Business Workshops & Training Events Find a register for a workshop

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.    


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!   

5:30-7:30 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.

Information & Registration: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventoeidk=a07e9m3zeab7f1cf359&llr=45svsujab


12:30 pm-1:30 pm

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

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/


Sept. 19

7:30 am-6 pm

Sanctuary Beach Resort
3295 Dunes Rd. Marina, Ca



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.