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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.Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Access-to-Capital-011113

 

Date:  Friday, January 11

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 to work on their business plan during the training.

 

Date:  Tuesday, January 15

Time: 9 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: $35 + $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 – 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 achieve success.

 

Date:  Wednesday, January 16

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

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

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, January 17

Time: 9 am – 11 am

Cost: $35 + $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

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 25 attendees so register early.

Date:  Thursday, January 17

Time: 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: $35

Location: Premier America Credit Union, 1st floor training room

                19867 Prairie Street, 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, January 17

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

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, January 25

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

Is Exporting for Me?

This workshop, held in conjunction with the Port of Los Angeles and its trade industry partners, will cover:

  • The Export Process – An Overview
  • Export Prerequisites
  • Export Procedures & Terminology
  • Myths About Exporting
  • Understanding the potentials, benefits, cost, and risk of exporting
  • Exporting vs. Domestic Sales
  • Export Readiness
  • Common Exporter Mistakes
  • Budgeting for Exports

This class is the first in a series of eight International Trade workshops running every two weeks through May 7, 2013. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Is-Exporting-For-Me-012912.

Date:  Tuesday, January 29

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Cost: FREE + $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

L.A. County Contracting:  Beyond the Bid

This presentation is being held in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Office of Small Business/Procurement Technical Assistant Center (PTAC). In this session you will learn the legal aspects of what to do once you’ve been awarded a county bid. For more information regarding this training please email osb@isd.lacounty.gov.

 

Register online at: http://www.ptassist.com/services/ptac_register.php?id=8144B38301

 

Date:  Wednesday, January 30

Time:  9 am – 12 pm

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

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