February 2003

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Nonprofit Consultant Jeanne Edevold Larson now available through CRI!
We are pleased to announce that CRI now offers increased nonprofit and grant writing consulting services with the help of independent consultant Jeanne Edevold Larson, M.S. Jeanne has more than 13 years of experience in the field of nonprofit management and her successful grants to date total more than $3 million for organizations in the region. Contact CRI for more information or you can email Jeanne at jedevold@paulbunyan.net.

How could a highly qualified intern help your business?
CRI is teaming with BSU Career Services to match qualified university students to your business intern needs. Contact the CRI at cri@bemidjistate.edu or Career Services at careerservices@bemidjistate.edu for more information.

Two SBDC success stories in the Simonson Center of Bemidji!
DK Kids and Maternity will be opening soon at 2502 Hannah Ave. Owners Brad and Cherry Brands plan to open their retail-clothing store by the end of February.  They will carry a variety of brand name lines for children and maternity wear.

Cost Cutters has relocated from their downtown location to 2510 Hannah Ave. They are a full-service salon and tanning facility. Owner Cathy Francisco has expanded her salon with numerous staff to meet your hair care needs. For an appointment call 444-4804.

This month’s Northern Tier Interview is with InvisiMax.
InvisiMax
is a broadband, wireless Internet service provider serving northern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota with corporate headquarters in Warren, Minnesota. Last year, InvisiMax was named one of the top 10 broadband wireless companies in the nation by Broadband Wireless Business magazine.InvisiMax is recognized not for its size - it employs 11 people - but for the quality of its product. Go to http://www.ntht.org to view the full interview.

Winter class schedule from the Center for Research and Innovation is now available.

What would you like to see offered from BSU Center for Research and Innovation?

The CRI is constantly assessing course offerings in our efforts to best meet your business and professional development needs.We would like your input. The CRI has created a brief survey that will take less than 5 minutes to complete.

I want to help CRI meet my business needs by taking the short survey.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
Upcoming Seminars at the Center for Research and Innovation

Small Business Management

AS/400 iSeries - Advanced
Feb 25(Tue) 9am-12pm
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AS/400 iSeries - Basics
Feb 24(Mon) 1-4pm
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ERP-Enterprise Resource Planning
Feb 20(Thu) 11am-2pm
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Supply Chain Management
Feb 27(Thu) 1-4pm
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Business Succession Workshop
Feb 25(Tue) 11am-1pm
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Professional Development

Finding Grant Opportunities
Feb 19(Wed) 9am-11am
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Managing Customer Relationships
Feb 10(Mon) 1-4pm
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Leadership - Introduction
Feb 19(Wed) 8-11am
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Leadership – Communication Skills
Feb 26(Wed), 8-11am
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Computer Training

PowerPoint – Level I
Feb 18(Tue) 11am-1pm
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Microsoft Word – Create and Edit a Document
Feb 11 (Tue) 1-4pm
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Microsoft Word – Creating Letterheads, Tables & Charts
Feb 20(Thu) 9am-Noon
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Microsoft Word – Table of Contents
Feb 20(Thu) 1-3pm
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Microsoft Word – Creating a Form
Feb 27(Thu) 11am-1pm
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Microsoft Access I – Create and Query a Database
Feb 12 (Wed), 9am-4pm
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Microsoft Access II – Maintaining a Database
Feb 26(Wed) 9am-4pm
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Web Design Using Dreamweaver - Introduction
Feb 18 (Tue) 5:30-7:30pm
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Web Design Using Dreamweaver – Creating Pages, Layout View
Feb 25(Tue) 5:30-7:30pm
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Web Design Using FrontPage - Introduction
Feb 20 (Thu) 5:30-7:30pm
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Microsoft Excel  – Creating a Worksheet
Feb 5(Wed) 8:30-10:30am
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Microsoft Excel – Worksheet Formatting
Feb 5 (Wed) 11am-1pm
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Microsoft Excel – Advanced Formulas & Charts
Feb 19(Wed) 8:30-10:30am
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Microsoft Excel – Financial Functions
Feb 19(Wed) 11am-1pm
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Microsoft Excel – Creating Templates
Feb 27 (Thu) 8:30-10:30am
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Digital Camera I - “Look Mom, no film”
Feb 24 (Mon) 5:30-7:30pm
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The Center for Research and Innovation along with the NW Minnesota Regional Small Business Development Center provide a full range of business and career services.  Click here for a complete listing of our offerings, including seminars on business planning, marketing and survey research, and workshops in computer software and website design.

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