Assisting Clients in the
Los Angeles Area
213.674.2696
hosted by: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by Pacific Coast Regional
Loading Events

← Back to Events

Webinar

January 2022

Business Profit Projections

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar it for you! We know that numbers can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we take an honest look at what needs must be met to start, grow and keep you in the green. The only thing that can make you cents is MONEY! Let us help! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably. Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas. The small business owner will frequently be presented with a form lease…

Find out more »

Understanding Food and Labor Costs in the Restaurant Industry

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

How much money are you making off each menu item you sell? How much do you spend on employee wages every week or month? If you are not able to answer these 2 questions immediately, you’re managing your business blindly.  Food and labor costs make up 60-65% of your total expenses. If you don’t keep them in check, your restaurant will quickly go under. This webinar will teach you how to calculate food cost for individual menu items as well as your overall restaurant…

Find out more »

February 2022

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the…

Find out more »

Launch A Business

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation). REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Social Media Basics

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Are you scratching your head and wondering if businesses are really making money using social media? Do you wonder if your business can still get in on the action and make money? Do you still think that social media marketing means posting on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter? Are you still lost between keywords and hashtags? We are looking forward to helping you either start or expand your business, this is what we do and are good at it! Join us…

Find out more »

Business Permits and Licenses for Restaurants and Food Service Businesses – Restaurant Academy

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Not sure of the legal process to start your foodservice business? We've got you covered! We will provide a step-by-step process to complete the state and local business registration steps. This will include incorporation, fictitious business name, Business License, Seller's Permit, how to quickly and cost-effectively obtain your health permit for operation. You will also learn about the required state business and foodservice training. Bring your questions, we've got answers. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Cottage Food Ready-5 Steps to Launching a Food Business At Home

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Have you always wanted to start a food business from home but didn’t know where to begin? Did you know certain foods are NOT allowed to be prepared at home and require a commercial kitchen? This webinar will walk you through the authorized foods you can make at home as well as how to navigate the paperwork needed to start your cottage food business. We’ve put together the 5 steps needed to get your home-based food business up and running! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The certification process can be very confusing and many times feel very labor-intensive. PCR SBDC presents a webinar to clear the confusion of the application process. During this workshop you will learn: • Billions of Public Contracting Dollars are within Los Angeles County Agencies for Certified Small Business • How to leverage Statewide Small Business Certification to open many other Local Small Business Public Contracting Opportunities REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Profit Projections

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar it for you! We know that numbers can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we take an honest look at what needs must be met to start, grow and keep you in the green. The only thing that can make you cents is MONEY! Let us help! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Accounting For Your Business

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do you have questions about accounting? Maybe you do not know where to start when it comes to accounting for your business? Do you know what software works best for your business? Have you set up your accounts properly? Join us for answers to all these questions and more. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

New Client Orientation

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Customer Relationship Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Do you know who your BEST Customers are? Do you know: • Who Pays on Time? • Provides Honest Feedback? • Mentors You? • Provides Opportunities for Growth? • Has Clear Measurements for Success? • Rewards Innovation? Your BEST Customers value lower costs, increased profitability, reduced risk, greater efficiency, quality, and innovation. So do you, but how do they know? Join us as we look at a process to review your customer base by analyzing patterns using existing data and…

Find out more »

Branding For Success

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Can you define your brand proposition in less than one minute? Are you struggling with defining your brand? Can you differentiate yourself from your competition and stand out? Do you know what is your uniqueness as an entrepreneur and as a business (It is not your prices, experience, or customer service)? Are you intentional on how your clients see you, and the promise you make to them? We at PCR SBDC, know exactly what you are going through. You are…

Find out more »

HR Basics for Restaurants and Small Businesses

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

This is a must attend class for new supervisors or if you have not reviewed your labor laws for a while. In this webinar, you will learn about the newest HR laws, the dreaded PAGA lawsuit, minimum wage laws, overtime and break rules, when you can pay a person a salary, CA Sick Leave laws, and required state trainings. Protect your profits by being in compliance. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Safe, Clean Kitchens-How to get an “A” on your Health Inspection

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Imagine a Health Inspector walking into your restaurant…would you get an “A”? Is your kitchen clean and ready for inspection at any moment? Excellent food safety starts with a clean kitchen. This webinar will cover LA County’s health inspection protocols and what you need to get an A every time an inspector walks through your doors. If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Profit Projections

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar it for you! We know that numbers can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we take an honest look at what needs must be met to start, grow and keep you in the green. The only thing that can make you cents is MONEY! Let us help! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Forming Your Corporation : LLC S-CORP & MORE

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

We will discuss forming a Corporation, an S-Corporation, a Limited Liability Company, a Partnership, or a Sole Proprietorship. If you are unsure which category you are in, we are here to help. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

March 2022

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the…

Find out more »

Ask Me Anything: Marketing With Sahar

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Do you need some of your quick help in marketing for your business? Do you have questions on what are the next steps for your brand? Maybe you just don't know where to start. Join Us for this open forum to ask any marketing-based questions that you may have. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Social Media Basics

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Are you scratching your head and wondering if businesses are really making money using social media? Do you wonder if your business can still get in on the action and make money? Do you still think that social media marketing means posting on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter? Are you still lost between keywords and hashtags? We are looking forward to helping you either start or expand your business, this is what we do and are good at it! Join us…

Find out more »

The Secrets to Hiring and Retaining Employees During the Pandemic

March 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Are you having difficulty attracting and retaining employees? In this webinar you will learn to understand the mindset of hiring, how to make your business look more attractive to candidates and learn strategies to create an environment that people will not want to leave in the critical first 90 days. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The certification process can be very confusing and many times feel very labor-intensive. PCR SBDC presents a webinar to clear the confusion of the application process. During this workshop you will learn: • Billions of Public Contracting Dollars are within Los Angeles County Agencies for Certified Small Business • How to leverage Statewide Small Business Certification to open many other Local Small Business Public Contracting Opportunities REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Profit Projections

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar it for you! We know that numbers can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we take an honest look at what needs must be met to start, grow and keep you in the green. The only thing that can make you cents is MONEY! Let us help! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Launch A Business

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
A person holding two dishes as if offering them to the viewer. The first dish is something like a meatball and the second is two samosas.

THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation). REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Accounting For Your Business

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do you have questions about accounting? Maybe you do not know where to start when it comes to accounting for your business? Do you know what software works best for your business? Have you set up your accounts properly? Join us for answers to all these questions and more. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Restaurant Accounting-Budget your way to Profitability

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do you know your numbers? When you become a restaurant or food truck owner, you’re constantly trying to squeeze a dollar out of a dime. With razor-thin profit margins, we can’t afford to NOT budget. Let PCR help you get 2022 on track financially through budgeting. This webinar will review the foundations of a successful restaurant as well as red flags to watch out for on your P&L. If you’re not profitable, you won’t be in business for long. It’s time to take…

Find out more »

New Client Orientation

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Customer Relationship Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Do you know who your BEST Customers are? Do you know: • Who Pays on Time? • Provides Honest Feedback? • Mentors You? • Provides Opportunities for Growth? • Has Clear Measurements for Success? • Rewards Innovation? Your BEST Customers value lower costs, increased profitability, reduced risk, greater efficiency, quality, and innovation. So do you, but how do they know? Join us as we look at a process to review your customer base by analyzing patterns using existing data and…

Find out more »

Branding For Success

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Can you define your brand proposition in less than one minute? Are you struggling with defining your brand? Can you differentiate yourself from your competition and stand out? Do you know what is your uniqueness as an entrepreneur and as a business (It is not your prices, experience, or customer service)? Are you intentional on how your clients see you, and the promise you make to them? We at PCR SBDC, know exactly what you are going through. You are…

Find out more »

Business Planning for Your Restaurant or Food Service Business

March 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

In this webinar, you will discover the essential components of a restaurant business plan to help increase your chances of success and present your plan to investors and financial institutions. Topics will cover concept creation, organizational structure, marketing plan and SWOT analysis, necessary operational considerations, and an overview of financial projections. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Profit Projections

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar it for you! We know that numbers can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we take an honest look at what needs must be met to start, grow and keep you in the green. The only thing that can make you cents is MONEY! Let us help! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Legacy Restaurants-Building a food empire

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

How do you build a business that lasts for generations? Specifically, a food business? In an industry that sees 60% failure rate within the first year and 80% failure rate within 5 years, what’s the secret to a restaurant that lasts for 4 decades? This webinar will feature successful restaurateurs that have turned their family food business into a legacy business spanning multiple generations. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Close up of a person's hands writing in a notebook.

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably. Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas. The small business owner will frequently be presented with a form lease developed by…

Find out more »

April 2022

Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The certification process can be very confusing and many times feel very labor-intensive. PCR SBDC presents a webinar to clear the confusion of the application process. During this workshop you will learn: • Billions of Public Contracting Dollars are within Los Angeles County Agencies for Certified Small Business • How to leverage Statewide Small Business Certification to open many other Local Small Business Public Contracting Opportunities REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Forming Your Corporation : LLC S-CORP & MORE

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Side view of a person sitting on the floor while using their laptop computer. They are sitting with their back against a white couch.

We will discuss forming a Corporation, an S-Corporation, a Limited Liability Company, a Partnership, or a Sole Proprietorship. If you are unsure which category you are in, we are here to help. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »
+ Export Events