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The CSUMB SBDC regularly offers basic workshops on an ongoing basis. Anyone thinking about starting a business is encouraged to attend. They are also great refresher workshops for those who have been in business for a while! Workshops are offered at no or small charge. Space is limited and Pre-registration is required.    

 
TRAINING EVENTS SCHEDULE
TITLE   DESCTIPTION   DATE/ TIME/ LOCATION 

Small Business Seminar & Resource Expo

 

 

Seminar Topics:
• Basics of Sales and Use Tax
• Forms of Ownership
• Employee or Independent Contractor?
• Marketing Your Business
• Exporting and Small Business Loans
• Recordkeeping

Hosted by: The Board of Equalization

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars
or by calling 1-888-847-9652

 

July 23
9 am- 2:30 pm

Monterey Peninsula College
Lecture Forum Build. LF 103
980 Fremont St. Monterey

Circle of Women

Lead by: Rossana Giannini

  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and CSUMB Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are coming to Pacific Grove! Join us to learn about Women in Business! Find out how you can obtain a Women Owned Business (WOSB) Certification. The Circle of Women is an opportunity for women to gather create community, grow, and manifest their destiny. Get to know the women in your community.   

July 29
5:30-7 pm PM

311 Forest Avenue, Suite B-7 Pacific Grove

It’s Not Working Out! Saying Goodbye, Legally & Effectively

By: Sheila Dundon

  Receive tools and techniques for managing the unfortunate reality when employees no longer suit your needs. You’ll learn ways to protect your business and your relationships with exiting and remaining employees. You’ll receive guidelines for every situation, including a termination checklist that walks you through the steps with confidence.  

July 31
3-5 pm

SBDC Office
106 Lincoln Ave. Salinas

QuickBooks for the Product Based Business

By: Tajni Diller

 

This is a 2-day Hands-On Training session. You will learn: How QuickBooks works and how you can get around the program, how to manage bills and loans, how to track customer payments and sales data, and how to reconcile accounts. Run standard financial reports and generate your custom financial reports. Learn how to track and manage your business inventory products.


Registration fee: $79

 

August 1 & 8
1-4 pm

Hartnell College
411 Central Ave. Salinas 93901

12 O’Clock High- Small Business Leadership Summit

By: Jim White
 

 

The CSUMB Small Business Development Center and management consulting firm JL White International have joined resources to offer this exciting & specialized executive level workshop to help your small business excel in today’s diverse global economy. Don't miss this high powered, high-octane event! start building a culture of leadership at your small business.

Registration fee: $1,250

Information & Registration: http://www.jlwcos.tv/12-o-clock-leadership-summit/
 

 

August 8
8 am-6 pm

Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Ave
San Jose, CA
 

Como Comenzar Un Negocio Exitoso

By: Moises Cruz

 

Una introducción al proceso de comenzar un negocio. Facilitando el proceso de una manera organizada. Contribuirá a generar nuevas ideas y proporcionan una autoevaluación de su disposición a comenzar su propio negocio.

Information & Registration: csumb.edu/sbdc
 

 

Agosto 14
6-8 pm

SBDC Office
106 Lincoln Ave. Salinas
 

Circle of Women

Lead by: Rossana Giannini

 

Women Building Community and Creating Wealth and Prosperity- Women gather to laugh, eat, create community, grow, and manifest their destiny. Join us and get to know the women in your community. This is an opportunity to meet and learn from business owners and entrepreneurs. Circle of Women is pot-luck style so bring your favorite dish! 

 

August 18
6-8 pm

SBDC Office
106 Lincoln Ave. Salinas

Be Local! Go Global! Exporting 101 Training for Small Business

By: SBA

 

Businesses are invited to learn how to start or expand their exporting efforts. Exporting your goods and services to international markets has never been easier or more profitable.

This free workshop will teach businesses about the many Federal and local programs that provide financing, technical assistance, and marketing programs for exporting. Learn how to be local, grow global, and achieve success by finding and selling to international customers. 

 

Sept. 3
1:30-4:30 pm

CSUMB
100 Campus Center Seaside

QuickBooks for the Service Based Business

By: Tajni Diller

 

This is a 2-day Hands-On Training session. You will learn: How QuickBooks works and how you can get around the program, how to manage bills and loans, how to track customer payments and sales data, and how to reconcile accounts. Run standard financial reports and generate your custom financial reports.

 Registration fee: $79

 

Sept. 5 & 12

1-4 pm

Hartnell College
411 Central Ave. Salinas 93901

Como Aumentar Las Ganancias en su Negocio de Cuidado Infantil

Por: Rossana Giannini

 

¿Está listo(a) para llevar su negocio de cuidado infantil al siguiente nivel? ¡Usted ha sido responsable del cuidado de niños, ahora es el tiempo para concentrarse en la salud de su negocio! Maneje un negocio exitoso y permanezca informado de la leyes para negocios, como manejar empleados de calidad y como garantizar la administración de sus finanzas. Aumente sus ganancias con buena promoción, y ofreciendo el mejor servicio al cliente. Acompáñenos para aprender cómo manejar un negocio de cuidado infantil provechoso y exitoso.

RSVP: Maria Granados, (831) 637-9205

 

Sept.13 & 20
9:30-12:30 pm

Go Kids Office
1101 Community Parkway Hollister

Circle of Women

Lead by: Rossana Giannini

  Women Building Community and Creating Wealth and Prosperity- Women gather to laugh, eat, create community, grow, and manifest their destiny. Join us and get to know the women in your community. This is an opportunity to meet and learn from business owners and entrepreneurs. Circle of Women is pot-luck style so bring your favorite dish!   

Sept.15
6-8 pm

SBDC Office
106 Lincoln Ave. Salinas

Build your Marketing Toolkit

By: Smart Simple Marketing

 

A framework for small businesses and organizations. Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But with so many different marketing activities that they could focus on, hey often miss some of the important marketing.

Concepts that will help them understand why those activities are so important. This presentation is designed to uncoversome of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way.

 

Sept.18
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

CSUMB
University Center
100 Campus Center Seaside

Starting a Successful Business

By: Moises Cruz

  An introduction to the start-up process. Making your start-up process easier, more organized, help generate new ideas and provide a self-assessment of your readiness to take on a new business venture.  

Sept. 18
6-8 pm

SBDC Office
106 Lincoln Ave. Salinas

 

Services of the SBDC are partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration; Cal State University at Monterey Bay and the University of California, Merced. SBDCs are supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Any opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.