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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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September 2020

Restaurant Academy: Know Your Numbers- Accounting for Your Restaurant

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

A successful food service business, whether a food truck or restaurant, is a business built on providing excellent food, service, and sanitation while making a profit.  During this presentation, you will be introduced to how to set up the financial foundations of a sustainable business, what numbers to monitor, systems to keep track of your results, and how to manage cash flow during a crisis. REGISTER NOW

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Disater Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

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

EIDL has reopened for all businesses. 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-19

September 3 @ 11:30 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

September 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 Food & Labor Costs 101

September 3 @ 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…

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Disater Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

EIDL has reopened for all businesses.  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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

September 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 »

Disater Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

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

EIDL has reopened for all businesses.  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 »

LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Small Businesses and NonProfits will obtain information on how to apply for the LA Regional COVID19 Recovery fund, which will offer loans and grant resources to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits. Grants are available for $5,000 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and not for profits. The sixth round grant application opened Monday, September 14, 2020, and will close September 18, 2020. REGISTER NOW

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Fondo LA COVID: Información de ayuda para subvenciones

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Las pequeñas empresas y las organizaciones sin fines de lucro obtendrán información sobre cómo solicitar el fondo de recuperación regional COVID19 de Los Ángeles, que ofrecerá préstamos y recursos de subvención a microempresarios, pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Las subvenciones están disponibles por $ 5,000 para microempresarios y $ 15,000 para pequeñas empresas y sin fines de lucro. La solicitud de subvención de la sexta ronda se abrió el lunes 14 de septiembre de 2020 y se…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

September 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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HR Fundamentals for Your Restaurant Team

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

The most important asset of any business is your employees. As a new or existing restaurant operator, it is critical that you are knowledgeable of the local, state, and federal laws that protect your employees and if not followed can have a devastating impact on your bottom line. In this webinar, you will be introduced to the interviewing do’s and don’ts, basic labor laws, what is required in a new hire packet, and how to properly fill out the Form…

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Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

September 15 @ 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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Launch a Business During COVID

September 16 @ 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 a successful entrepreneur. REGISTER…

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Commercial Lease Checklist for Small Businesses

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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-19

September 17 @ 11:30 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

September 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

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Safe, Clean Kitchens-LA County’s Newest Health Inspection Regulations

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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…

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Road to Recovery and Reopening

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

The purpose of this webinar is to keep small business owners informed of updates and resources available for them to survive and succeed during this time of uncertainty and unrest. There are also opportunities for small businesses to sprout and pivot in the midst, you can be the next business. Let us help you reopen your business. you will learn how to implement new practices and procedures required by the city and county for safety precaution, easing back into the…

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

September 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 »

Disater Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

EIDL has reopened for all businesses.  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 »

LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Small Businesses and NonProfits will obtain information on how to apply for the LA Regional COVID19 Recovery fund, which will offer loans and grant resources to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits. Grants are available for $5,000 for micro-entrepreneurs and $25,000 for small businesses and not for profits. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Fondo LA COVID: Información de ayuda para subvenciones

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Las pequeñas empresas y las organizaciones sin fines de lucro obtendrán información sobre cómo solicitar el fondo de recuperación regional COVID19 de Los Ángeles, que ofrecerá préstamos y recursos de subvención a microempresarios, pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Las subvenciones están disponibles por $5,000 para microempresarios y $25,000 para pequeñas empresas y sin fines de lucro. Registrarse Ahora

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

September 24 @ 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 »

Restaurant Academy: Know Your Numbers- Accounting for Your Restaurant

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

A successful food service business, whether a food truck or restaurant, is a business built on providing excellent food, service, and sanitation while making a profit. During this presentation, you will be introduced to how to set up the financial foundations of a sustainable business, what numbers to monitor, systems to keep track of your results, and how to manage cash flow during a crisis. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »
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