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November 2022

Restaurant Academy: How to Start a Successful Food Truck Business

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
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If you would like to create a rockin’ mobile food business, this webinar will answer your questions on leasing vs owning, provide estimated, start-up costs, the Los Angeles County Health Department process, and understand the food truck lifestyle. REGISTER NOW

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Restaurant Academy: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining the Best Employees

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do want to save thousands of dollars in profits by finding and retaining the best employees? In this webinar, you will learn to understand the mindset of hiring, how to make your business look more attractive to candidates and learn strategies to create an environment that people will not want to leave in the critical first 90 days. REGISTER NOW

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Financial Fitness: Balance Sheet

November 8 @ 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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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

November 8 @ 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. REGISTER NOW

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Business Profit Projections

November 9 @ 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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Restaurant Academy: Restaurant Accounting-Budget your way to Profitability

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

When you become a restaurant or food truck owner, you’re constantly trying to squeeze a dollar out of a dime. With razor thin profit margins, this industry can’t afford NOT to budget. This webinar will review the financial foundations of a successful restaurant as well as red flags to watch out for on your P&L. If you’re not profitable, you won’t be in business for long. It’s time to take your financial acumen to the next level. REGISTER NOW

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Forming Your Corporation : LLC S-CORP & MORE

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

We will discuss forming a Corporation, an S-Corporation, a Limited Liability Company, a Partnership, or a Sole Proprietorship. If you are unsure which category you are in, we are here to help. REGISTER NOW

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Restaurant Academy: Secrets to Being A Superstar Supervisor

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

You were an outstanding employee and now it’s your turn to be the Supervisor. Shifting from a task focused job position to a team leading position requires a shift in thinking and communicating. In this workshop, we will introduce to you the skills that will make you a successful leader whether you have just been promoted or have been a manager for a while.   You will learn and receive tools on:   • The behaviors of the great and the worst…

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New Client Orientation

November 15 @ 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

November 16 @ 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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How To Become Loan – Ready

November 16 @ 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, they 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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Restaurant Academy: Safe, Clean Kitchens-How to get an “A” on your Health Inspection

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Imagine a Health Inspector walking into your restaurant…would you get an “A”? Is your kitchen clean and ready for inspection at any moment?  Excellent food safety starts with a clean kitchen. This webinar will cover LA County’s health inspection protocols and what you need to get an A  every time an inspector walks through your doors. If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready! REGISTER NOW

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Social Media 101

November 17 @ 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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Special Event: Franchising as a Career, Investment or Both!

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Are you one of the many considering leaving your corporate career to start your own business?  Have you considered franchise ownership as an investment strategy while keeping your day job?  Learn franchising basics, including the array of categories and investment levels available (starting at around $70K), and how to go about defining your own personal vision. Match that up with viable choices and conduct proper due diligence to make sure you’re selecting the RIGHT fit for YOU! Here is a…

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Financial Fitness: Income Statement

November 22 @ 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

November 22 @ 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. REGISTER NOW

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Financial Fitness: Cash Flow

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In financial accounting, a cash flow statement, also known as statement of cash flows, is a financial statement that shows how changes in balance sheet accounts and income affect cash and cash equivalents, and breaks the analysis down to operating, investing and financing activities. REGISTER NOW

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From Handyman To Contractor

November 29 @ 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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Business Profit Projections

November 30 @ 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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Increasing Your Profits: Sell More Spend Less

November 30 @ 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

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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December 2022

Restaurant Academy: Profitable Menu Engineering for Every Restaurant

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

Do you have a menu made of stars….or dogs? How do plowhorses or puzzles help improve your sales and boost your bottom line? If you’re scratching your head trying to figure out what gibberish stars, dogs, plowhorses and puzzles mean-you just got a taste of menu engineering. Menu engineering helps restaurant owners uncover the secrets hidden in their menu by figuring out what’s profitable, what’s not and what to do about it! REGISTER NOW

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Social Media 101

December 1 @ 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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Launch Your Business Today

December 1 @ 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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