Below is a listing of our partners’ events that are open to you to register for. These events are no/low cost to attend. This is another educational resource we are offering to you for your benefit.
If you would like to view the LA SBDC calendar of workshops, follow the link.
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Financing Your Small Business
January 3, 2017
Please join us online for a free information session on financing your small business. In this seminar you will learn about: The different SBA loan programs offered through various lenders and the SBA’s role in assisting small businesses and the information needed to obtain a small business loan. Representatives from the Small Business Development Center, the Women’s Business Border Center, Service Corps of Retired Executives, and community lenders will occasionally participate in this online session.
How to Estimate Start-Up Costs and Cash Flow
January 10, 2017
How much will it cost to start your business? It is important to know this figure so that you can plan ahead in starting your new venture. Topics include: Steps needed to calculate start-up expenses, start-up cost categories, calculating initial costs, calculating the first 90 days projected monthly costs, conducting a break-even analysis, and initial cash flow projection will be reviewed and presented in this hands-on session. Please bring a hand held calculator for your convenience.
Location: Hawthorne, CA
Business Resource Seminar and Expo
January 11, 2017
Topics that will be covered during this seminar include the following: Simplifying Sales and Use Tax for Your Business, Minimize Tax Frustration with Effective Recordkeeping, Access to Capital – Be Prepared for Your Success, Employee or Independent Contractor? Demystify Common Misconceptions, Recordkeeping for Small Businesses – Avoiding Tax Audits With Effective Recordkeeping, Ten Tips to Ensure Small Business Success, and Forms of Ownership – Tax Advantages of Properly Classifying Your Business.
Location: La Verne, CA
Starting a Business: What You Need to Know
January 14, 2017
If you are thinking about starting a new business or have recently started one, this is a valuable workshop for you. Starting a Business: What You Need to Know cuts through the confusion and chaos of what you need to do and think about to start a business. In just 2 hours, you will gain a clear understanding of all the legal requirements for a start-up business, as well as actions that are simply smart to do. Some of the key topics covered include naming your business, licenses and taxes, insurance, financing sources, elements of a business plan, marketing considerations. You’ll also hear how SCORE can help you succeed in your new venture.
***Pre-registration is $45. At the door is $60
Location: Glendale, CA
If you would like to view the LA SBDC calendar of training workshops, follow the link.
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