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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 

Legal Do’s & Don’ts for Exporters

 

Topics covered will include:

 

  • Export Regulations (Trade Compliance)
  • U.S. government Controls
  • Legal Do’s & Don’ts – Differing legal systems around the world, preventing commercial disputes, copyright, trademarks, patterns
  • Role of FTAs and U.S. Dept. of Commerce

 

This is the seventh in a series of eight International Trade workshops running every two weeks through May 7, 2013.  You are invited to attend the series or any individual training of interest to you.    Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Regs-For-Exporters-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 301

 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita  91355

Grow You Business with Email & Social Media

This workshop is an interactive seminar where key concepts of email and social media marketing are discussed and developed. Accompanied by a short workbook, you will be guided through a process of creating a digital marketing strategy that is unique to your business or organization. The workshop will define and discuss the following topics and require you to brainstorm about how you can best apply them:

  • Engagement Marketing
  • Marketing Objectives
  • Marketing Goals
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Channels that Matter
  • Measurable Results

By documenting your understanding of these topics, in a way that creates a plan, you will leave with a greater understanding of how to optimize you email and social media marketing from a standpoint of where to find and how to cultivate the best relationships. Register online at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=fyx7upcab&oeidk=a07e77sg8dreaf06093

  

Date:  Wednesday, April 24

Time:  8:30 am – 11 am

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, CA 91355 

Branding, Messaging & Image Management for Small Business, Entrepreneurs & CEOs

Take things to the next level through effective branding, messaging and image management. This interactive workshop will explain these three concepts and how best to integrate them into your personal and professional lives. We’ll cover:

  • Branding and Your Bottom Line
  • One Message, Many Messengers Philosophy
  • How to Manage Your Public Image/Reputation

Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Branding-Messaging-Image-42413.

 

Date:  Wednesday, April 24

Time:  10 am – 12 pm

Cost:  FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley

 44055 North Sierra Highway, Lancaster  93534

New Client OrientationThis 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-42513

 

Date:  Thursday, April 25

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

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:  Friday, April 26

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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