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College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 309)
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Date: August 5, 2016
Day: Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm 
Cost: $139.00
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 222)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: August 5, 2016
Day: Friday 
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: Free
In this day long, fast-paced and all inclusive, 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 half an hour break lunch break, lunch is not provided. Training is on QuickBooks Premier 2014.
Do you find it challenging to figure out who you should be marketing to in managing your career? Are you looking for a better, more personal way to connect to your audience while building your brand? There are marketing tools out there that can shift your perspective and help you find and reach out to clients, customers, and audiences. * Gather a few new tools to help you expand your audience outreach * Explore different ways finding the best fit for you in the market place * Learn about Periscope – new Twitter live streaming iOS and Android app Join us for this fun, interactive workshop!
University of Antelope Valley
44055 Sierra Hwy
Lancaster, CA 93534
 
Date: August 5, 2016
Day: Friday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am 
Cost: Sponsored Event (Check-In with front lobby, located by the fountain)
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 222)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: August 9, 2016
Day: Tuesday 
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: $30.00 + $3.00 parking fee (Kiosk located in lot 14)
Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life.
Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life.
What Are You Waiting For? Go Global! Session 1

University of Antelope Valley
44055 N. Sierra Hwy
(Room #120)
Lancaster, CA 93534
Date: August  10, 2016
Day: Wednesday
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: Sponsored Event (Check-In with front lobby, located by the fountain)
Part 1 gives tips for small business owners who consider to export from the U.S. and covers the following topics:
* Why go global? – the myths and opportunities * Identify indicators for your global market success
* Understanding cultural differences
* Sources of international marketing data
* How to find partners for exporting
* Risks, and how to avoid them
* International pricing, logistics and documentation
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 301)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: August 16, 2016

Day: Tuesday
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Cost: Sponsored Event + $3.00 parking fee (Kiosk located in lot #14)
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 301)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: August 17, 2016
Day: Wednesday 
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: Sponsored Event + $3.00 parking fee (Kiosk located in lot 14)
This session will feature experts on Intellectual Property(IP), including Susan Anthony and Richard Cole from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Topics will include patents, trademarks, and copyrights for the United States and International. IP issues related to the internet will be covered and IP scenarios discussed. Brief one-on-one sessions will conclude the Boot Camp. The agenda will available soon. Advance registration is required. There are limited seats available.
This intensive session will feature experts on Intellectual Property(IP), including Susan Anthony and Richard Cole from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). IP impacts for fashion designers, and content/product creators in the entertainment industry will be discussed. The agenda will be available soon. Advance registration is required. There are limited seats available.
ITT Technical Institute
12669 Encinitas Ave

Sylmar, CA 91342

Date: August 17, 2016

Day: Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am 
Cost: $30.00
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
(University Center-Room 258)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: September 14, 2016
Day: Wednesday 
Time: 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: Sponsored Event + $3.00 parking fee (Kiosk located in lot 14)
If you want/need a loan/working capital to start or build your business, this workshop is for you! Learn the 5 C’s of credit bank or other lenders are looking for when considering lending you money. Additionally, you will receive information about available small business loan programs designed to assist your business in keeping pace in this growing economy.
Global Business is expanding…are you ready for the challenge? Learn the importance of encouraging an international outlook for business development. Discover cultural practices & protocols to better prepare for travel to different regions of the world. Develop an understanding of why and how clients in different countries should be treated. Learn tips on how to effectively meet with people from diverse cultures, and develop/improve business relationships.
Seating is limited. Online pre-registration is required to secure your space in one of our trainings. Payment in advance, where applicable, reserves your seat. Start today go to www.cocsbdc.org and check out our calendar of events! For more information please contact (661) 362-5900 or sbdc@canyons.edu.
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