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Whether you are a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced user of LinkedIn, this workshop has something new and essential for you! Learn how to:

  • Create / improve / complete your LinkedIn profile and presence to increase your visibility and the probability of being found by others
  • Build a network that expands your search capability
  • Utilize Groups and Advanced Search to prospect for, find and connect with potential new Customers, Strategic Referral Partners, Vendors and Service Providers, and Industry Peers
  • Expand your Search Results list (and save the cost of Premium services)
  • Message within LinkedIn for free with in-direct connections (and save the cost of Premium services)
  • Identify the last name of 3rd level connections (and save the cost of Premium services)
  • Find contact information (including phone and email addresses) for in-direct connections
Date:  Wednesday, November 6
Time:  9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cost: $35
Location:  Build WorkSource Center
  9207 Eton Ave., Chatsworth  91311
YEP Business in Action Field Trip
Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at Santa Clarita Photographic Studio. Located in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Clarita Photographic Studio offers a full range of creative services. Professional photographer Yoti Telio opened the studio in August 2005. He has been involved in photography for more than 30 years, first picking up a camera at age 6 helping his photographer father shoot a wedding in their native Bucharest, Romania. Join us to hear Yoti’s story and tour his studio. The Young Entrepreneur Program (YEP) is open to individuals age 14 – 27 years old.  Register online at http://tinyurl.com/YEP-Field-Trip-110713 

Date:  Thursday, November 7
Time:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: FREE 
Location:  Santa Clarita PhotographicStudio
  25354 Avenue Stanford, Valencia 91355
Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar
In this seminar, led by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and CA Employment Development Department (EDD), you will learn:

  • California payroll reporting requirements, including forms, employer obligations, reporting, and payment requirements.
  • About independent contractor reporting requirements.
  • Electronic filing and payment requirements and options.
  • Federal payroll reporting requirements, including Forms 940, 941, 1099, W-2, W-4, W-9, and alternative filing.

To register please visit the EDD website at www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Tax-Seminars/ or call 866-873-6086.


Date:  Friday, November 8

Time:  9:00 am – 3:30 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
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, November 12

Time:  10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $99
Location:  ITT Technical Institute, Lab 9
 12669 Encnitas Ave., Sylmar 91342 – 5 freeway at Roxford exit
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-111513

 

Date:  Friday, November 15

Time:  9:00 am – 10:00 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
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. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Business-Plan-112013

Date: Wednesday, November 20
Time:  4:30 pm – 7:30 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
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. .  Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Effective-Marketing-112113

 

Date:  Thursday, November 21
Time:  9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost: FREE

Location:  Build WorkSource Center

  9207 Eton Ave., Chatsworth  91311
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-112113

Date:  Thursday, November 21
Time:  4:30 pm – 5:30 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
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