[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

SCVNews.com | COC Small Business Development Center Training Sched. (4-9-2013) | 04-09-2013
Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Cloudy
Cloudy
66°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
August 21
1961 - CalArts grad (MFA '92) and marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob SquarePants, born in Oklahoma; developed prototype for Spongebob while studying at CalArts in 1989. Estimated net worth in 2012: $90 million [story]


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 achieve success.
Date:  Wednesday, April 10

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

HR Law for Supervisors & Managers

Supervisors and managers are the first line of defense in complying with Human Resources laws.  Adequate knowledge of and training in this area is essential to legal compliance and in preventing complaints, charges, and lawsuits.  Topics covered include how to legally and effectively:

  • Interview and hire
  • Performance manage
  • Coach, counsel, discipline, and terminate

Also covers federal and California laws and regulations in the following areas:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Wrongful termination and discrimination
  • Leaves of absence
  • Wage hour laws
  • Labor relations
Date:  Thursday, April 11
Time:  9 am – 1 pm

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

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.  Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/New-Client-Orientation-41213
 
Date:  Friday, April 12

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

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:  Tuesday, April 16

Time:  10 am – 4:30 pm

Cost:  $99

Location: ITT Technical Institute

12669 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar  91342 – 5 freeway at Roxford exit

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, April 16

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, CA 91355 

10 Ways to Effective Marketing

Come prepared to listen, learn and discuss how Marketing is like washing dishes!  This energetic workshop will help you review what you have been doing; analyze what is working and what has not and what to do about it.  Learn proven ways to grow your business with low cost, targeted advertising and marketing that works from a marketing and sales expert with more than 35 years of successful business experience.  We begin with a presentation of how to create and execute a marketing and selling program and then it is your turn – you ask the questions about your business situation and get answers that are customized to your business situation.  Ideal for both existing business owners and those just getting started.

 

Date:  Tuesday, April 16

Time:  10 am – 12 pm

Cost:  $35

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

19867 Prairie St., Chatsworth, CA  91311

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:  Wednesday, April 17

Time:  4:30 pm – 7:30 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, CA 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 Haassment; Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation Law, Prohibited Conduct;  Remedies; Strategies to Prevent Harassment; Practical Examples;  Limited Confidentiality; Resouces; Effective Investigation; Other Forms of Harassment.  Participants will be provided a Certificate of Completion.  The instructor is a human resource professional with over 20 years of experience as a Director of Human Resources.

 

Date:  Thursday, April 18

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, CA 91355 

Essential Steps for Writing a Business Plan – FREE – Citi Sponsored

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.  Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Business-Plan-042313 

 

Date:  Tuesday, April 23

Time:  9 am – 12 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, CA 91355

 

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

0 Comments

You can be the first one to leave a comment.

Leave a Comment


LOCAL BUSINESS LINKS
LOCAL BUSINESS HEADLINES
FINANCIALS OF LOCAL INTEREST
MARKETS & METALS
NASDAQ6209.036  chart -0.12%
S&P 5002427.25  chart +0.07%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita18.00  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.038  chart -7.32%
Sierra Bancorp25.03  chart -1.42%
Cu Bancorp (ca)34.90  chart -0.43%
Enable Ipc Corp0.001  chart +0.00%
Flex Ltd. - Ordinary Shares15.645  chart +0.81%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Mannkind Corporation1.4138  chart -3.16%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca13.81  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated105.18  chart +0.30%
Tejon Ranch Co19.93  chart -0.45%
Us Energy Initiative0.0004  chart +0.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.7.825  chart +0.97%

Apple Inc.157.14  chart -0.23%
At&t Inc.37.80  chart +1.15%
Autonation, Inc.42.49  chart +1.94%
Best Buy Co., Inc.60.40  chart +1.56%
Big Lots, Inc.49.19  chart -0.53%
Barnes & Noble, Inc.7.30  chart -0.68%
Brady Corporation32.875  chart +0.54%
Boston Scientific Corporation26.90  chart +0.04%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Class A35.355  chart +0.33%
Carnival Corporation68.18  chart +1.07%
Comcast Corporation40.91  chart +0.96%
Costco Wholesale Corporation157.50  chart +0.27%
Curtiss-wright Corporation94.02  chart +0.48%
Cvs Health Corporation77.75  chart +0.12%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored9.185  chart -0.16%
D.r. Horton, Inc.35.81  chart +0.34%
Walt Disney Company (the)101.02  chart +0.32%
Edison International79.63  chart +0.87%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 56.35  chart +0.61%
Home Depot, Inc. (the)149.53  chart +1.38%
Kb Home22.41  chart +0.90%
Kroger Company (the)22.585  chart -1.20%
Lennar Corporation Class A52.16  chart +0.54%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri153.4701  chart -0.29%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Lowe's Companies, Inc.74.27  chart +0.86%
Marriott International99.00  chart +0.99%
Mcdonald's Corporation158.52  chart +0.48%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.095  chart -2.17%
Netflix, Inc.165.86  chart -0.41%
Office Depot, Inc.4.147  chart +0.66%
Rite Aid Corporation2.22  chart +0.00%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.28.65  chart +1.02%
Regal Entertainment Group Class14.55  chart -3.77%
Ross Stores, Inc.58.935  chart -0.14%
Republic Services, Inc.64.27  chart +0.59%
N/aN/A  chartN/A
Starbucks Corporation53.34  chart +1.21%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc.7.3625  chart -2.48%
Sears Holdings Corporation8.53  chart -1.39%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora53.08  chart -1.50%
Sonova N159.60  chart -0.50%
Staples, Inc.10.20  chart +0.10%
Sunpower Corporation8.975  chart -2.87%
Target Corporation56.955  chart +2.35%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart -0.21%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.235.08  chart -3.73%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.80.51  chart +0.60%
Waste Connections, Inc.63.76  chart +0.22%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.41.75  chart +0.05%
Waste Management, Inc.75.7321  chart +0.64%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.79.53  chart +0.28%
Woodward, Inc.67.92  chart +0.09%
CURRENCY CONVERTER

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
1961 - CalArts grad (MFA '92) and marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob SquarePants, born in Oklahoma; developed prototype for Spongebob while studying at CalArts in 1989. Estimated net worth in 2012: $90 million [story]
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to view the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at the Old Town Newhall Library starting at 10 a.m.
August 21: Solar Eclipse Viewing at Newhall Library
1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]
1879 - Newhall civic leader Charles Henry Kingsburry born in Missouri [story]
Alerted by a concerned citizen Friday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies once again rescued dogs the owner left in a car with the windows rolled up and no water.
Deputies Break Window, Rescue Dogs Locked in Car
40 oz. to Freedom arrives in Santa Clarita as part of its anniversary tour at Concerts in the Park at Central Park on Saturday, August 19, with showtime at 7 p.m.
August 19: 40 Oz. to Freedom Rocks Central Park
Two local environmental groups filed a complaint in L.A. Superior Court Thursday regarding the approved plan to provide water to the Newhall Ranch development, set to break ground in 2018.
Environmental Groups File Complaint Against Newhall Ranch Water Plan
County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has provided $143,000 in funding to extend the season of youth and adult swim programs offered at the Castaic Aquatic Center through October 31.
Castaic Aquatic Center Programs Extended to October 31
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Los Angeles County firefighters and government leaders welcomed back the Super Scoopers Friday morning. Plus, the Old Town Newhall Library helped get the community ready for it as well by handing out free eclipse viewing glasses. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 18, 2017
CalArts alumna Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) will host a free, all-ages interactive arts workshop in Little Tokyo on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, as part of the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center’s 2017 Nisei Week activities.
August 19-20: Nisei Week Arts Workshop with CalArts Alum Audrey Chan
Western singer and songwriter John Zipperer headlines the next episode of "SCVTV Presents The OutWest Concert Series" at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall the evening of Friday, August 25.
August 25: John Zipperer Headlines ‘SCVTV Presents The OutWest Concert Series’
Habitat for Humanity SFV/SCV is honored to have received a $25,000 grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation, which will fund trauma workshops.
Habitat for Humanity Receives $25K Grant from Disabled Veterans
Here are agenda highlights for the next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, set for Tuesday, August 22, starting at 9:30 a.m..
August 22: Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda
Ashley Olivier, a student worker at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, summited Mt. Whitney with her dad, a lieutenant at LASD's Monterey Park station.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Student Worker, LASD Dad Top Mt. Whitney
Looking to enter the win column for the first time in 2017 on day two of the Summer Slam volleyball tournament, the TMU Mustangs squared off against 11th-ranked Eastern Oregon but lost in straight sets.
Mountaineers Spike Mustangs at Summer Slam
Caltrans has released "Rail and the California Economy," a research report investigating how the state’s vast passenger and freight rail system contribute to California’s economy, as well as an overview of opportunities for rail to address the state’s needs and challenges in the future.
New Report Details Rail Role in State Economy
The Master’s University women’s soccer team soared to a 7-0 victory over the visiting Eagles from Sierra Nevada College Thursday.
Lady Mustangs Soccer Win Opener 7-0
The Master’s University women's volleyball team concluded their first day of HIU Summer Slam tournament play with a five-set thriller against the Southern Oregon University Raiders on Wednesday evening, dropping the fifth set 15-9.
Lady Mustangs Fall in 5 to Raiders at HIU
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against claims by a state workers’ union that California’s pension system unfairly changed the terms of a pre-existing collective bargaining agreement.
Court Upholds Increase in CalPERS Retirement Age
Friday's alert from the South Coast Air Quality Management District that air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley has been extended through Saturday.
Updated: SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Saturday
Four annual crime reports, which provide law enforcement agencies and the public with statewide data on crime statistics, were released Friday by California's Attorney General.
AG Releases 4 California Crime Reports for 2016
The Master’s University women’s volleyball team lost their 2017 season opener Wednesday at the HIU Summer Slam in straight sets against the Warriors from national powerhouse Corban University (OR).
Warriors Drop TMU Lady Mustangs in Straight Sets
Here's the Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) Crime Information and Public Safety Report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station for the week of August 7 to August 13.
Crime Blotter: Assault, Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Two Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station employees will be recognized at the City Council meeting to be held on August 22 at 6 p.m.
City Council to Honor 2 SCV Sheriff’s Station Employees
The city of Santa Clarita’s Youth Sports program has seen measured success thus far in 2017.
Santa Clarita Youth Sports Program Sees Spike in Participation
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s new building campaign now only has $1.3 million remaining to raise before groundbreaking on the site can begin.
New SCV Senior Center Needs $1.3M to Break Ground
Sacramento County sued the California Department of Water Resources on Thursday over DWR's certification of the California 'WaterFix' delta tunnels project’s “dizzying” and “shifting” environmental review.
Sacramento County Sues to Freeze California ‘WaterFix’
1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
' style=
The storewide remodel of the Walmart Supercenter at 26471 Carl Boyer Drive is complete and, in addition to the many physical changes inside, Santa Clarita residents now have access to Online Grocery Pickup.
Walmart on Carl Boyer Drive Celebrates Grand Reopening Friday
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, two people have been hospitalized after a major collision. Plus, an acquisition of land near the 14. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday August 17, 2017
Le Chene French Cuisine, a long-time Santa Clarita local favorite restaurant along Sierra Highway, has announced that they will be hosting a thrilling Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday, November 4th, 2017.
Nov. 4: Le Chene Murder Mystery Dinner
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today announces that he is one of the 2017 inductees into the Antelope Valley High School Alumni Hall of Fame.
Sept. 22: Wilk to be Inducted into AV High School Hall of Fame
Signups are under way for the Santa Clarita Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which offers participants an opportunity to take a healthy stroll, experience outstanding live entertainment, honor loved ones who have been affected by Alzheimer’s and raise funds to battle the debilitating disease.
Oct. 7: Walk to End Alzheimer’s; Signups Under Way
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) andand Clarion Partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of 54 acres of land for the development of The Center at Needham Ranch, a state-of-the-art business park in the city of Santa Clarita, CA.
TCC, Clarion Partners Acquire More Than 50 Acres of SCV Real Estate