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This orientation will give insight into starting and running a successful small business. You will learn 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-091714

Date:  Wednesday, September 17

Time:  4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Room 222, Santa Clarita, CA 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. 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:  Thursday, September 18

Time:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley
44055 North Sierra Highway, Room 128, Lancaster, CA 93534
Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo

Join us for the Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo sponsored by Senator George Runner (ret.), Member CA State Board of Equalization.  Topics to be covered include:

* Avoiding Sales and Use Tax Problems
* Forms of Ownership
* Develop a Winning Business Plan
* Loan Programs and Services
* Marketing for Small Businesses
* Recordkeeping for Small Business

 

Date:  Friday, September 19

Time:  9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Cost: FREE – Parking is free for this event

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Room 258, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Build Your Marketing Toolkit and Video Marketing Success Secrets – How to Market on YouTube

 

Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But with so many different marketing activities that they could focus on, they often miss some of the important marketing concepts that will help them understand why those activities are so important. This presentation is designed to uncover some of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way.

Attendees of this presentation will learn:

* What marketing really is (and isn’t)
* How marketing has changed in ways that benefit small businesses
* The importance of setting goals and objectives for their marketing efforts
* A framework that shows how different marketing activities all fit together
* It’s ok to start small, to start where you already are

Date:  Wednesday, September 24

Time:  9:00 am – 11:00 am

Cost: FREE

Location: ITT Tech
12669 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342
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. 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:  Friday, September 26

Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Location: College of the Canyons — Canyon Country Campus
17200 Sierra Highway, Room 202, Canyon Country, CA 91351
New Client Orientation
This orientation will give insight into starting and running a successful small business. You will learn 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.

Date:  Wednesday, October 1

Time:  10:00 am – 11:00

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Room 222, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Build Your Marketing Toolkit Plus Introduction to WordPress
Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But with so many different marketing activities that they could focus on, they often miss some of the important marketing concepts that will help them understand why those activities are so important. This presentation is designed to uncover some of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way.
Register online at:   http://bit.ly/CTCT_AV_WordPress

Date:  Friday, October 3

Time:  10:00 am – 11:30

Cost: FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley Room 127
44055 North Sierra Highway, Lancaster, CA 93534
Seating is limited.
Online pre-registration is required to guarantee you a seat in one of our trainings
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Workshops with low enrollment may be rescheduled.
Advance payment, where applicable, reserves your seat.
Start today, go to  www.cocsbdc.org and register for training.
 

 

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TRAINING LOCATIONS:

Santa Clarita Valley

University Center @

College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

 

COC Canyon Country Campus

17200 Sierra Hwy

 

San Fernando Valley
Build WorkSource Center
9207 Eton Ave., Chatsworth
Calabasas Founders Hall
100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas
  
DeVry University
15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks
 
ITT Technical Institute
12669 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar

Antelope Valley

University of Antelope Valley
44055 N. Sierra Highway, Lancaster
 
Chimbole Center
38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale
South Valley WorkSource Center
38510 Sierra Highway, Palmdale

Webinars for Small Businesses

 The SBDC is pleased to provide links to FREE webinars that may be of interest to local small businesses.  Click on the link below to view the webinars available:
 
Bid Opportunities for Area
Small Businesses
The SBDC provides links to bid opportunities for area small businesses.  Please click on the link below to see the latest opportunities:

 

 

International Trade Opportunities
The SBDC provides links to international trade opportunities for area small businesses.  Please click on the link below to see the latest opportunities:

 

http://cocsbdc.org/resources/international-trade-opportunities/

 

SBDC Sponsored Online Business Classes
The SBDC has contracted with a provider of online business classes to provide a wide variety of classes that you can complete at your own pace from any location with a PC and an internet connection.  Please click on the link below to access our online class portal and to register for online classes. 

 

 

The Small Business Development Center is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, College of the Canyons, & local private & public partners. Funding is not an endorsement of any product, opinion, or service. All programs receiving Federal funding are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Special arrangements for individuals with disabilities will be made if requested in advance.

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