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All LA SBDC workshops are currently being offered online only.

Due to the COVID-19 Safer-at-Home restrictions, all LA SBDC workshops are being rescheduled or offered online only. If you’ve registered for a workshop, please check your email or the calendar listing for the latest updates.

If your business is affected by COVID-19, view the LA SBDC COVID-19 Response Guide here.

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December 2020

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

December 2 @ 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

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Disaster Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

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

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) is scheduled to end in December 2020. Do you need help submitting an application or being reconsidered for disaster loan programs? Pacific Coast Regional SBDC can help. The purpose of the webinar is to assist clients to understand the process of completing a loan/grant applications for disaster funding. The presentation also covers EIDL reconsideration and other funding sources. REGISTER NOW

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers’ problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

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

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

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Restaurant Business Planning

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

In this interactive workshop 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 plan template and can schedule one-on-one advisement sessions with one of our restaurant experts. REGISTER NOW

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Launch A Business During COVID

December 9 @ 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) · Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies · How to do the business name search · We will help you complete the forms to register your business · The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

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Disaster Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) is scheduled to end in December 2020. Do you need help submitting an application or being reconsidered for disaster loan programs? Pacific Coast Regional SBDC can help. The purpose of the webinar is to assist clients to understand the process of completing a loan/grant applications for disaster funding. The presentation also covers EIDL reconsideration and other funding sources. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

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Restaurant Academy: Food and Labor Cost 101

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Food cost is one of the main keys to long-term restaurant success because of its direct impact on profitability. Join us as we review how to calculate food cost for individual menu items as well as weekly restaurant performance. In this class, you will also learn how to apply food cost to setting your menu pricing, its impact on your restaurant's inventory, ordering, and waste. Labor costs account for at least a third of your restaurant’s expenses-managing labor efficiently will keep more money…

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Safe, Clean Kitchens-Passing L.A. County’s Health Inspection

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Are you up to date on your COVID 19 safety protocols? Take a moment and imagine a Health Inspector walking through your doors.  How would you do on your inspection? Would you get an A rating? Are you adhering to the most current regulations to keep your team and customers safe from COVID 19? This comprehensive class will give you a step by step tutorial on what the Health Inspection is looking for, how to set your establishment up for success and how…

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

December 16 @ 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 »

Disaster Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) is scheduled to end in December 2020. Do you need help submitting an application or being reconsidered for disaster loan programs? Pacific Coast Regional SBDC can help. The purpose of the webinar is to assist clients to understand the process of completing a loan/grant applications for disaster funding. The presentation also covers EIDL reconsideration and other funding sources. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

December 17 @ 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 developed by…

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
free

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers’ problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

Find out more »

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

January 2021

Launch A Business During COVID

January 6, 2021 @ 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) · Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies · How to do the business name search · We will help you complete the forms to register your business · The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

Find out more »

Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

January 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers' problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

January 13, 2021 @ 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 During COVID

January 20, 2021 @ 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) · Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies · How to do the business name search · We will help you complete the forms to register your business · The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

Find out more »

Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers' problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

January 27, 2021 @ 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 28, 2021 @ 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 developed by…

Find out more »
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