Sales Acceleration Workshops for Small Business and Entrepreneurs in collaboration with Nebraska Revenue

Release Date: 

10/05/2016

Contact(s): 

Griselda Rendon, Center for Rural Affairs, griseldar@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 850-4820
Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100
 

Grand Island, Neb. - A “Sales Acceleration” class designed for small business owners to learn techniques on how to increase sales and expand business is being offered by Nebraska Extension in collaboration with Nebraska Enterprise Fund and the Center for Rural Affairs.

Griselda Rendon, Rural Enterprise Assistance Program (REAP) Latino Loan Specialist with the Center for Rural Affairs, will be offering her expertise during the class. Rendon will provide guidance and assistance to those wanting to start a business. Or for participants with an existing business, she will be able to provide those individuals with information on resources available along with information on financing options. Assistance with business plan and financial projections may also be provided on a one on one basis.
 
Topics discussed during this three series training include:
Funding
Improving Customer Service
Marketing
Talent Management
Systems


After completing the series of three classes, monitoring will be given to each of the participants, one on one, for the next six months to offer technical assistance and auditing.
 
What: Sales Acceleration Training

When and Where:
Saturdays 9 a.m - 12 p.m
October 15
October 22
November 5

Nebraska Extension
3180 W Hwy 34 - College Park Room 201
Grand Island, NE
 
There is no charge for this workshop but pre-registration is requested in order to have adequate materials.
 
To pre-register contact Griselda Rendon at griseldar@cfra.org,  (308) 850-4820 or Sandra Barrera at Sandra.Barrera@unl.edu, (308) 385-5088. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance.
 
The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project provides lending, training, networking, and technical assistance opportunities for start-up and existing small businesses.

More information about REAP, a program of the Center for Rural Affairs, and its services can be found at www.cfra.org/reap.  REAP receives funding from the Nebraska Business and Innovation Act, Community Development Block Grants through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Small Business Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, Peter Kiewit Foundation and other sources. The REAP WBC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.