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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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August 2020

LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

August 5 @ 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 $5,00 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and not for profits The first round grant application opened Monday, July 20, 2020, and will close July 24, 2020. REGISTER NOW

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Fondo LA COVID: Información de ayuda para subvenciones

August 5 @ 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 primera ronda se abrió el lunes 10 de agosto de 2020 y se…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

August 6 @ 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

August 6 @ 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…

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Restaurant Food & Labor Costs 101

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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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Re-Opening- Requirements, Risk & Resources

August 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Reopening your Business, touching upon topics such as implementing new practices and procedures, reducing liabilities, easing back into the workplace, transforming your workspace, creating transparency, and minimize risk. REGISTER NOW

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Disaster Loan How to: Submit & Reconsideration EIDL/PPP

August 12 @ 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. Upon completion, you will be assigned to an SBDC business advisor that will assist you with the application process and any additional business needs.…

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LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

August 12 @ 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 $5,00 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and not for profits. The first round grant application opened Monday, August 24, 2020, and will close August 28, 2020. REGISTER NOW

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Fondo LA COVID: Información de ayuda para subvenciones

August 12 @ 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.   registrarse ahora

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Marketing During the Uncertainty of COVID-19

August 13 @ 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…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

August 13 @ 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

August 18 @ 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.…

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Re-Opening- Requirements, Risk & Resources

August 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Reopening your Business, touching upon topics such as implementing new practices and procedures, reducing liabilities, easing back into the workplace, transforming your workspace, creating transparency, and minimize risk. REGISTER NOW

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Disaster Loan How to: Submit & Reconsideration EIDL/PPP

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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. Upon completion, you will be assigned to an SBDC business advisor that will assist you with the application process and any additional business needs.…

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

August 19 @ 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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Commercial Leasing

August 20 @ 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…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

August 20 @ 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 »

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

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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…

Find out more »

Re-Opening- Requirements, Risk & Resources

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Reopening your Business, touching upon topics such as implementing new practices and procedures, reducing liabilities, easing back into the workplace, transforming your workspace, creating transparency, and minimize risk. REGISTER NOW

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Launch a Business During COVID

August 26 @ 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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Disaster Loan How to: Submit & Reconsideration EIDL/PPP

August 26 @ 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. Upon completion, you will be assigned to an SBDC business advisor that will assist you with the application process and any additional business needs.…

Find out more »

LA COVID Fund: Grant Relief Information

August 26 @ 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 $5,00 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and not for profits. The fifth round grant application opened Monday, August 30, 2020, and will close September 4, 2020. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Fondo LA COVID: Información de ayuda para subvenciones

August 26 @ 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 quinta ronda se abrió el lunes 31 de agusto de 2020 y se…

Find out more »

Marketing During the Uncertainty of COVID-19

August 27 @ 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

August 27 @ 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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