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Workshops / Seminars - Increase Your Profits

NEW! SCORE East Bay has partnered with Google to bring you an exciting new workshop "Surviving and Thriving as a Small Business in the Internet Era". Don't miss this hands-on workshop that will walk you through setting up a digital storefrount on Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Join us for a unique opportunity ask questions directly to Google and learn how to take your business to the next level.

General Business
Business Startup Basics (All-day introductory course covering the factors critical to successfully starting a new business - 8hrs - $45)
Finding Customers / Marketing Your Idea (Generating revenue is all about marketing and sales, and that’s the focus of this workshop - 5hrs - $35)
Finding Money to Start & Grow Your Business (Covers financing guidance and expertise to help put your business plans into motion - 3.5hrs - $35)
Planning for Profit (Learn the financial concepts and reports necessary to understand a business' financial health and plan for profitable growth - 3hrs - $35)
Writing a Compelling Business Plan (Learn the key requirements to write a compelling business plan - 4hrs - $40)

Business Specific

Business Accounting  (Financial management, including management of inflows and outflows of money, setting up accounts, and using QuickBooks - 3hrs - $35)
Effective Consulting: How to start (or improve) your consulting business  (For professionals interested in starting a consulting business or wanting to expand or improve an existing practice - 7hrs - $70)
Export - Import  (International trade offers excellent opportunities for both start-ups and existing businesses - 5hrs – Price varies by location)
The Franchise Solutions Round Table (Learn all about Franchising in a small-group, conference room setting - 3hrs - $35)
Opening/Operating a Restaurant  (For anyone thinking about serving food and drink to the public, the basics of operating a successful establishment - 2hrs - $35)
Retail Basics for Online and Brick & Mortar Retailers  (Interactive program tailored to answer your questions pertaining to online, brick & mortar, and retail-oriented selling - 2hrs. - $35)

Social Media
For Local Business Owners - Getting Started with Online Marketing  (Educates small business owners about the fundamentals of digital marketing and leveraging it to grow their business - 3hrs - $35)

Special Workshops/Seminars
Surviving and Thriving as a Small Business in the Internet Era  (Learn how to set up a compelling digital presence on Google, Facebook and Yelp directly from the experts at Google - 2hrs - $35)
How to Get Started Writing a Business Plan - Seminar  (This is a small group interactive seminar about the value of a business plan and what goes into it - 2hrs - $35)
Legal Issues for the Small Business   (Addresses many of the legal issues critical to the formation and success of new and existing small businesses  - 3hrs - $35)









Upcoming Workshops

Effective Consulting: How to start (or Improve) your consulting business (Oakland)
September 13th, 2017
8:30am to 3:30pm
Business Startup Basics (Oakland)
September 14th, 2017
8:15am to 5:00pm
Export - Import (Oakland)
September 15th, 2017
9:00am to 11:30am
Retail Basics - a Seminar for Online and Brick & Mortar Retailers (Oakland)
September 18th, 2017
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Expanding Horizons
September 19th, 2017
7:30am to 4:30pm
The Franchise Solutions Round Table (Oakland)
September 19th, 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Legal Issues for the Small Business (Oakland)
September 25th, 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm