Homebuyer Education Classes

Ever wish school had been filled with more practical topics like “how to buy a home”? We are here to help with monthly Homebuyer Education Classes!

The two-night training is $30 per household and includes information on choosing a home, applying for a mortgage loan, budgeting, insurance, foreclosure prevention, credit reporting, closing costs, and title insurance. The class is approved by Nebraska Housing Developers Association’s Readiness Education Awareness Collaborative for Homebuyers and Homeowners (REACH).

Homebuyer Education Classes in 2023

May

Social Media for the Hospitality Industry

May 20 3:00 PM Online

You can be really good and effective at social media for your business without being an influencer or taking it as your full time job. Join us for this business...

Stand Out Online With Google's Tools for Small Businesses

May 20 4:00 PM Online

This workshop will introduce you to Google's many tools to help you operate your business.Having an online presence is important to the success of many businesses. Visibility on search sites...

Understanding Instagram Analytics

May 21 10:00 AM Online

So you've had your Instagram for your business and you post regularly but you just don't understand the analytics.What are they telling you?What can you do with this information?The answer...

Credit Confidence

May 21 1:00 PM Online

Do you understand how business and personal credit affects you and your business and how to maximize it to your benefit?Topics:Types of Credit and Usage: How does it affect you?How...

Como atraer a tú cliente ideal utilizando el internet

May 21 3:00 PM Online

Para poder atraer más clientes, primero debemos definir qué tipo de personas son las que queremos atraer. En una tienda online no es tan importante incrementar el número de visitas,...

Hottest Trends in Marketing

May 21 4:00 PM Online

Are you currently building a marketing strategy or investing heavily in digital marketing? It’s important to stay ahead of the trends and identify new areas that could lead to revenue...

Growing Your Sales

May 22 9:30 AM Online

In this workshop you will learn how to:* Determine you Value Proposition* Identify your high-value customers* Understand your customers businesses and their needs* Determine how your product or services best...

Grow with Google: Power Your Business with AI

May 22 10:00 AM Online

Using Chat GPT, Google Bard, Google Drive Tools and AI can benefit your business. This workshop is designed to demystify AI, highlight its practical applications in small business scenarios, and...

Starting Your Own Business

May 22 10:00 AM Online

This 90 minute workshop introduces the most important questions and topics to address before or while starting a business.Topics discussed include:   Entrepreneurial Myths   Defining a Value Proposition   Fundamentals: Legal, Insurance, etc   Testing Your Idea...

Power Your Business with AI

May 22 10:00 AM Online

In this session, we’ll unlock the potential of AI in enhancing your business operations. We'll explore how using tools like ChatGPT, Gemini, and Google Drive can streamline processes and boost...

Google Analytics for Small Businesses - How to Improve Your Website Traffic

May 22 11:00 AM Online

To maximize your business website's return on investment, you need to be able to track its performance. Google Analytics allows you to see where your website traffic is coming from,...

How to Capture Clients with Engaging Content

May 23 7:00 AM Online

Many businesses spend a TON of time writing materials for their business. There are writing strategies to help YOUR material get read... and equally important, to encourage your reader to...

When Banks Say No--Financing Options

May 23 10:00 AM Online

It’s tough for small businesses to get funding. In fact, 75-80% of small business loan requests are denied by banks. So, what’s a small business owner to do when the...

How Digital Marketing & Website Optimization Helps YOUR Business

May 23 11:00 AM Online

Topics to be Covered Include:  a. Digital marketing on Meta (Facebook and Instagram), how you can generate fresh leads, direct traffic to your website for sales, or increase brand awareness...

Understanding Your Financial Health

May 23 1:00 PM Online

Join us for a webinar specially crafted for business owners who want to understand their finances better! You'll learn how to look at your business's financial reports, understand cash flow,...

Sesion informativa vespertina: Tu Negocio a Tu Tiempo

May 23 7:00 PM Online

¿Quiere iniciar o mejorar su negocio, pero está ocupado al mismo tiempo?Te presentamos: ¡Tu Negocio A Tu Tiempo!Esta capacitación es ofrecida por Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center y Women Business Center.4 semanas...

Federal trademark searching: Overview

May 24 1:00 PM Online

This webinar will introduce you to the fundamental mechanics of using our trademark search system. It’s geared toward new users and those interested in conducting basic searches. We’ll cover: Why you...

Attracting Talent in a Competitive Market

May 28 8:00 AM Online

In today's fast-paced and competitive business landscape, attracting top talent is more crucial than ever. That's why we're excited to introduce our newest training session: "Attracting Talent in a Competitive...

Maximize Sales: Strategies & Tips

May 28 9:00 AM Online

Are you looking for ways to increase sales?Every business can benefit greatly from a strategic plan and the implementation of a strong sales approach. Identify what drives your sales and...

Unlocking the Power of AI: A Beginner's Guide for Business

May 28 10:00 AM Online

Ai is a hot topic, from social media management to decision-making support, AI can help in so many different areas of business operations. From organization to accounting and decision-making to...

Separating Business and Personal Finances

May 28 10:00 AM Online

In this course, you'll learn the "why" and "how" of separating your business and personal finances that can set you and your business up for success. Miranda Teague from Truist Bank...

Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster of Entrepreneurship

May 28 12:00 PM Online

Entrepreneurship is a stressful journey, and many of us get stuck in the grind of the day to day. Work and life merge together so that we are always “on”...

Understanding Financial Statements & Making Your Business Better

May 28 3:00 PM Online

Do you ever wonder why there are so many financials reporting statements? And more importantly would you like to know how to use them rather than be baffled by them?...

Make Better Business Decisions with Google Analytics

May 28 4:00 PM Online

Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.In this session we’ll cover:An introduction to Google AnalyticsCreating and...

Grow with Google: Thriving at Ecommerce - Nail it Before You Scale it

May 29 10:00 AM Online

The Thriving at Remote eCommerce training offers practical tips and strategies to create a successful eCommerce business from home. Our expert trainer will cover effective communication, time management, optimizing your...

Practical Ways You Can Use Al Tools to Promote Your Online Presence

May 29 4:00 PM Online

You may have played around with ChatGPT or heard about using Artificial Intelligence in the workplace. Do you know how you can use ChatGPT and other AI writing assistance to...

Marketing Fundamentals and Best Practices

May 29 4:00 PM Online

Learn smart marketing fundamentals, 14 best practices, small business success stories, and useful resources. Join group brainstorming sessions to generate good ideas. The goal is to help you take action...

Building a Media Kit

May 30 8:00 AM Online

Media kits are essential for marketing your business properly because you never know in advance when you may be approached by a news outlet or other online (or offline) publicity...

Get Your Business on Google Maps

May 30 8:00 AM Online

"Hold on, let me just Google that real quick..." Ensuring that your business shows up when customers are searching online is important. It's also important to ensure that those customers...

Secrets to Buying a Franchise

May 30 1:00 PM Online

In this presentation you will learn. * What are the pros and cons of owning a franchise?* What are the common myths about franchising?* What franchise concepts are working in today’s...

Camino a Mujer Capital - Prepárate para reunirte con un Oficial de Crédito

May 31 8:00 AM

¡Prepárate para participar en "Mujer Capital!¿Estás lista para impulsar tu negocio al máximo?En este webinar te guiaremos a través de los mejores caminos para acceder al capital que necesitas. Aprenderás...

How animated videos can be a game changer for your social media efforts

May 31 10:00 AM Online

Dylan Healy will give an industry perspective on the animation industry, and its benefits to potential clients, and showcase their work and who they are at Animation Explainers! 

Hiring New Employees or Contractors: What Documentation is Required for Your Small Business?

May 31 1:00 PM Online

Hiring New Employees or Contractors: What Documentation is Required for Your Small Business?This session will review the basics of "on-boarding" your new employee or contractor for your small business:New Hire...

June

Planes, Cars, and Coffee!

June 01 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Western Nebraska Regional Airport 250023 Airport Terminal St Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Do you have a car you want to display? Or maybe need a reason to get the airplane out of the hangar? Do you just enjoy looking at cars and/or...

How to Start and Manage Your Own Business

June 01 8:30 AM Online

Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? Then this workshop is for you. SCORE helps you on the path to success! 

Local SEO - Get More FREE Leads

June 01 7:30 PM Online

Learn the SEO basics to get more leads. Join us to learn:What Is SEODiscuss On-Page SEOProvide Detailed On-Page Tips And TricksDiscuss Off-Page SEOProvide Tips And Tricks For Easy SERP JUICEQ&A’sFee:...

Drive Profit to Your Business: Optimizing Profit

June 03 11:00 AM Online

Maximize your business’ profit in 2023: Ensure you have the cash you need to fuel your growth! We show you how to optimize the cash conversion cycle and take advantage...

Make Your Small Business More Accessible

June 03 4:00 PM Online

Accessibility ensures people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with products, services, and tools. In this online webinar you will learn:What is accessibility?Design best practicesEmail accessibilityPhysical accessibilityBe inclusiveCost:...

Gering Merchants Association Summer Bash

June 08 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Gering Plaza 1030 N St Gering, NE 69341

Step right up and join the Gering Merchants Association for a day of family fun that you won't want to miss! Dive into a whirlwind of delicious food, exciting games,...

Legal Series for Business Owners

June 11 4:30 PM Online

Join us for an informative and engaging event designed specifically for small business owners like you! Our Legal Series for Business Owners is your opportunity to gain valuable insights and guidance on...

Strategic Scoping: Simplifying CMMC Compliance

June 20 12:00 PM Online

Uncover the art of ‘scoping’ to streamline your CMMC journey, focusing on defining the IT boundaries that contain CUI. This approach not only simplifies compliance but also makes it more...

July

Legal Series for Business Owners

July 09 4:30 PM Online

Join us for an informative and engaging event designed specifically for small business owners like you! Our Legal Series for Business Owners is your opportunity to gain valuable insights and guidance on...

★ Oregon Trail Days Craft Show

July 13 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Legion Park 1320 12th St Gering, Nebraska 69341

CMMC 2.0: Navigating the Latest Updates and What They Mean for You

July 18 12:00 PM Online

Stay ahead of the curve with insights into the latest CMMC 2.0 updates, including the impact of the revision of NIST SP 800-171 (Rev 3). Understand the changes, anticipate new...

August

Legal Series for Business Owners

August 13 4:30 PM Online

Join us for an informative and engaging event designed specifically for small business owners like you! Our Legal Series for Business Owners is your opportunity to gain valuable insights and guidance on...

Beyond Your Borders: Ensuring Vendor Compliance with CMMC & NIST 800-171

August 15 12:00 PM Online

Explore strategies to extend your cybersecurity standards to third-party vendors. Learn how to assess vendor compliance, address gaps, and maintain a secure supply chain in line with CMMC and NIST...