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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business Part 1
Via Webinar

Date:April 6, 2017
Day: Thursday 
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $30.00
(Includes Part 1 and Part 2 on 4/20/2017) 
 
This short informational 10 step Quickstart Webinar, will give you a good overview of what it takes to Start Your Own Home-Based Business. Having this knowledge will nurture your dream of being self-employed and doing what you want to do in life. From selecting a business and getting it registered to how to balance your home life with our work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship!
To register, click [here].
QuickBooks Boot Camp
College of the Canyons – UCEN Room 309
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA  91355
Date: April 7, 2017
Day: Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $139.00 +$3.00 parking 
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 2016.
To register, click [here].
New Client Orientation
College of the Canyons – UCEN Room 222
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA  91355
Date: April 11, 2017
Day: Tuesday 
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Free +$3.00 parking 
Description: 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.
To register, click [here].
Webinar – Business Intelligence (BI) The New Metric To Help Increase Sales
via webinar
Date: April 13, 2017
Day: Thursday 
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Free
Are you tired of sourcing through many Excel spreadsheets to find trends in your data? Would you like to pool all of your information into one specific place? Power BI transforms your company’s data into rich visuals for you to collect and organize so you can focus on what matters to you. Stay in the know, spot trends as they happen, and push your business further.
To register, click [here].
Entrepreneurship Series – Session 1
College of the Canyons –
Canyon Country Campus – Room 603
17200 Sierra Highway
Santa Clarita, CA  91351
Date: April 13 , 2017
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cost : Free +$3.00 parking  
Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour sessions on 4/13, 4/20, and 4/27, will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, provide steps to start a formal business, and explore how to develop a business model to bring your vision to life. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. * Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur * Types of Entrepreneurs * Entrepreneurship Economic Impact * Find Out How Entrepreneurial You Are * Determine How to Proceed with Your Business Idea
To register, click [here].
Webinar-Veteran Entrepreneurship Series – Part 1
via webinar
Date: April 19, 2017
Day: Wednesday
Time: 12:00 pm  – 1:00 pm 
Cost: Free
The series will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, and provide steps to start a formal business. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help with the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. Veteran Students and the community are invited to attend at no cost.
To register, click [here].
Redes Sociales
College of the Canyons –  Room 223
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

Santa Clarita, CA  91355

Date: April 20,2017
Day: Thursday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Free + $3.00 parking 
Este es un taller básico en español para aprender sobre cuáles son las redes sociales correctas para su negocio y la terminología común.
To register, click [here].
Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business – Part 2
 Via Webinar
Date: April 20, 2017
Day: Thursday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $30.00 (Part 1 –  4/6/2017 and Part 2  – 4/20/2017 included) 
This short informational 10 step Quickstart Webinar, will give you a good overview of what it takes to Start Your Own Home-Based Business. Having this knowledge will nurture your dream of being self-employed and doing what you want to do in life. From selecting a business and getting it registered to how to balance your home life with our work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship!
To register, click [here].
Entrepreneurship Series – Session 2
College of the Canyons
Canyon Country Campus
17200 Sierra Highway – Room 603
Santa Clarita, CA  91351
Date: April 20, 2017
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:00 pm  – 1:00 pm 
Cost: Free+ $3.00 parking  
 
Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour sessions on 4/13, 4/20, and 4/27, will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, provide steps to start a formal business, and explore how to develop a business model to bring your vision to life. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. * Learn the Steps from Business Idea to Business Launch * Identify Business Structures * Discuss Key Marketing, Sales and Financial Issues
To register, click [here].
Finding Funding For Your Business
OfficeSlice
15165 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA  91403

Date: April 25, 2017
Day: Tuesday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Cost: Free+  parking fee

 
 
The session will highlight financing options for small business including alternative lenders, crowd funding, merchant services, suppliers, investors, etc.
To register, click [here].
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