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March 2020

Entrepreneurship Series: Session 3

Mar 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
West Valley Work Source Center, 9207 Eton Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 United States
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour sessions on 3/3, 3/10 and 3/17, 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…

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New Client Orientation

Mar 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
West Valley Work Source Center, 9207 Eton Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 United States
Free

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 NOW

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Veteran Series – Sales & Marketing Basics

Mar 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Valley Work Source Center, 9207 Eton Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 United States
Free

This workshop is an introduction to sales and marketing to help participants understand key elements including the target market, customer segments, value proposition, attracting and retaining customers, distribution channels and more. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to Certifications and Contracting Opportunities for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The session will feature certifications and contracting opportunities as an option for Veteran, Military and Spouse entrepreneurs and business owners who want to diversify and expand their customer base. Participants will be introduced to resources to help with become certified to do business with the Federal, State and Local government and an overview of the process. REGISTER NOW

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Finding Funding

Mar 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Get Ready for Global Trade

Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn why small business owners should consider exporting goods and services from the U.S. as a way to grow their business. The following topics will be highlighted: -Why go global? - the myths and opportunities -Identify indicators for your global market success -Understanding cultural differences -Sources of international marketing data -Consider partners for exporting REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This informational 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! REGISTER NOW

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Entrepreneurship Series: Session 3

Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial.  The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”.  The featured one-hour sessions on 3/5, 3/12 and 3/19, 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…

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Webinar – Business Model Canvas: A Planning Tool for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Mar 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The Business Model Canvas is a tool for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements describing a product's value proposition, infrastructure, customers, and finances. This webinar will provide details to help capture the big picture for the building blocks of the business, connections between those building blocks, and when to use the business model canvas effectively. REGISTER NOW

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Veteran Series – How to Start Your Business

Mar 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Valley Work Source Center, 9207 Eton Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 United States
Free

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. REGISTER NOW

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QuickBooks Level 1

Mar 26 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
$59.00

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: – 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. – Lists: 1. Vendor Center (Database Set-Up) 2. Items/Products and Services (Set-Up) 3. Customer Center (Database Set-Up) REGISTER NOW

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Redes Sociales para su Negocio

Mar 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
13420 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 111 Pacoima, CA 91331
Free

Este es un taller básico en español es para aprender sobre cuáles son las redes sociales correctas para su negocio y la terminología común. Tendremos ejemplos e interactuaremos con el Facebook y el Instagram. Por favor traiga su Tablet, celular o Laptop con su información de las redes sociales para conectarse. REGISTER NOW

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Aprenda a administrar los riesgos comerciales de su negocio – Opciones de seguro y más,

Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
13420 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 111 Pacoima, CA 91331
Free

Prepárese para aprender a administrar los riesgos comerciales potenciales utilizando las opciones de seguro comercial. Para negocios nuevos y existentes. - Aprenda diferentes tipos de pólizas a considerar: necesidad de tener vs agradable de tener - Aprenda a evaluar las opciones de pólizas - Venga preparado para hacer preguntas REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Some people are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and how 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. Featured Topics: -Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur -Types of Entrepreneurs -Entrepreneurship Economic Impact -Find…

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Business Planning – Part 1

Mar 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Feel free to bring your device to work on the Business Plan during the training. Highlighted Topics: -Creating a Business Plan -Goal Development -Business Development -Marketing Plans -Advertising Strategies -Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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April 2020

Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. This featured webinar 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…

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QuickBooks Level 1

Apr 2 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
$59.00

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: – 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. – Lists: 1. Vendor Center (Database Set-Up) 2. Items/Products and Services (Set-Up) 3. Customer Center (Database Set-Up) REGISTER NOW

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New Client Orientation

Apr 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

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 NOW

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Webinar – How to Find International Customers

Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Exploring global trade can be challenging when trying to find international customers. Learn tips and techniques including market research to help: -Attract International Customers -Identify Potential Direct/Indirect Distributors REGISTER NOW

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Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Lots to do and not enough time? Come ready to explore tools and resources to help improve your business. REGISTER NOW

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Business Planning – Part 2

Apr 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Feel free to bring your device to work on the Business Plan during the training. Highlighted Topics: -Creating a Business Plan -Goal Development -Business Development -Marketing Plans -Advertising Strategies -Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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Creating Financial Projections

Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Have you tried to create detailed start-up costs, key assumptions and financial projections? Ran into a few obstacles along the way? Learn how to easily create your own. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to Start your Business

Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This webinar 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. REGISTER NOW

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QuickBooks Level 2

Apr 9 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
$59.00

Students must have completed Level 1 to be eligible to take this class. Level 2: A recap of Level 1: Chart of Accounts, Vendor List, Customer List and Items List. The continuation of Quickbooks Training to include: -Accounts Payable: Entering and Paying Bill -Accounts Receivable: Client Invoices and Statements, Cash Receipts, -Receipt of Payment -Credit Card Charges and Payment -Reconciliation of Bank Account and Credit Card Reports. REGISTER NOW

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Finding Funding

Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

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