Ready to take your business idea from concept to reality but not sure how to get started? This four-part workshop series is designed for entrepreneurs who want a quick way to understand the fundamentals of starting a business. Delivered by expert practitioners, these lively workshops will give you practical tips and resources to help you get off the ground. At the end of the series, you will walk away with a better understanding of where to start and a host of resources in your back pocket to help you grow. You’ll also be fully prepared for consulting and our LEADING EDGE Business Planning Course.
Sign up for the entire track to receive a class for free!
$150$100 Standard Fee $75$50 Bronze Denver Metro Chamber Members*
- $0 Gold/Silver Denver Metro Chamber Members**
$100$75 Already attended Startup Basics*
- $75 College Student Discount (Available to college students in the area, must register with an active .edu email address)
Keeping Your Systems In Top Performance
October 5 from 11 AM - 1 PM
We will be discussing the best antivirus on the market and how they have evolved over time. We will be showing how they are an integral part of maintaining your computer. We will be simplified view of protecting your computer from the outside world and what you should be looing for. We will be looking at where firewalls can exist and find out which ones you need and which ones you may not. We will take a realistic view of computer maintenance and why systems updates are important and how are they differ from feature updates.
Highlights & Benefits:
• The BEST antivirus
• Building the right walls
• Rotating your tires
Building Your Future
October 19 from 11 AM - 1 PM
We will be exploring the history of cloud computing. We will also be defining the different types of clouds available and how to assess which one or ones may be right for you or your business. We will be going over some of the benefits of cloud services and why they make sense for both personal and business reasons. We will be discussing how computers and hardware relate to the cloud services and what you should be really looking for in your next device. We will also be discussing what we can see are the trends for the next few years for cloud services.
Highlights & Benefits:
• Why clouds are your friends
• Does hardware really matter?
• What’s next?
You've Got Mail!
November 2 from 11 AM - 1 PM
We will be reviewing how to identify a wider variety of email fraud, including payment redirect and supplier invoicing fraud from compromised accounts. How to identify socially engineered attacks such as phishing and email scams. These scams are increasing and being delivered more regularly all the time, and these security threats are always evolving. We will show you how to accurately identify impostor and phishing emails, malware, spam with more confidence. We will be showing you how to protect your organization’s reputation (DKIM and DMARC Records). We will also be showing you some tools to help identify issues.
Highlights & Benefits:
• Top Secret Codes
• Hacking vs. Spoofing
• Watch out for the pretenders
Meet Your Tech Gurus:
Clint Larson: For over 30 years Clint has been working on computers in one form or another; holding various titles along the way … some of them being Owner, President, CIO, Director of IT, Network Administrator, Web Developer, and IT Technician and Dad. Clint’s wide and varied experience is only matched by his varied formal education including, universities, trade schools, industry certifications and company specific designations. Because of his vast experience and education, he serves his customers well. Clint understands the need to keep it simple and practical. He feels that this is important with the complexities that can arise from today’s technology. Over the years he has developed the ability to assess the needs of the client through simple processes of elimination and deduction.
Anthony Mann: IT professional with years of experience encompassing help desk support across multiple OS platforms, IT administration, networking, computer hardware repair, customer service, customer relations management, team leadership, educational tech workshops, and sales. A certified Microsoft 365 fundamentals administrator with 5 years of experience at Microsoft supporting clients and finding solutions, Anthony is your guy when it comes to all things IT!
*If you have already taken one or more of the above classes, the cost of those classes will be deducted from your total. For special pricing requests, please email Hallah Noble at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** Discount taken after signing in to registration platform.
Cancellations or transfers must be made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers’ and other attendees’ time, please e-mail us or call (303) 620-8076 at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.