network hosted by: LBCC-Logo

The LA SBDC Network offers no-cost virtual business workshops for small businesses in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.

Loading Events

← Back to Events

April 2024

Financial Fitness: Ratios

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Stand Alone Metrics are Meaningless.  Learn which Ratios may be applicable to your business. Financial ratios paint a picture of your business’s liquidity, cash flow, debt, and profitability.   The key is to know which ratios are relevant to your business and where to pull the information from.  While these figures allow owners to better manage their business, creditors also use them to determine financial stability and access to capital. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

April 25 @ 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

Find out more »

Financial Fitness: Smart Credit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

The “Improve Your Personal Credit for Lending Opportunities” workshop is designed to help individuals and business owners understand the factors that affect their credit scores and learn strategies to improve them. Whether you are looking to apply for a personal loan, business loan, or credit line, having a strong credit score can significantly increase your chances of approval and favorable terms. During this workshop, participants will learn about the different credit bureaus and how they calculate credit scores, the common…

Find out more »

Financial Fitness: Income Statement

April 30 @ 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

Find out more »

May 2024

Increasing Your Profits: Sell More Spend Less

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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,…

Find out more »

Restaurant Academy: Human Resources: Preparing to Hire Your First Employee

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

Getting ready to hire a first employee can be exciting, but scary. We will introduce you to the things first time employers must know. In this webinar you will learn: Deciding When It’s Time to Hire The Cost of Hiring Determining Positions to Hire The Systems you will have to put into place REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Grow With Google: Make Your Small Business More Accessible

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
free

When businesses build digital communications that allow people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with products and services, it expands their market. Implementing accessibility best practices can help businesses grow, and improve the experience for all users. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Restaurant Academy: Restaurant Academy: Permits and Licenses for Restaurants

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Restaurant Academy: Permits and Licenses for Restaurants 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 complete the state and local business registration steps.  This will include incorporation, Fictitious Business Statement, Business License, Seller’s Permit, how to quickly and cost effectively obtain your health permit for operation. Bring your questions, we’ve got answers. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This 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

Find out more »

Financial Fitness: Smart Credit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

The “Improve Your Personal Credit for Lending Opportunities” workshop is designed to help individuals and business owners understand the factors that affect their credit scores and learn strategies to improve them. Whether you are looking to apply for a personal loan, business loan, or credit line, having a strong credit score can significantly increase your chances of approval and favorable terms. During this workshop, participants will learn about the different credit bureaus and how they calculate credit scores, the common…

Find out more »

June 2024

Increasing Your Profits: Sell More Spend Less

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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,…

Find out more »

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This 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

Find out more »

Restaurant Academy: Human Resources: Secrets to Being a Superstar Supervisor

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Human Resources: Secrets to Being a Superstar Supervisor 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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events