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December 2021

New Client Orientation

December 7, 2021 @ 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. **LINK WILL BE EMAILED THE MORNING OF THE WORKSHOP** REGISTER NOW

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Disaster Funding: 2021 Stimulus: EIDL, PPP Forgiveness & Other Lending

December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Have you already filed for PPP forgiveness? Do you know if you are eligible for an EIDL grant? Maybe you need other resources for additional funding. The Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to…

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Business Planning for Your Restaurant or Food Service Business

December 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free
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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. Zoom Link REGISTER NOW

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Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

December 14, 2021 @ 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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

December 15, 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

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Business Projections 101

December 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Business Projections 101 REGISTER NOW

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Disaster Funding: 2021 Stimulus: EIDL, PPP Forgiveness & Other Lending

December 15, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Have you already filed for PPP forgiveness? Do you know if you are eligible for an EIDL grant? Maybe you need other resources for additional funding. The Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • PPP:  Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL:  Changes to request additional funds and how to be…

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Social Media 101

December 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Social Media • 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 mean posting on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter? • Are you still lost between keywords and hashtags? • Do you still do not know which social media channel to use but think it is cool to…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

December 16, 2021 @ 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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Know Your Numbers – Accounting for Your Restaurant (Restaurant Academy)

December 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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. Zoom Link REGISTER NOW

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January 2022

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

January 4 @ 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 workshop. REGISTER…

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Launch A Business

January 5 @ 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

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Social Media Basics

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
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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…

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2022 Goals Setting for Successful Restaurants and Businesses

January 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
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Do you have dreams that you wish to meet for your business? Setting goals and achievable actions steps are proven to be the number one strategy for the most successful businesses. In this webinar, you will begin to prioritize your top business goals for 2022, learn how to use the SMART goal format, mind map the goal, and begin setting action plans to ensure maximum results. REGISTER NOW

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Customer Relationship Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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 spotting trends. We will…

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Clearing the Fog of Certification-Grow Your Local Business

January 11 @ 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

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10 Steps to Prevent Theft in your Restaurant

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

Are your sales high but your restaurant is still losing money? 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 labor efficiently. Don’t lose another night of sleep wondering if your team can be trusted…

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Special Event: FranNet Franchise 101

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Starting a business through a franchise is often the shortest path to profitability, and some of them require as little as $60K to start and can operate out of a home office – with no food and no retail space to rent. But how do you find the good ones? Several recession-resistant and/or essential franchises have already adapted to the current public health restrictions and some have even experienced an increased demand for their products and services. If you are…

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Ask Me Anything: Marketing With Sahar

January 11 @ 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

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Business Profit Projections

January 12 @ 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

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

January 12 @ 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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Accounting For Your Business

January 12 @ 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

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New Client Orientation

January 18 @ 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

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Branding For Success

January 20 @ 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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COVID 19 Tax Credit: The Employee Retention Tax Credit -Don’t Miss Out!

January 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Did COVID 19 drastically reduce your revenues in 2020 and 2021 and you had payrolled employees? Your company may be eligible for the most underclaimed and misunderstood tax credit for small employers. We will present updated information on the Employee Tax Credit which could help you recap up to $28,000 per employee in 2021 and $5,000 in 2020. Recently added the Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC), may also add $2,400 per employee tax credits. Don’t miss out on these COVID monies. REGISTER…

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