate different component parts of the business. Pivot and adapt your business for crisis.
Modelo Canvas Webinar para Pequeños Negocios. Adapta tu negocio durante la crisis April 24, 2020
  • Los nueve bloques esenciales para construir una estrategia de negocios exitosa
  • El Modelo Canvas, es un método que permite que una empresa , cree, presente y capture un valor donde puedes articular diferentes componentes de tu negocio
  • Adaptando tu negocio durante la crisis
Coping with COVID-19: April 29th Town Hall for Small Business Owners April 29, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants). There will be webinars in English (morning) and in Spanish (afternoon).
Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios 4/29/20 April 29, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores). Habrá webinars en inglés (mañana) y en español (tarde)
Effective Social Media Strategies: How to Promote Your Business during COVID-19 May 1, 2020

Smooth the transition from face-to-face business to online: During the Crisis and In the Long Term.

Learn when to use one social media platform over another: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Develop marketable, noteworthy promotion videos.

Estrategias efectivas para Redes Sociales: Como promover tu Negocio durante Covid-19 May 1, 2020

Realiza el cambio de comunicación en persona a una comunicación virtual durante la crisis y a largo plazo.

Aprende a elegir las redes sociales que más te convengan: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Desarrolla videos promocionales destacados y comerciables.

Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners - Self Care for Small Business Owners May 6, 2020 We will have our regular panelist from SBA and also talk about how to self care as a business owner, so you can take care of business
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios - Cuidando de ti mismo como Empresario. May 6, 2020 Vamos a tener a Saul Ramos para actualizarnos sobre los prestamos de SBA y vamos a hablar sobre la importancia y como cuidarte a ti mismo como Empresario. Aprende a cuidarte para poder cuidar del negocio.
Coping With COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners May 13, 2020 This week’s theme: Business Credit and Funding
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios May 13, 2020 Tema de la semana: Crédito y Préstamos para Negocios
Business Credit and Funding: How to Find and Manage Money during the Crisis May 15, 2020 Webinar Topics
  • Understanding your business and personal credit score
  • The five C’s on Business Credit Analysis
  • SBA Loans and other funding sources
  • Balancing cash flow priorities with vendors and clients
Coping With COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners: This week's theme is Reopening Procedures May 20, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Tema de la semana: Procedimientos para reapertura May 20, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19
Coping With COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall For Small Business Owners:This week's theme is PPP Loan Forgiveness May 27, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.  This week's theme is PPP Loan Forgiveness.
Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal.  Cada miércoles, pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio May 27, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVI
PPP Loan Forgiveness and COVID-19: Navigating Eligibility and Repayment May 29, 2020
  • Prestamos Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • The application and qualifications for loan forgiveness:
    • Payroll costs
    • Interest on Mortgages
    • Rent
    • Utilities
    • Recordkeeping
  • Rates of Reduction
  • Self-employed business qualifications
Perdón del Préstamo y COVID-19Webinar: Capacidad de Repago May 29, 2020
  • Prestamos Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  •  La aplicación y requisitos para el perdón del préstamo:
    • Costos de nómina
    • Intereses hipotecarios
    • Renta
    • Utilidades
    • Mantenimiento de registros
  • Tasas de reducción
  • Requisitos para negocios de trabajadores independientes
Coping With COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall For Small Business Owners. This Week's Theme is Score: Meet Your Free and Confidential Local Business Advisers June 3, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.  This week's theme is Score: Meet Your Free and Confidential Local Business Advisers
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios. Theme: Conoce los servicios gratuitos y confidenciales de tus consejeros de negocio locales. June 3, 2020

Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.

Theme: Conoce los servicios gratuitos y confidenciales de tus consejeros de negocio locales

Creating Your Reopening Strategy: Business Model Canvas and Further Development June 5, 2020
  • Analyze your cash situation
  • Use the Canvas Model to adjust your Business Model
  • Develop marketing strategies for your new customers
Creando tu plan reapertura y nuevo modelo de Negocios June 5, 2020
  • Análisis de tu flujo de caja
  • Usando el modelo Canvas para ajustar tu modelo de negocios
  • Estrategias de Marketing para tus nuevos clientes
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners June 10 Registration June 10, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19- June 10: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios June 10, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.
Cash Flow and Covid-19: Create Reports, plan and avoid problems June 12, 2020 An introduction to a Cash Flow Statement and how is related to the Income Statement.  We will go over the importance of keeping track of tax compliance expenses, deductible expenses and how it will affect your business profitability. Learn about the  importance of cash flow control for future profitability.
Flujo de Caja y Covid-19: Crea Reportes, proyecta y evita problemas June 12, 2020 Una introducción al reporte de Flujo de Caja y cómo está relacionado con el Estado de Resultados. Veremos la importancia de mantener organizados los gastos de taxes, los gastos deducibles y cómo afectan la rentabilidad del negocio. Aprende la importancia del control de flujo de caja para la rentabilidad futura.
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners June 17 Registration  -Business Finance - Bookkeeping and Debt Management During a Crisis June 17, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.

Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19-June 17: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Finanzas para Negocios

June 17, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.
Loan Forgiveness Application for PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) June 19, 2020

Prestamos Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
The application and qualifications for loan forgiveness:

  • Payroll costs
  • Interest on Mortgages
  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Recordkeeping
  • Rates of Reduction
  • Self-employed business qualifications
Aplicación para el Perdón del Préstamo PPP June 19, 2020 Prestamos Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

La aplicación y requisitos para el perdón del préstamo:

  • Costos de nómina
  • Intereses hipotecarios
  • Renta
  • Utilidades
  • Mantenimiento de registros
  • Tasas de reducción
  • Requisitos para negocios de trabajadores independientes
Effective Social Media Strategies June 23, 2020

How to Promote Your Business During COVID-19

Smooth the transition from face-to-face business to online:

  • During the crisis
  • In the long-term

Learn when to use one social media platform over another:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners June 24 Registration-Payroll/HR during COVID-19 June 24, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19-June 24: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Recursos Humanos durante el Covid-19 June 24, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.
Facebook para Negocios June 26, 2020
  • Introducción a Facebook. Historia y estadísticas
  • Creación de una fanpage
  • Explorar las configuraciones de una fanpage
  • Introducción al análisis de estadísticas
  • Facebook Ad Center - Ventajas y Desventajas de la publicidad pagada
  • Aprende estrategias para hacer crecer tu comunidad de seguidores
Coping With COVID-19: July 1-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners-SBDC Business Advisor Service July 1, 2020 Learning about the Nevada Small Business Development Center and its local Business Advisors
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 1-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocio July 1, 2020 Conociendo a Nevada Small Business Development Center y sus consejeros de negocios locales
Coping with COVID-19: July 8-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners. Learn about the Urban Chamber of Commerce July 8, 2020 Learn about the Urban Chamber of Commerce, its mission and resources.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 8-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocio. Urban Chamber, su misión y recursos July 8, 2020 Aprende sobre la Latin Chamber of Commerce, su misión y recursos durante la pandemia
Effective Sales, Operations and Taxes: July 10 July 10, 2020 Topics focused on the financial and operational organization of your business
  • How to plan for your taxes and keep you in compliance.
  • Plan, organize and supervise your internal procedures effectively
  • Sales techniques, market segmentation and how to match your product or service with your ideal client
  • Effective tools to measure your efforts and effectiveness
Estrategias de Ventas, Productividad E Impuestos: July 10 July 10, 2020

Enfocado a la organización financiera y operacional de tu empresa:

  • Cómo planificar tus taxes de conformidad con el IRS
  • Planear, organizar y supervisar los procesos internos de tu negocio de manera efectiva
  • Resolución de problemas dentro de tu negocio
  • Técnicas de venta: cómo relacionar tu producto o servicio con tu cliente ideal
  • Herramientas efectivas para medir tus esfuerzos y efectividad en ventas
Coping with COVID-19: July 15-Small Business' new challenges post COVID19 July 15, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 15-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Nuevos Retos para los Negocios Pequeños despues del COVID-19 July 15, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.  Tema de la semana: Nuevos Retos para los Negocios Pequeños despues del COVID-19
Learn about Bookkeeping Concepts and Software July 17, 2020 An introduction to Accounting definitions and principals such as assets, liabilities, equity, account types and categories. Learn about the importance of having a bookkeeping process and how it will help you to produce financial reports that you can rely on to make important business decisions:
  • Explain the bookkeeping process and IRS resources and requirements for business owners
  • Define assets, liability and owners equity and how they are all related
  • Learn about accounting principles, chart of accounts and types of accounts
  • Learn with a practical example about bookkeeping process and financial statements
  • Learn about advantages and limitations in using a bookkeeping software and how to choose
Aprende acerca de Bookkeeping y Software July 17, 2020 Una introducción a conceptos de contabilidad como bienes, responsabilidades, capital, tipos de cuentas y categorías. Descubre la importancia de tener un proceso de Bookkeeping y de cómo te ayuda a producir reportes financieros:
  • Explicar el proceso de Bookkeeping. Requerimientos y recursos del IRS para dueños de negocio
  • Definir bienes, responsabiidades, capital del propietario y cómo todos se relacionan:
  • Principios de contabilidad y tipos de cuentas
  • Ejemplos prácticos del proceso de Bookkeeping y de estados financieros
  • Conoce las ventajas y limitaciones al utilizar Software de Bookkeeping y cómo elegir uno para tu negocio
Coping with COVID-19: July 22-Website Best Practices July 22, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 22- Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios July 22, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.
Digital Marketing: Basic Concepts July 24, 2020 Introduction to the basic knowledge of social media marketing and it's importance for business development. To learn effectively some of the main digital marketing elements such as functions and applications. We review basic concepts that will help you to create a digital strategy for your business.
  • Understand what is Digital Marketing and why is it important for growing your business
  • Learn the three main concepts of social media: traffic, conversion and retention
  • Understand why these concepts are essential on building a social media strategy
  • Identify good and bad social media campaigns through different examples
  • Learn how to build relationships with customers using different social media channels
  • Create a Social media Week Plan
Marketing Digital: Conceptos Básicos July 24, 2020 Introducción a los conceptos básicos de marketing de redes sociales y su importancia para el desarrollo de tu negocio. Aprende de manera efectiva los elementos principales del marketing digital, funciones y aplicaciones. Revisaremos conceptos básicos que te ayudarán a crear una estrategia de marketing para tu negocio:
  • Comprende qué es Marketing Digital y por qué es importante para crecer tu negocio
  • Aprende los tres pincipales conceptos de redes sociales: tráfico, conversión y retención
  • ¿Por qué estos tres conceptos son esenciales para construir tu estrategia en redes sociales?
  • Identifica buenas y malas campañas en redes sociales
  • Aprende a construir una relación con tus clientes utilizando diferentes canales
  • Crea tu plan semanal para redes sociales
Coping with COVID-19: July 29-Market Research July 29, 2020 Coping with COVID-19:July 29-Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 29-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de  Pequeños Negocios July 29, 2020 Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 29-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios.
 Market Research Webinar: Using Data   to  Grow your Small Business July 31, 2020

Market Research: Using data to grown your small business

  • How to conduct research for any industry
  • Finding, using, and maintaining data
  • Who to contact for data and research help                         

                 Extension

                 Nevada Grow

                 University Libraries

  • How to navigate demographic and economic reports
  • Guerrilla research
  • The Pros and Cons of Data
Investigación de Mercado
Webinar: July 31-Utilizando Estadísticas para Crecer tu Negocio
July 31, 2020

Investigación de Mercado Webinar: Utilizando Estadísticas para Crecer tu Negocio

  • Cómo conducir una investigación para cualquier industria
  • Encontrar, utilizar y mantener datos estadísticos
  • A quién contactar para ayuda con datos estadísticos e investi-gación
Coping with COVID-19: Aug 5-Getting to Know the Nevada Business Opportunity Fund Aug. 5, 2020 Coping with COVID-19: Aug. 5th, Every Wednesday, ask practitioners questions and network with other business owners.  This week's theme is Nevada Business Opportunity Fund
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Aug 5-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios Aug. 5, 2020 Cada miércoles, pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Tema de la semana: Nevada Business Opportunity Fund.
Business Entities and Taxes: How to Create Your Business Aug. 7, 2020 Learn how to start a business or a legal entity in NV.
  • Learn about the different tax structures at the federal level.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages and taxes that apply for each entity
  • Tax compliance tips and important dates
Entidades Comerciales e Impuestos Aug. 7, 2020 Entidades de Negocio e Impuestos
Webinar: Conceptos básicos de como crear su entidad en Nevada
  • Aprende sobre el proceso de crear una entidad en Nevada
  • Las diferentes estructuras de Impuestos a nivel Federal
  • Ventajas y Desventajas de cada estructura legal
  • Cuales son los impuestos que afectan mi negocio.
Coping with COVID-19: Aug 12-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners This week's theme is City of North Las Vegas Aug. 12, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Aug 12-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios  Tema de la semana: City of North Las Vegas Aug. 12, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
Live Streaming for Business Aug. 14, 2020 Live streaming should be an important part of your marketing plan. Live Videos are opening up a new world of customer interaction. In this workshop will be focused on why you must use live video to transform your business. Also, will provide you with tips to create them effectively.
  • Learn the importance of live streaming for your business
  • How and when your business needs to use live
  • Create a script prior to go live
  • Types of live streaming
  • Learn useful tips to go live effectively: light, connectivity, sound
Live Streaming para Negocios Aug. 14, 2020 Live streaming es una parte importante en tu plan de marketing. Los videos en vivo abren un nuevo mundo de interacción con tus clientes. En este taller nos enfocaremos en el por qué debes usar live streaming para transformar tu negocio y cómo hacerlo de forma efectiva.
  • Aprende la importancia del live streaming para tu negocio
  • ¿Cómo y cuándo tu negocio debe utilizar live streaming?
  • Crea tu propio guión antes de aparecer en vivo
  • Tipos de lives treaming
  • Aprende tips para aparecer en vivo de manera efectiva: luz, conectividad y sonido
Coping with COVID-19: August 19-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners Aug. 19, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: August 19- Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios Aug. 19, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
How to correctly pay the owner and others from the business Aug. 21, 2020
Depending on the Business structure and operations, compensation to the business owner and others can vary. We will explore the different situations and how the business owners and employees should get paid from the business. The class will cover compliance requirements and important dates to keep in mind.
  • Understand your structure and how the business owners can receive compensation.
  • Learn how to properly classify an independent contractor and an employee.
  • Learn about the tax related to Employees at the Federal and State Level.
  • Identify important compliance dates and documentation about business employees
Como pagar correctamente al dueño y empleados en el negocio Aug. 21, 2020 Dependiendo del tipo de estructura del negocio y sus operaciones, hay diferentes maneras de correctamente pagar al dueño y los empleados.
Vamos a ver diferentes situaciones y conocer como el dueño se puede pagar de su propio negocio y como debe de pagar a sus empleados y demás personas. Vamos a repasar los requerimientos por parte del IRS y Nevada y también las fechas importantes que debemos de conocer.
  • Entender la estructura de tu negocio y como el dueño se debe de pagar.
  • Aprender como clasificar a un empleado o contratista independiente en tu negocio
  • Conocer sobre los impuestos relacionados a los empleados a nivel federal y estatal.
  • Identificar formularios y fechas importantes relacionadas al pago de empleados.
Coping with COVID-19: August 26-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners Aug. 26, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: August 26-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios Aug. 26, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio. Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
Google My Business Aug. 28, 2020 Focus on local commerce. It allows customers to find you easily providing them with the most complete and current information about your business. Google offers you the opportunity to create an online reputation and to have presence on the web with a free listing you can use to update your business info along with other benefits like adding photos and different interactions with your customers.

Introduction to Google My Business. What is it and why is it worth it?
  • Learn how to set up your google listing
  • Explore the essential settings that google offers to your local business
  • Introduction to Google Ads and Google Analytics
  • Steps to create paid campaigns and how to interpret data
  • Explore G Suite to improve the organization of your business
Google My Business-Spanish Aug. 28, 2020 Enfocado al comercio local. Permite que tus clientes te encuentren fácilmente otorgándoles la información actualizada de tu negocio. Google ofrece la oportunidad de crear una reputación en línea:

Introduction a Google my Business ¿Qué es? ¿Por qué es importante?

  • Aprende cómo crear tu Google listing
  • Explora las funciones esenciales que Google ofrece a los negocios locales
  • Introduction a Google Ads y Google Analytics
  • Pasos para crear campañas pagadas t cómo interpretar datos
  • Explora G Suite para mejorar la organización de tu negocio
Cash Flow & Business Finance-Join the webinar with the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce! Sept. 1, 2020 Join us and our friends from Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce to learn about essential Cash Flow concepts and Business Finance.
  • Understand the Cash Flow report and its sections
  • Benefits and Limitation of a Cash Report
  • Improving your Cash Flow during COVID-19
  • How to prepared for Business Financing Applications
Coping with COVID-19: September 2-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners- Introducing New Rural County Small Business Grants Sept. 2, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners 2020-09-02. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: September 2-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Temas de la semana: Nuevas subvenciones para pequeñas empresas del condado rural; Sept. 2, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio (2020-09-02). Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
Entendiendo sobre Flujo de Caja y Financiamiento Sept. 4, 2020 Aprende sobre las partes y reportes de Flujo de Caja.

Proyecta tu liquidez y evita problemas.

Aprende a estimar tu carga tributaria.

Adapta tu Flujo de Caja: Durante y Después COVID-19.
Coping with COVID-19: September 9-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners Sept. 9, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners 2020-09-09. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: September 9-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios Sept. 9, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio (2020-09-09). Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).
Credit Score Tips for Closing or Adapting your business Sept.11, 2020 Avoid long term repercussions on your credit
IRS Checklist for Closing a business
Negotiating with Creditors and Vendors
Selling and liquidation process of business assets
Cuida tu Credito: ¿ComoCerrar o Modificar tu Negocio Sept. 11, 2020 - Evita dañar tu crédito caso tengas que cerrar tu negocio
- La lista del IRS sobre el proceso de cerrar un negocio
- Negociando con proveedores y acreedores
- Como vender o liquidar los bienes del negocio.
Coping with COVID-19: September 16-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners-Resilience in Business Sept. 16, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners 2020-09-16. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: September 16-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios-Empresarios Resilientes Sept. 16, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio(2020-09-16). Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores)
Entrepreneurship Webinar: Building Resiliency Sept. 18, 2020 Learn:
The entrepreneur’s affirmations and revaluations

Defining entrepreneurial resilience
Common experiences of successful businesses
Leading and assuming needed roles
¿Qué hago si no puedo? Empresarios resilientes Sept. 18, 2020 ¿Qué es resiliencia y cómo puedo aplicarla en mi negocio?
Experiencias y pensamientos en común de los triunfadores
Los empresarios resilientes
Entonces ¿qué hago si no puedo?
Coping with COVID-19: September 23-Weekly Town Hall for Small Business Owners-Nevada SBDC's New Lead Business Development Adviser Sept. 23, 2020 Ask professionals and network with other business owners. Every Wednesday, Extension will be hosting the statewide webinar, Coping with COVID-19. This open forum encourages questions to instructors and guest experts (bankers, consultants).
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: September 23-Webinar Semanal para Dueños de Pequeños Negocios Sept. 23, 2020 Pregunta a profesionales y relaciónate con otros dueños de negocio (9/23/2020). Cada miércoles, Extension estará presentando a todo el Estado el webinar Cómo Sobrellevar el COVID-19. Este foro abierto fomenta las preguntas a instructores e invitados expertos (banqueros, consultores).

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¿Qué hago si no puedo? Empresarios resilientes (2020-09-18)
¿Qué hago si no puedo? Empresarios resilientes
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Business Development Program Summary
Business Development Program Brochure
The Business Development Program aims to instruct small business owners about fundamental business concepts while providing access and direction to informational resources. This is where the Business Development Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Salas, J., Mendez, R. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Business Entities and Taxes
Webinar on Business Entities and Taxes: How to Create Your Business
Thomas, L. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin 2020-08-03
Cash Flow & Business Finance (2020-09-01)
Cash Flow & Business Finance Join the webinar with the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce!
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19 August 5-Webinar Semanal
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: August 5-Webinar Semanal
Thomas, L. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin, 2020-08-05
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Aug 12-Webinar Semanal
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal Tema de la semana: City of North Las Vegas
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 29-Webinar Semanal Tema de la semana: Investigación de Mercado
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: July 29-Webinar Semanal Tema de la semana: Investigación de Mercado
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Sept. 9, 2020 Webinar Semanal
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal Temas de la semana: Decisiones sobre tu negocio y cómo afectan tu crédito .
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal (2020-09-16)
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal Temas de la semana: ¿Qué hago si no puedo? Empresarios Resilientes.
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal (9/23/2020)
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal- Sept 23 Tema de la semana: El viaje del cliente hasta el momento de compra
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal (9/30/2020)
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal- Sept 30 Tema de la semana: “Creando nuevos hábitos para mejorar la Calidad”
L.Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal-September 2 Temas de la semana: Nuevas subvenciones para pequeñas empresas del condado rural; Nuevos consejeros de Nevada SBDC
Cómo sobrellevar el COVID-19: Webinar Semanal Temas de la semana: Nuevas subvenciones para pequeñas empresas del condado rural; Nuevos consejeros de Nevada SBDC
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19 August 5: Weekly Town Hall
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall August 5- This week’s theme: Nevada Business Opportunity Fund
Thomas, L. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin, 2020-08-05
Coping with COVID-19: Aug 12-Weekly Town Hall
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall This week’s theme: The City of North Las Vegas
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Sept 9, 2020, Weekly Town Hall
Coping with COVID-19: Sept. 9 Weekly Town Hall This Week’s Theme: Business Decisions and Your Credit Score
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall (2020-09-16)
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall This Week’s Theme: Resilience in Business
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall (9/23/2020)
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall- Sept 23 This Week’s Theme: Existing Businesses Vs. New Businesses
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall (9/30/2020)
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall- Sept 30 This Week’s Theme: The AngelNV Startup Competition; Creative Thinking and Innovation
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall This week’s theme
This week’s theme: Learn about the Urban Chamber of Commerce, its mission and resources.
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall-Market Research (2020/07/29)
Coping with COVID-19: Weekly Town Hall-July 29. This week's them is Market Research
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Creando nuevos hábitos para mejorar la Calidad (10/2/2020)
Creando nuevos hábitos para mejorar la Calidad
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Effective Sales, Operations, and Taxes
Effective Sales, Operations, and Taxes Webinar: How to run your Business after COVID-19
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin, 2020
El Viaje del Cliente: Hasta el momento del compra (9/25/2020)
El Viaje del Cliente: Hasta el momento del compra
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Entendiendo sobre Flujo de Caja Webinar: Financiamiento
Entendiendo sobre Flujo de Caja Webinar: Financiamiento
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Entidades de Negocio e Impuestos
Entidades de Negocio e Impuestos Webinar: Conceptos básicos de como crear su entidad en Nevada
Thomas, L. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Bulletin, 2020-08-03
Entrepreneurship Webinar Building Resiliency (2020-09-18)
Entrepreneurship Webinar Building Resiliency
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Entrepreneurship Webinar Creative Thinking: Making Time to Apply (10/2/2020)
Entrepreneurship Webinar Creative Thinking: Making Time to Apply
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Entrepreneurship Webinar The Funding Process: Existing vs. New Businesses (9/25/2020)
Entrepreneurship Webinar The Funding Process: Existing vs. New Businesses
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Financial Institution Funding Information for PPP Round-2
Nevada business owners seeking Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Round-2 funds may access this list for credit unions and banking financial institutions participating in the program.
Rod Gaedtke 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Investigación de Mercado July 31, Webinar: Utilizando Estadísticas para Crecer tu Negocio
Investigación de Mercado July 31, Webinar: Utilizando Estadísticas para Crecer tu Negocio
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Live Streaming for Business Webinar: Transforming your Online Platform (2020-08-04)
Live Streaming for Business Webinar: Transforming your Online Platform
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Live Streaming para Negocios Webinar: Transformando tu Negocio (2020/08/04)
Live Streaming para Negocios Webinar: Transformando tu Negocio
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Market Research Webinar: Using Data to Grown Your Small Business (2020/07/31)
Market Research Webinar teaching how to use data to grow your small business.
L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Man working on a project leaning over a desk
Nevada Small Business Resources Guide
The Business Development Program aims to instruct small business owners about fundamental business concepts, while providing access and direction to informational resources. Small business owners at any stage of development can benefit from educational opportunities and awareness of all the business network resources.
L. Thomas, J. Lednicky, S. Bray 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Small Business and COVID-19
A reference for Small Business Owners adapting to Rapid Economic Change due to COVID-19
B. Borden, L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Webinar: Cuida tu Crédito ¿Cómo cerrar o modificar tu negocio? Viernes, Septiembre 11, 2020
Cuida tu Crédito ¿Cómo cerrar o modificar tu negocio?
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Your Business Credit Score Tips for Closing or Adapting Your Business (9/11/2020)
Your Business Credit Score Tips for Closing or Adapting Your Business
Lucas Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno

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Reyna Mendez
Program Leader & Contact
Juan Salas
Program Leader & Contact
Buddy Borden
Program Contact
Joseph Lednicky
Program Contact
Lucas Thomas
Program Contact