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How to Successfully Start Your New Business

This hands-on workshop will help you get started quickly as you learn the steps necessary to successfully launch your new business. Learn to prepare a written plan you can use to build and grow a profitable business. Learn the best way to structure your business as you identify and focus on the key marketing, sales and financial issues of your business and how to bring it all together. This powerful event has helped many entrepreneurs just like you  achieve success.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 18
Time: 9 am – 11 am

Cost: $30

Location: Build WorkSource Center, 9207 Eton Ave., Chatsworth 91311

Monster Marketing Mistakes

Yes, it is almost certainly true – you are making mistakes when marketing your business products and services. Come prepared to listen, learn and discuss what you can and should do to fix those mistakes. Bring your business cards, flyers and a link to your website to have them challenged by your peers and a 35 year expert marketing executive who has already helped more than 400 clients just like you! This event can make a powerful and profitable difference for your business, whether you are an experienced pro or just getting started. Limited to 30 attendees so register early.

 

Date: Thursday, July 19                                  

Time: 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: $35

Location: Premier America Credit Union, 19867 Prairie St., Chatsworth 91311

Crowdfunding Presentation with Stubbs Alderton

Join us for an in-depth presentation on Crowdfunding. This presentation will provide an update on the latest developments in crowdfunding, including:

  • The implications to crowdfunding from the JOBS Act,
  • How small businesses can use crowdfunding to raise funds for their business,
  • Some of the restrictions and potential advantages and pitfalls of crowdfunding.

We are pleased to welcome presenter Ryan Azlein from the law firm of Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles to the SBDC for this presentation. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/7wh9yry

 

Date: Monday, July 23                     

Time: 3 pm – 4:30 pm

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14, machine takes $1 bills and quarters only)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 107

 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355

Essential Steps for Writing a Business Plan

A business plan is a necessity for the success of your business! This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of goals and outline methods to achieve these goals. Critical topics such as business development, marketing plans, advertising strategies, financial analysis & budgeting will be covered in Part I. Attendees may bring a laptop to work on their business plan during the training.

 

Date: Tuesday, July 24                                  

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: $35 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14, machne takes $1 bills and quarters only)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 222

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355

Essential Steps for Writing a Business Plan Part 1

A business plan is a necessity for the success of your business! This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of goals and outline methods to achieve these goals. Critical topics such as business development, marketing plans, advertising strategies, financial analysis & budgeting will be covered in Part I. Attendees may bring a laptop to work on their business plan during the training.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 25                             

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: $35

Location: Build WorkSource Center, 9207 Eton Ave., Chatsworth 91311

QuickBooks Boot Camp

In this day long workshop, participants will learn how to set up their company file from scratch; how to create a quality chart of accounts; how to create new vendors, customer, items and accounts. You will also learn how to pay bills, invoice customers, receive payments, make deposits and reconcile bank accounts. An introduction to the report center will be covered, including how to create a Profit & Loss Statement and a Balance Sheet. Ideal for business owners, office managers, and bookkeepers who are brand new to QuickBooks, as well as, existing users who would like some formal education in one of these QuickBooks features. Please note that there will be a one hour lunch break (lunch not provided).

 

Date: Friday, July 27
Time: 10 am – 4:30

Cost: $99 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14, machine takes $1 bills and quarters only)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 309

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355

Export-Import Workshop
This workshop will provide new-to-export and new-to-market clients with information on getting started in international trade. International trade basics will be provided as we walk through to the export/import development stages and are introduced to trade assistance resources on the federal, state, and local level. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/79bxaw9.

 

Date: Friday, July 27
Time: 10 am – 12 pm 

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14, machine takes $1 bills and quarters only)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 325

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355

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