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July 2019

Become a Better Leader

Jul 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Being a leader people want to follow is an essential part of running any successful business. This workshop will help you understand your role as a leader and why your employees will follow you. You will also learn the art of managing people and the difference between managing and leading. Also addressed in this workshop are: *What all employees want from their leaders *What leaders want from their followers *How to create the conditions required to have happy, motivated, and…

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August 2020

Managing Change and Transition In Your Business

Aug 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CA
Free

Managing change and transition is an essential but sometimes difficult task for any leader. This workshop will help you understand the three phases that take place in all changes and transitions. You will learn how to effectively lead your business and employees through significant changes, and our conversation will focus on: -How much change people can actually manage -How to communicate effectively to employees during change -What employees want to know from their supervisors when change happens -Learning the various stages…

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May 2023

How To Sell When You’re Not A Salesperson

May 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Business owners and entrepreneurs must promote their business or products to investors, customers or clients. Often, this is something they have never done before, and they lack training to approach the challenge. To address this situation, this workshop has been built to help you learn much of what you need to know.         Topics covered include:    • The psychological barriers that could be holding you back and the tools required to overcome them.    • Understanding the components of an effective…

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June 2023

Trademark & Copyright Explained

Jun 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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Developing An Actionable Business Plan

Jun 21, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

You can’t get there if you don’t know what or where “there” is. This class is intended to assist both startups and expanding or scaling businesses in developing an actionable and measurable plan for the next steps in growing a profitable business.       In this class we will actively work on:    • Defining your business model    • Identifying your place in the market    • Identifying your customers and revenue channels    • Identifying expansion opportunities    • Costing and pricing    • Revenue…

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July 2023

What You Need To Know About Insurance For Your Small Business

Jul 17, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Every business has certain risks related to its operation. To protect your business and personal assets, insurance coverage is critical. In this workshop, you will learn about the myriad types of insurance, the rationale for procuring the various insurance types, and come away with an understanding of how they can apply to your business.   Specific Learning Objectives:  Why do small businesses need insurance? Exactly what kinds of coverage are available? What insurance is needed for employees? What insurance is right for…

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Trademark & Copyright Explained

Jul 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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Developing An Actionable Business Plan

Jul 25, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

You can’t get there if you don’t know what or where “there” is. This class is intended to assist both startups and expanding or scaling businesses in developing an actionable and measurable plan for the next steps in growing a profitable business.         In this class we will actively work on:     • Defining your business model     • Identifying your place in the market     • Identifying your customers and revenue channels     • Identifying expansion opportunities     • Costing and pricing     • Revenue…

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August 2023

What You Need To Know About Insurance For Your Small Business

Aug 14, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Every business has certain risks related to its operation. To protect your business and personal assets, insurance coverage is critical. In this workshop, you will learn about the myriad types of insurance, the rationale for procuring the various insurance types, and come away with an understanding of how they can apply to your business. Specific Learning Objectives:  Why do small businesses need insurance? Exactly what kinds of coverage are available? What insurance is needed for employees? What insurance is right for my…

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Trademark & Copyright Explained

Aug 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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April 2024

The Basics of Leasing

Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join us to learn from our guest speaker, Karie Armstrong, about the ins and outs of leasing for brick and mortar. Karie will cover the leasing process, how to use a broker, and site selection. During the webinar, we will discuss the different types of leases, timelines and expectations, letter of intent, in addition to the build-out of the space and funding evaluation. REGISTER NOW

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May 2024

Trademark & Copyright Explained

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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June 2024

Trademark & Copyright Explained

Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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Why Beneficial Ownership Information Is Important For Your Business

Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

As a business owner in the United States, you may well be required to report what is called Beneficial Ownership Information (“BOI”) about your business to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN). This is due to Congress passing a law in 2021 called the “Corporate Transparency Act,” in an effort to make it harder for bad actors to hide their ill-gotten gains through shell companies or other questionable ownership structures. To better understand “BOI” and whether or not you should…

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Developing An Actionable Business Plan

Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

You can’t get there if you don’t know what or where “there” is. This class is intended to assist both startups and expanding or scaling businesses in developing an actionable and measurable plan for the next steps in growing a profitable business. In this class we will actively work on: • Defining your business model • Identifying your place in the market • Identifying your customers and revenue channels • Identifying expansion opportunities • Costing and pricing • Revenue and…

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