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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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October 2020

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

October 22 @ 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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How To Pivot Successfully: Strategy Tips For Restaurant Owners

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Join us for a panel of food and restaurant business owners that have pivoted successfully through COVID-19. They will share their accomplishments, challenges and most important growth lessons that have kept their companies in business. REGISTER NOW

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Know Your Numbers- Accounting for Your Restaurant

October 27 @ 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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

October 28 @ 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

October 28 @ 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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LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

October 28 @ 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

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

October 29 @ 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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November 2020

Google: Build An Online Presence For Your Veteran Lead Business

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join us as we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week with a workshop that will help grow your veteran-led business. We’ll introduce key features of Google My Business, like the Veteran-Led attribute, and other digital tools that help connect businesses with local customers, promote special offers, and grow brand awareness. Following the workshop, we'll host a panel with Jen Pilcher of Patriot Boot Camp and Charles Cathlin of TruGenomix to discuss their own journeys with growing their businesses online. REGISTER NOW

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Disaster Funding Opportunities & EIDL Submission and Reconsideration

November 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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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

November 5 @ 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

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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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Business Permits and Licenses for Restaurants and Food Service Businesses – Restaurant Academy

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Not sure of the legal process to start your food service business? We've got you covered! We will provide a step-by-step process to register your fictitious business name, apply for a business license, Seller's Permit, trademarks, and how to quickly and cost effectively obtain your health permit for operation. You will also learn about the required state business and food service trainings. Bring your questions, we've got answers. REGISTER NOW

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

November 12 @ 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 »

Know Your Numbers – Accounting for Your Restaurant

November 12 @ 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. REGISTER NOW

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Ritual One Fee Waiver Program: Restaurant Academy

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ritual One is  on a mission to make sure your restaurant deliveries happen! Are you tired of paying high commission rates for delivery app partnerships? Learn what Mayor Garcetti is doing for L.A. restaurant owners to help build their digital delivery/take out business. PayPal and Ritual and Mayor Garcetti have partnered to form a city-wide marketing program and campaign called “Open for Business”. As a part of Open for Business, restaurants unlock a commission-free digital ordering platform, Ritual ONE, and receive waived subscription…

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

November 19 @ 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

November 19 @ 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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Safe, Clean Kitchens – LA County’s Newest Health Inspection Regulations

November 19 @ 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 success and how to…

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December 2020

HR Basics for Restaurants: Restaurant Academy

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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 1-9. REGISTER…

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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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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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