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biz_logo_sbdcITAR Training for Aerospace & Defense Companies

This workshop is geared towards aerospace & defense companies that are considering launching an export program but have been reluctant to proceed due to concerns about compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the proper handling of articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML). The seminar will be led by Bruce Leeds from Braumilleer Schulz, LLP, a leading International law firm. Mr. Leeds has decades of experience in export, foreign-trade zones, free trade agreements and ITAR compliance. He has successfully served his clients in diverse capacities from classification and due diligence to ITAR compliance and drawback. He has significant expertise with importing and exporting technology. Topics include:* Export controls in general* Licensing defense articles and technical data* The ITAR and US Munitions List* Commodity jurisdiction* Definitions* Becoming an ITAR exporter* Licenses for exports* Controlling technical data* License exemptions* Declarations and recordkeeping* Penalties and voluntary disclosures* Changes due to Export Control Reform* Where to obtain more information

Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/ITAR121113

 

Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time:  8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)
Location:  University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 107
  26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita  91355

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Sell More to Grow Your Business

The #1 question we get asked is “How do I grow my business?”. Come listen, learn and discuss the practical, low cost yet effective ways you can increase your sales to grow your business. Come prepared with questions affecting your business and get answers that may surprise you. Led by a sales expert with 35 years of successful selling experience who has helped more than 400 clients just like you! This is an ideal event whether you are an experienced pro or just getting started. Limited to 30 attendees so register early. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Sell-More-121213

 

Date: Thursday, December 12
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-121313

 

Date: Friday, December 13
Time:  10:00 am – 11:00 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

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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, January 10
Time:  10:00 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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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-011014

 

Date: Friday, January 10
Time:  10:00 am – 11:00 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

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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. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/New-Business-011414

 

Date: Tuesday, January 14
Time:  8:30 am – 10:30 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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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 Harassment; Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation Law; Prohibited Conduct; Remedies; Strategies to Prevent Harassment; Practical Examples; Limited Confidentiality; Resources; Effective Investigation; Other Forms of Harassment. Participants will be provided a Certificate of Completion. The instructor is human resource professional with over 20 years of experience as a Director of Human Resources.

 

Date: Tuesday, January 14
Time:  4:00 pm – 6:00 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
Seating is limited.  Pre-registration is required as workshops with low enrollment may be rescheduled. Advance payment, where applicable, reserves your seat.  Online registration is available for most seminars. For other classes please call us at (661) 362-5900 or email sbdc@canyons.edu to register.  Visit our website at www.cocsbdc.org for the latest information. 
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