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How to Successfully Start Your New Business – Evening Class!

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, November 14

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

Cost: $30 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 223

                 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors & Managers

This two hour course is designed to meet all AB1825 training requirements and will include: Definition of Sexual Harassment; Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation Law; Prohibited Conduct; Remedies; Strategies to Prevent Harassment; Practical Examples; Limited Confidentiality; Resources; Effective Investigation; Other Forms of Harassment. Participants will be provided a Certificate of Completion. The instructor is human resource professional with over 20 years of experience as a Director of Human Resources.

 

Date: Thursday, November 15

Time: 9 am – 11 am

Cost: $35 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

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. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/MonsterMarketingMistakes111512.

Date: Thursday, November 15

Time: 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: FREE

Location: Premier America Credit Union, 1st Floor Training Room

                19867 Prairie St., Chatsworth  91311

New Client Orientation – Evening Class!

This orientation will give insight into starting and running a successful small business.  You will learn all about what the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has to offer and how we can assist you in establishing or maintaining your small business through one-on-one consultation and training seminars. We offer the New Client Orientation free of charge to all new clients.

 

Date: Thursday, November 15

Time: 5 pm – 6 pm

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

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.  Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Start-New-Business-111612.

 

Date: Friday, November 16

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Cost: FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley

                44055 North Sierra Highway, Lancaster  93534

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. Attendees may bring a laptop o work on their business plan during the training.

 

Date: Tuesday, November 20

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: $35 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

Access to Capital – Finding Funding for Your Business
If you want/need a loan to start or build your business, or if you need some financial help to survive this recession, this workshop is for you. Learn the 5 C’s of credit so you will know what lenders are looking for when considering lending you money. You will receive information about available small business loan programs designed to assist businesses during a recession. Lastly, you will learn about the importance of having a well thought out business plan when asking for credit loan consideration from a bank or other lenders. 

Date: Tuesday, November 27

Time: 9 am – 11 am

Cost: $30 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

Trade Finance and Insurance

This workshop is being held in conjunction with the Port of LA’s Trade Connect Program with experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Export-Import Bank of the US. Topics will include:

  • How to obtain working capital to finance export orders
  • How to specify the most efficient and safe Export Letters of Credit from your buyers
  • Currency Exchange Futures to protect the value of your sales price
  • Pros and cons of securing payment against release of documents or cargo
  • Pros and cons of factoring
  • How to ensure payment and protect your international receivables with a trade insurance policy

Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Trade-Finance-and-Insur-112812.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

SCV Latino Chamber Mixer

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to host the November mixer for the Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber.  The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them for an evening of business networking and making new friends. At this event you’ll meet our newest members, our Board Members, and explore the value of being a member of SCV Latino Chamber…All for FREE!

 

Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time: 6 pm – 8 pm

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 258

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

New Client Orientation
This orientation will give insight into starting and running a successful small business.  You will learn all about what the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has to offer and how we can assist you in establishing or maintaining your small business through one-on-one consultation and training seminars. We offer the New Client Orientation free of charge to all new clients.

Date: Friday, November 30

Time: 10 am – 11 am

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

QuickBooks Boot Camp – Last QuickBooks training of the year!

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. Training held in a computer lab with limited seating. Please note that there will be a one-hour lunch break, lunch not provided.

 

Date: Friday, November 30

Time: 10 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $99 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

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

                26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,  91355

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