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December 2022

Restaurant Academy: The Restaurant and Food Service Business Plan

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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. Participants will receive a business and financial plan template. plan template and can schedule one-on-one advisement sessions with one of our restaurant experts. REGISTER NOW

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Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

December 6 @ 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 may other Local Small Business Public Contracting Opportunities REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 workshop.…

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Restaurant Academy: Labor Law Essential for Start Up Restaurants and Small Businesses

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Not having a sound understanding of California labor laws is one of the biggest threats to a business.  Don’t risk your profits!  In this webinar, you will be introduced to most up-to- date California wage and hour laws including breaks and meal periods, overtime, wages, salaries, and termination payouts. REGISTER NOW

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Launch Your Business Today

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

Starting a business is easy, once you have decided to start one, you are halfway there! But you need to know that it requires planning and making key financial decisions. This training is designed to give you an overview of the aspects to consider prior to starting a new business. This may sound complicated, but at the end of the course, you will have all the knowledge and our support to make it happen! Topics will include: •  Business Ownership •…

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

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…

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Special Event: Grow With Google “Make Your Website Work for You”

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Learn how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports your goals. Whether you’re launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help. REGISTER NOW

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Financial Fitness: Balance Sheet

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The Balance Sheet is known as the “mother of all financial statements”. It provides a summary of the company’s position during a specific timeframe. It is broken down into three major categories and tracks what is known as the company’s assets, liabilities and owners’ equities. REGISTER NOW

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New Client Orientation

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

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How To Become Loan – Ready

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make your business bankable this webinar is for you! We know that finances can be scary but with the right help, it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we look at what’s needed to make sure you are bankable and ready to grow your business when applying for a loan. REGISTER NOW

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How To Be Bankable

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

If you are looking to make your business bankable this webinar is for you! We know that finances can be scary but with the right help it can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we look at what's needs to make sure you are bankable and ready to grow your business when applying for a loan. REGISTER NOW

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Increasing Your Profits: Sell More Spend Less

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do you know how to use what you know to make your profits grow? During this workshop you will learn the steps you need to take to create a 90 day action plan to increase your sales. Have you been in business two years or more and hit a wall in your sales?  We will teach you how to use the insights specifically around your customers to make changes and grow. Your BEST Customers value lower costs, increased profitability, reduced risk, greater efficiency,…

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
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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

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Restaurant Academy: Preventing & Stopping Theft in your Restaurant

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free
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Do you have high sales but your restaurant always seems to losing money? When you count inventory do things seems to be missing  constantly? The National Restaurant Association estimates employee theft accounts for 75% of inventory shortages and 4% of overall sales in  restaurants. The key to stopping theft at your restaurant is understanding how it happens and setting up checks and balances to prevent it. Join  our webinar to learn best practices on cash auditing, inventory tracking and managing…

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Branding For Success

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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 not alone, and we…

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Financial Fitness: Income Statement

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

An income statement is a financial statement that shows the company's income and expenditures. It also shows whether a company is making profit or loss for a given period. The income statement, along with balance sheet and cash flow statement, helps you understand the financial health of your business. If you need help with your income statement and where to start, this webinar is for you! REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

December 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 workshop.…

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From Handyman To Contractor

December 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

During this workshop you will learn what you need to become a licensed contractor and how to build the career path of your dreams. Learn how to utilize your skills to make connections and build your client list. REGISTER NOW

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January 2023

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

January 3, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 workshop.…

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Business Profit Projections

January 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Business Projections 101 If you are looking to make a profit in your business this webinar is 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

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Social Media 101

January 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Are you confused where and how to start? We at PCR SBDC, know exactly what you are going through. You are not alone and we offer a big part of the solution through our workshops and one on one consultations. Our Social Media workshop, will save a lot of time, effort and mainly lots of trials and errors. Many businesses are on social media because of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) but they have no plan or strategy and are…

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

January 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

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…

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

January 17, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free
Close up of a person's hands writing in a notebook.

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 workshop.…

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Increasing Your Profits: Sell More Spend Less

January 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Do you know how to use what you know to make your profits grow? During this workshop you will learn the steps you need to take to create a 90 day action plan to increase your sales. Have you been in business two years or more and hit a wall in your sales?  We will teach you how to use the insights specifically around your customers to make changes and grow. Your BEST Customers value lower costs, increased profitability, reduced risk, greater efficiency,…

Find out more »

Branding For Success

January 19, 2023 @ 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 not alone, and we…

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