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Upcoming Programs

May
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to create spreadsheets, use formulas and create tables. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


May
26
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Personal Branding Online

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job seeking and create a strong LinkedIn profile. In this workshop, find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job-seeking, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC130.


May
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR190


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May
27
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - How to start your own business 2 - SBA programs and services that can help your business; Day 3 - writing a business plan; Day 4 - selling to the federal government; Day 5 - e-commerce and social media marketing

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
27
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Mandarin)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about the key components of a strong business plan in just three hours! This course will teach how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections.


May
28
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Advance Directives (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Cynthia Pan of New York Hospital Queens will give a talk on different types of advance directives and the importance of having one, as well as medical treatment options in cases of very serious illness.


May
28
4:00PM

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8:00PM

New Films from China

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following films: Thursday, 5/28 at 4:00PM - "Fly with the Crane" and at 6:30PM - "Under the Hawthorn Tree"; Friday, 5/29 at 4:00PM - "A Cherry on a Pomegranate Tree" followed by a question-and-answer session with author Li Er, on whose controversial novel of the same name the film was based. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.


May
29
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Tapping into Free Business Resources

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

NYC is home to many free business resources. Learn which ones you should reach out to for all business help. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


May
30
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 5/9 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 5/16-Creating and saving documents; 5/30 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, May 2 at 10:00AM, or by telephone at 718-661-1280.


May
30
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


May
31
1:30PM

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3:30PM

North American Chinese Calligraphy Association Presents Lectures on Chinese Culture (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Flushing Library and the North American Chinese Calligraphy Association present, as a part of the Flushing Lecture Series, twelve workshops on Chinese culture focusing on the study and appreciation of classical Chinese literature and arts. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Jun
1
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Art and the City (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rubin Chen, former lecturer at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and now writer of the "China Press" Friday art column, presents a two-part series on enjoying art in New York City: Part 1 - Art Shows and Fairs; Part 2 - Art Museums. In IRC Conference Room

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
2
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


Jun
2
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn about computer hardware and software, how to use a computer and how to search the Internet.


Jun
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Jun
4
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything a computer has to offer. Topics include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and navigating folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100


Jun
4
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation in any of these categories: poetry, written word, music, comedy and spoken word.

*In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

How Do Leading Entrepreneurs Think?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this class you will learn how to think like successful entrepreneurs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Selections for the next several months are: 5/1 -"The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America" by Erik Larson; 6/5 -
"The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; 7/10 - "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford; 8/7 - "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
7
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Children’s Oral Health (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Wenduo Chen, DMD, will answer some common questions about the oral health of children. She can give you advice to help your kids have beautiful teeth!


Jun
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document; Insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC200


Jun
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to set up your own email account; send, receive and delete messages; and use different email functions.


Jun
9
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Medication Safety Tips

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn the dos and don'ts of medication safety, including side effects and proper storage and disposal of medicines. A pharmacists will be present to answer questions. *in IRC Conference Room*


Jun
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, about types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Jun
11
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card - Get More! (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities. Please call 212-480-1918 to preregister or sign up at www.citizenshipworks.org/register.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110.


Jun
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Things to Know before Starting a Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Before you start your business take this class to learn key things you will need to know. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
13
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 6/13 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 6/20 - Calculations and worksheets; 6/27 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, June 6 at 9:00AM, or by calling 718-661-1280.

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Jun
14
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Music Lecture Series by New York Classical Music Lovers Association (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lecturers will discuss different style of classical music and composers each month. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Cultivating Healthy Relationships (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in English and Chinese, we will address the essential elements of open and supportive relationships by discussing real life situations and experiences together. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Word for Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents for your resumes; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


Jun
16
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Author Talk with Michael Sweet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

There's more to Michael Sweet than the 8 million albums sold by his band Stryper or his singing and guitar-slinging with Boston, and it comes in the form of his immensely anticipated autobiography "Honestly," a riveting, behind-the-scenes story of triumph, heartbreak and redemption, told with unvarnished candor. Michael will read excerpts from his book and have a question-and-answer session, meet-and-greet and book-signing with the audience.


Jun
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR190


Jun
18
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120.


Jun
18
6:00PM

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9:00PM

Gay Pride Month Film Screening: "Farewell My Concubine" (in Chinese with English subtitles)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

"Farewell My Concubine," a 1994 nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, is the story of two Beijing Opera performers, one gay and one straight, and the woman who comes between them. Set against the epic backdrop of political turmoil in twentieth century China, it is a masterpiece of modern cinema.


Jun
19
4:00PM

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6:00PM

10 Steps to Creating an Online Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Learn what it takes to starting a business online. Learn the resources available to start an online business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Complementary and Alternative Medicine 101

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Complementary and alternative medicine is the term for medical products, beliefs and practices that are not part of standard “conventional” care. It can include everything from acupuncture to yoga, including exercise, nutrition and supplements. Learn about it from Dr. Robert Graham, Director of Integrative Health at Wellness at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.


Jun
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.


Jun
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170.


Jun
24
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Mandarin)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course, in Mandarin Chinese, will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.


Jun
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Lung Cancer (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, board-certified oncologist Dr. Zili He will give a talk on smoking cessation and the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, with a focus on new target therapy treatment.


Jun
25
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning: how to register and build an employment profile on a job site; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR160.


Jun
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
27
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences.


Jun
29
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual impairments serious enough to interfere with daily life. Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in this program presented by the Alzheimer's Association.


Jun
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.


Jul
29
6:30PM

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8:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Korean)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This course provides a basic overview of the steps to take to start a business, and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn how to develop a business plan, determine your legal structure, set up a bookkeeping system, get permits and licenses, and obtain financing.


Aug
26
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Korean)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This course will teach you how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections.


Sep
23
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Korean)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.


Oct
28
6:30PM

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8:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This course, in Mandarin Chinese, provides a basic overview of the steps to take to start a business, and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn how to develop a business plan, determine your legal structure, set up a bookkeeping system, get permits and licenses, and obtain financing.


Nov
18
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This course will teach how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections.


Dec
16
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course, in Mandarin Chinese, will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.