Fall Workshops

Fall is finally here and there are lots of great training events available for your small business. Check it out below!
Business Tip of the week:
Article on Entrepreneur Media Inc., by their guest writer Aytekin Tank

" We've all had our run-ins with difficult people. Aside from being stressful and unpleasant, dealing with challenging personality types can negatively impact our work performance and leadership abilities...

...figuring out how to navigate difficult people and still achieve your goals is a critical skill for running your own business, where you'll inevitably run into exigent customers and occasional clashes between colleagues.... Here, a quick guide to handling customer relations, including any challenging personalities."


See the full article   here

FREE Workshops
Thursday, September 26th - Saturday, September 28th
Join us for  one or all of the following sessions where you will learn the basics of using QuickBooks Desktop. From setting up your account for the first time to learning how to run reports. 

Session 1 - Thursday 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Accounting 101  &Getting started with QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 2 - Friday 27th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Setting up items and Creating Forms in QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 3 - Saturday 28th, 10:00am-12:00pm - Accounts Receivables      
 
Lunch break (On your own) 12:00-1:00pm
 
Session 4 - Saturday 28th, 1:00pm-4:00pm (with 15min break) - Accounts Payable, Banking Reconciliations, and Reports
 
Tuesday, October 8th, 5:30pm
A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures.
Wednesday, October 9th
This training is designed for businesses who have a created a BusinessFacebook page and want to gain a better understanding of how to leverage the various features, settings, and advertising opportunities available on this social media platform.
Thursday, October 10th, 5:30pm
Every business, whether it's a new venture or an established enterprise, should have a written business plan outlining the who, what, why and how of their operations. This workshop will cover the basics of how to write a successful business, such as: the p urpose and o verview of the plan;  market research,  templates, and  financial projections.
Thursday, October 24th
A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures.
More classes coming soon. To stay up to date, go to our events page here.
Check out these other Workshops in Shasta & Trinity Counties.
So many helpful business events in our community.

Wednesday, October 2nd
Cyber threats are part of daily life and are being addressed by the addition of new regulations and rules in Government Contracting. This webinar provides an overview and guide to have your company systems compliant and eventually certified to do business with government entities.
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of PTAC workshops.
Thursday, October 3rd, 12:00-1:00pm
This webinar is for new business owners interested in learning how to build out projections and get a "handle on their finances", as well as potential business owners looking to plan out their start-up costs and projected operational results.
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of WBC JEDI workshops.
Wednesday, October 16th, 11:55am-1:30pm
Generations in the Workforce is a training program that identifies the four generations of workers who are side-by-side in the workplace for the first time in history. This program will help you manage and work with Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers and Millennials.
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of the Anderson Chamber of Commerce events.
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  In addition to the workshops above we also provide FREE one-on-one consultation to assist local entrepreneurs in growing their business. This service is for current business owners as well as those who are looking to start a business. If you are interested in getting assistance with your business, give us a call at  (530) 222-8323 or visit our website at 

  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.
  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of GO-Biz.
 
  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Emily Christensen at 530.222.8323 or emily@norcalsbdc.org
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