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Webinar-Protecting Legal Rights in Creative Materials: Copyright Basics(On-Line Training)
Via Internet Only

Date: March 4, 2016
Day: Friday
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Cost: Free with online registration

This online webinar course will teach small businesses how to protect legal rights in creative materials, such as training manuals, articles, publications, photographs, software, music, videos and website content under copyright law.

The course will cover the requirements for copyright protection, the length of protection, determining ownership, the benefits of registration, how to avoid violating the copyrights of others and how to ensure the business owns copyright protected materials created by employees and independent contractors.

Access to Capital-Finding Funding For Your Business

University of Antelope Valley
44055 Sierra Hwy, Room 127
Lancaster, CA 93534

Date: March 4, 2016
Day: Friday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: Free

How to Successfully Start Your New Business

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Room 222
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: March 8, 2016
Day: Tuesday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: $30.00 + $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.

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.

Webinar-Rev Up Your Business On Facebook Part 1 (On-Line Training)
Via-Internet Only

Date: March 9, 2016
Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Cost: Free with online registration

Raise Your Prices Now and Earn More Money

DeVry University
15301 Ventura Blvd, Room 105
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Date: March 10, 2016
Day: Thursday
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free + Parking Fee (Galleria parking fees are posted in lot)

This is Part 1 of a 2-part Facebook webinar series.
During this webinar (Part 1), you will learn:
* How Facebook can help you promote your business
* How to Create / Improve your Facebook Business Page
* How to Create Effective Posts and Increase Engagement with your Page and Posts

This new SBDC webinar is a small group interactive workshop (with a maximum of 8 participants) during which you will be introduced to Facebook for Marketing to utilize Facebook’s range of options to increase your company’s brand awareness and generate SALES!!!

** Note: The webinar will consist of a PowerPoint presentation as well as live navigation on Facebook.com so you can see where and how to access and use Facebook’s features and tools.


Come in person to learn how to convert 2 cents into $40,000!

This energetic and informative 90 minute workshop will help you figure out if the prices of your products or services are too low and then how and why you should raise your prices now!

Learn proven ways to grow your business and earn more profits from a marketing and sales expert with more than 35 years of successful business experience.

We begin with a presentation and then it is your turn – you ask the questions and get answers customized to your business situation.

Ideal for both existing business owners and those just getting started.

Quickbooks Level 1

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
University Center-Room 309
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: March 11, 2016
Day: Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cost: $59.00 + $3.00 parking fee (kiosk located in lot #14)

In this hands-on beginners, detailed workshop you will learn the Quickbooks basics that will allow you to begin using Quickbooks for your business.

Introduction to Quickbooks: Desktop and Online

Accounting Basics: Profit and Loss Report, Balance Sheet Report, Assets and Liabilities, Cash v. Accrual Accounting

Company Set – Up

Chart of Accounts: Banks, Equity, Credit Cards, Income, Cost of Goods Sold, Expenses.

1. Vender Center (Database Set-Up)
2. Items/Products and Services (Set-Up)
3. Customer Center (Database Set-Up)

Improve Your Profitability and Cash Flow-Through Breakeven Analysis
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
University Center-Room 222
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date: March 12, 2016
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: $30.00 + $3.00 parking pass (kiosk located in lot #14)

Rev Up Your Business On Facebook
University of Antelope Valley
44055 Sierra Hwy, Room 106
Lancaster, CA 93534

Date: March 16, 2016
Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Cost: Free

A powerful two topic seminar that will help you increase your profits and cash flow!

Break Even Analysis is crucial for businesses to become profitable.

The formula determines costs and proper pricing for your business service/products.

Better Inventory Management – learn tips on how effective inventory management will free up cash, lower interest expense and make 36% on your money.

This new SBDC workshop is a comprehensive two-hour experience during which you will learn the ins and outs of Facebook for Marketing to utilize Facebook’s range of free and paid options to increase your company’s brand awareness and generate SALES!!!

During this workshop, you will learn how to:
* Create / Improve your Facebook Page
* Create Effective Posts and Increase Engagement with your Page and Posts
* Create Facebook Ads to attract real Fans, drive traffic to your website and grow your SALES!
* Analyze and Evaluate the Performance of your Page, Posts and Ads including using Facebook Analytics

** Note: The workshop will consist of a detailed PowerPoint presentation as well as live navigation on Facebook.com**

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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