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February 2021

Financial Fitness Special Event: “Take That To The Bank: Candid Conversations About Capital”

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Being financially fit is one of the most essential components of sustaining a business. Business owners know they need financial support but do not always know where or how to establish resources. In our “Take That To The Bank” special event, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to hear directly from bankers and financial professionals who can explain the ins and outs of funding opportunities for their business. Special guests include: Karen A. Clark – Senior Vice President of City National…

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Safe, Clean Kitchens-Passing L.A. County’s Health Inspection (Restaurant Academy)

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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…

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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New Client Orientation

February 9 @ 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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

February 10 @ 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: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New 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: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

February 11 @ 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

February 11 @ 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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Restaurant Academy Food and Labor Cost 101

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Launch A Business During COVID

February 17 @ 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: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New 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: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

February 18 @ 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

February 18 @ 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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Business Permits and Licenses for Restaurants and Food Service Businesses

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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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Restaurant Academy Special Event: The Future of Restaurants: Lessons from 2020

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

REGISTER NOW Restaurant Academy Special Event: The Future of Restaurants: Lessons from 2020   2020 has taught us a lot about the restaurant industry and how important it is to pivot. Now that we have pivoted, what’s next for your restaurant business. Find out in our special event, featuring Dulan’s,  27th Street Bakery, and Sysco.    

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New Client Orientation

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

February 23 @ 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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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

February 24 @ 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: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New 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: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The 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…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

February 25 @ 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 Basics for Restaurants: Restaurant Academy

February 25 @ 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 Form 1-9. REGISTER NOW

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March 2021

Restaurant Academy: How To Be An Effective Restaurant Manager

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

You were an outstanding restaurant 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 awhile. You will learn and receive tools on: • The behaviors of the great and the worst…

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If Your Employee Tests Positive for COVID?

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Has your employee tested positive for COVID? - Learn what to do! Sign Up TODAY! REGISTER NOW

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Know Your Numbers – Accounting for Your Restaurant (Restaurant Academy)

March 4 @ 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

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