Free Classes

As a volunteer at the Collin College Small Business Development Center  (www.CollinSBDC.com), Terry presents two classes of interest to entrepreneurs and established businesses. The classes are usually taught on the third Wednesday of every month. Please call 972-985-3770 for dates and times and to RSVP.  Or, you can RSVP through the links below.

 

Legal Aspects of STARTING a Business
Presented by Terry Traveland, Traveland Law

Taught on the Third Wednesday of Every Month

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address:

– How to Effectively work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
– Choice of Entity & Documents Required
– Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
– Intellectual Property – Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents
– Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
– Minimizing Liability

RSVP for this class:
http://legal-aspects-starting.eventbrite.com/

Reserve your seat for this “No Fee” class using the links above. Brown bag lunches / dinners are welcome.

Class location:
Small Business Development Center
Collin College Courtyard Center
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093

 

Legal Aspects of RUNNING a Business
Presented by Terry Traveland, Traveland Law

Taught on the Third Wednesday of Every February, May, August and November

Wondering whether you should have employees or independent contractors? How much and how often should you pay your employees? How do you protect your business assets? This class will address:

– Hiring and Firing Practices
– Independent Contractor v. Employee
– Paying Employees – Salaried v. Hourly
– Confidentiality and Non-Competes
– Employee Handbooks
– Policies on Technology Use

RSVP for this class:
http://legalaspects-running.eventbrite.com/

Reserve your seat for this “No Fee” class using the link above. Brown bag lunches / dinners are welcome.

Class location:
Small Business Development Center
Collin College Courtyard Center
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093