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Boots to Business Reboot

 Feb 8, 2016 11:30-1pm
 Feb 3, 2016 - 34 places remaining
None
 Multi-session Course
Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet NY 12189
THE VETERAN’S BUSINESS OUTREACH, SBA & THE ARSENAL BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP PRESENT A FREE ONE-WEEK LUNCH TIME PROGRAM FOR VETERANS WHO WANT TO START, EXPAND OR PURCHASE A SMALL BUSINESS
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Build Your Business Plan- Pt 2

 Feb 11, 2016 5-7pm
 Feb 11, 2016
None
Seattle CCD 1437 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98144
We recommend signing up for all 3 sessions as each will cover different topics in depth. Whether you simply do not know where to start or you’ve encountered the dreaded writer’s block, we built these workshops just for you: these sessions are a combination of instruction and hands-on because we believe the best way to complete your business plan is to actually work on it. The classes will cover how to create a strategic statement, identifying your markets and competitors, value propositions, differentiation, pricing, projecting financials, sales strategies, operational plans, building your team, and then putting it all in your plan. At the end of this three-part workshop series, you will walk away with a solid foundation to your business plan and the tools you need to finish it. You may even walk away with a prepared business plan.
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Build Your Business Plan- Pt 3

 Feb 18, 2016 5-7pm
 Feb 18, 2016
None
Seattle CCD 1437 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98144
We recommend signing up for all 3 sessions as each will cover different topics in depth. Whether you simply do not know where to start or you’ve encountered the dreaded writer’s block, we built these workshops just for you: these sessions are a combination of instruction and hands-on because we believe the best way to complete your business plan is to actually work on it. The classes will cover how to create a strategic statement, identifying your markets and competitors, value propositions, differentiation, pricing, projecting financials, sales strategies, operational plans, building your team, and then putting it all in your plan. At the end of this three-part workshop series, you will walk away with a solid foundation to your business plan and the tools you need to finish it. You may even walk away with a prepared business plan.
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IRS Small Business Tax Webinar

 Feb 23, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)
 Feb 23, 2016 - 22 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
One of the biggest challenges faced by individuals starting a business is understanding and meeting their tax filing requirements. You are invited to attend a free workshop and receive the tools you need to be a successful small business owner. This workshop will provide information to help new and existing small business owners understand and meet their federal tax obligations. The workshop will cover Basic IRS Tax Requirements. You will learn about recordkeeping and bookkeeping systems, business income and deductions, the different types of entities, how to file and pay business federal, and much more.
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IRS Small Business Tax Workshop

 Feb 23, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (PST)
 Feb 23, 2016 - 14 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
One of the biggest challenges faced by individuals starting a business is understanding and meeting their tax filing requirements. You are invited to attend a free workshop and receive the tools you need to be a successful small business owner. This workshop will provide information to help new and existing small business owners understand and meet their federal tax obligations. The workshop will cover Basic IRS Tax Requirements. You will learn about record keeping and bookkeeping systems, business income and deductions, the different types of entities, how to file and pay business federal, and much more.
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State Basic Payroll Tax Webinar

 Feb 24, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)
 Feb 24, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
You will learn: How and when to report State payroll taxes. How to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor. About independent contractor reporting requirements. Ways to get assistance.
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State Basic Payroll Tax Workshop

 Feb 24, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)
 Feb 24, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
You will learn: How and when to report State payroll taxes. How to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor. About independent contractor reporting requirements. Ways to get assistance.
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Seminar

 Feb 25, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Feb 25, 2016 - 12 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Webinar

 Feb 25, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Feb 25, 2016 - 22 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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Financing your Small Business Webinar

 Mar 2, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 Mar 2, 2016 - 22 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
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Financing your Small Business Workshop

 Mar 2, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 Mar 2, 2016 - 12 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
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Government Contracting Webinar

 Mar 2, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 2, 2016 - 21 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Government Contracting Workshop

 Mar 2, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 2, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Business Basics Seminar

 Mar 3, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 3, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, March 03, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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Business Basics Webinar

 Mar 3, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 3, 2016 - 24 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, March 03, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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CVE Certification Webinar

 Mar 8, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PST)
 Mar 8, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Learn the step by step process to be certified as a Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) with Veteran Affairs (VA).
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CVE Certification Workshop

 Mar 8, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PST)
 Mar 8, 2016 - 14 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Learn the step by step process to be certified as a Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) with Veteran Affairs (VA).
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Bootstrap Training

 Mar 12, 2016 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on two consecutive Saturdays
 Mar 3, 2016 - 23 places remaining
None
 Multi-session Course
315 Lemay Ferry Road , Saint Louis MO 63125-1501
2 day intense training on creation of a small business plan from assessment to business plan completion.
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How to do Business with the State Webinar

 Mar 16, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 16, 2016 - 22 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Learn how to begin doing business with the State of California.
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How to do Business with the State Workshop

 Mar 16, 2016 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 16, 2016 - 14 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Learn how to begin doing business with the State of California.
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SB and DVBE Certification Webinar

 Mar 16, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 16, 2016 - 23 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Learn the step by step process to be certified as a Small Business (SB) or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE).
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SB and DVBE Certification Workshop

 Mar 16, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 16, 2016 - 14 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Learn the step by step process to be certified as a Small Business (SB) or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE).
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Seminar

 Mar 17, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Mar 17, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Webinar

 Mar 17, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Mar 17, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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2016 California Small Business Insurance Requirements Webinar

 Mar 21, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 21, 2016 - 24 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Brief course title: Business Insurance Requirements for California Employers Learn about the insurance requirements when owning a business. California law mandates employers to have certain types of insurance: workers' compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, and, depending on where the business is located, disability insurance. Workers' Compensation Insurance Businesses with employees are required to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage, on a self-insured basis, or through the state Workers' Compensation Insurance program. Visit your state's Workers' Compensation Office for more information on your state's program. Unemployment Insurance Tax Businesses with employees are required to pay unemployment insurance taxes under certain conditions. If your business is required to pay these taxes, you must register your business with your state's workforce agency. Disability Insurance Some states require employers to provide partial wage replacement insurance coverage to their eligible employees for non-work related sickness or injury. Currently, if your employees are located in any of the following states, you are required to purchase disability insurance: California: Employment Development Department OTHER Coverage’s that may be required depending on the type of business conducted: Errors and Omissions Surety Bonds Commercial General Liability Commercial Vehicle Coverage Medical Health Insurance Knowledge is power learn to protect your business. Be pro-active not re-active to succeed in your business venture.
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2016 California Small Business Insurance Requirements Workshop

 Mar 21, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 21, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Brief course title: Business Insurance Requirements for California Employers Learn about the insurance requirements when owning a business. California law mandates employers to have certain types of insurance: workers' compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, and, depending on where the business is located, disability insurance. Workers' Compensation Insurance Businesses with employees are required to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage, on a self-insured basis, or through the state Workers' Compensation Insurance program. Visit your state's Workers' Compensation Office for more information on your state's program. Unemployment Insurance Tax Businesses with employees are required to pay unemployment insurance taxes under certain conditions. If your business is required to pay these taxes, you must register your business with your state's workforce agency. Disability Insurance Some states require employers to provide partial wage replacement insurance coverage to their eligible employees for non-work related sickness or injury. Currently, if your employees are located in any of the following states, you are required to purchase disability insurance: California: Employment Development Department OTHER Coverage’s that may be required depending on the type of business conducted: Errors and Omissions Surety Bonds Commercial General Liability Commercial Vehicle Coverage Medical Health Insurance Knowledge is power learn to protect your business. Be pro-active not re-active to succeed in your business venture.
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2016 Medicare and Health Insurance Overview Webinar

 Mar 21, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 21, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Brief course title: Medicare Information and Answers 2016 Medicare and Health Insurance Overview This class educates the general public and veterans about their Medicare health insurance options. Emphasis will be placed on learning how to prepare when you turn 65 and applying for Medicare health insurance. Understanding Medicare Parts A, B, C, D and the Medi-gap coverage landscape. Coverage options available for the best fit in your county, so that you do not face any penalties or inability to get medical treatments when you need them. Learn how your VA Benefits, Original Medicare and standalone health insurance all coordinate together. Get answers to questions such as: o When and how to apply for Medicare Part B. o Should you apply for additional options including Medicare Part D, a Medi-gap policy or Medicare Advantage Plans? • Learn about what you have to do if you are retiring and are leaving your group coverage. • Be pro-active NOT re-active about your medical health insurance needs. Annual Enrollment Period is October 15th through December 7th of every year.
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2016 Medicare and Health Insurance Overview Workshop

 Mar 21, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 21, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Brief course title: Medicare Information and Answers 2016 Medicare and Health Insurance Overview This class educates the general public and veterans about their Medicare health insurance options. Emphasis will be placed on learning how to prepare when you turn 65 and applying for Medicare health insurance. Understanding Medicare Parts A, B, C, D and the Medi-gap coverage landscape. Coverage options available for the best fit in your county, so that you do not face any penalties or inability to get medical treatments when you need them. Learn how your VA Benefits, Original Medicare and standalone health insurance all coordinate together. Get answers to questions such as: o When and how to apply for Medicare Part B. o Should you apply for additional options including Medicare Part D, a Medi-gap policy or Medicare Advantage Plans? • Learn about what you have to do if you are retiring and are leaving your group coverage. • Be pro-active NOT re-active about your medical health insurance needs. Annual Enrollment Period is October 15th through December 7th of every year.
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Alternative Small Business Financing Webinar

 Mar 23, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 23, 2016 - 23 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Learn about the alternative lending options for Small Businesses and the criteria to obtain financing.
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Alternative Small Business Financing Workshop

 Mar 23, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)
 Mar 23, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Learn about the alternative lending options for Small Businesses and the criteria to obtain financing.
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Financing your Small Business Webinar

 Apr 6, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 Apr 6, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
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Financing your Small Business Workshop

 Apr 6, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 Apr 6, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
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Government Contracting Webinar

 Apr 6, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Apr 6, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Government Contracting Workshop

 Apr 6, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 Apr 6, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Business Basics Seminar

 Apr 7, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 Apr 7, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, April 07, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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Business Basics Webinar

 Apr 7, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 Apr 7, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, April 07, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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State Payroll Tax Webinar

 Apr 20, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)
 Apr 20, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
Who would benefit: Those seeking hands-on experience in calculating taxes and completing payroll tax forms. Anyone who has attended a previous Federal/State or State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar. Those familiar with State payroll tax reporting who would like additional practice.
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State Payroll Tax Workshop

 Apr 20, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)
 Apr 20, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
Who would benefit: Those seeking hands-on experience in calculating taxes and completing payroll tax forms. Anyone who has attended a previous Federal/State or State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar. Those familiar with State payroll tax reporting who would like additional practice.
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Seminar

 Apr 28, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Apr 28, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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The Business Plan and Strategic Planning Webinar

 Apr 28, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)
 Apr 28, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This training is designed for individuals interested in writing a viable business plan. The workshop discusses key components of developing and usage of a business plan. Topic matter includes executive summary, business environment, marketing strategy, operations and organizational design, financial strategy, exit strategy, purpose of plan, organizational and market objectives, competitive comparison, financial management, customer profile, potential litigation, legal structure, suppliers, marketing strategy, operational infrastructure design, market analysis, recordkeeping, tools to forecast business needs, cash management, start-up costs, forecasting, traditional financing, personnel, and much more.
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Financing your Small Business Webinar

 May 4, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 May 4, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
Sign Up

Financing your Small Business Workshop

 May 4, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)
 May 4, 2016 - 15 places remaining
None
4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
This class reviews potential sources of capital to start, operate, and expand a small business. Emphasis will be placed on tasks a business owner should accomplish in preparation for applying for a small business loan and sources of help with those preparations. The class will also include insight into the conditions that are most important to a lender’s decision to approve or decline a loan request. How banks and other lenders operate, the impact of the current recession on their lending programs and how it affects your ability to obtaining financing, will also be discussed. The class will include an overview of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loan Programs.
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Government Contracting Webinar

 May 4, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 May 4, 2016 - 25 places remaining
None
 Online Course/Webinar
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Government Contracting Workshop

 May 4, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PST)
 May 4, 2016 - 15 places remaining
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4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento CA 95834-2591
There has never been a better time for you to do business with the Federal government, the world’s biggest purchaser of goods and services. If you are exploring opportunities that exist for your business or have just started selling to Federal agencies, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA will provide information on how to make your way through the procurement processes and compete effectively for Federal, State and HSR contracting opportunities. Also, there will be an overview of SBA’s various contracting programs including the 8(a) program and HUBZone program, along with contracting information for women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.
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Business Basics Seminar

 May 5, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 May 5, 2016 - 15 places remaining
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4608 Duckhorn Drive , Sacramento CA 95834-2591
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, May 05, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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Business Basics Webinar

 May 5, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
 May 5, 2016 - 25 places remaining
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 Online Course/Webinar
The Veterans Business Outreach Center Presents: The Business Basics Seminar SACRAMENTO, CA – The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will present the Business Basic Seminar and Webinar in the VBOC Conference Room located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or via Webinar. This training is designed for individuals interested in starting a business or currently in business for two or less years. Course includes business evaluation, market research, licensing and permit requirements, start-up cost, financing sources, insurance, cash flow analysis, legal structure, self-employment analysis, cash management, customer profile, protecting your business idea, and the reality of operating a business. The Veterans Business Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving Veterans, Reservists, Guard, military members and their spouses in their initiative to start, sustain, or expand a small business initiative. FEE: This training is open to the general public. No Fee Imposed for VBOC Clients *Verification Required Non-VBOC Clients Registration Fee: $99.00 per person *Limited Time until March 2016 (Regular Fee of $199.00) LOCATION: Veterans Business Outreach Center 4608 Duckhorn Drive Sacramento, California 95834 (Parking is Complimentary) TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (PST) Pre-Registration is required as Seating registrations are Limited DATES: Thursday, May 05, 2016 REGISTRATION: Each person must register 72 hours in advance of the subject training. To make a reservation, please visit our website at www.vbocix.org, click on the red box titled “Workshop Registration”. CONTACT INFORMATION: Catrina Avila, B2B Deputy Director/RPSS Telephone: 916-527-8400 Email: admin@vbocix.org Website: WWW.VBOCIX.ORG
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