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October 2021

How to Run a Successful Virtual Service-Based Business (WBC)

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

In this workshop, Danetha Doe will teach you how to build a thriving virtual business as a coach, consultant, or service provider. Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of the technology needed to run an online business as well as a step-by-step plan for managing and growing the finances.     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…

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Supply Chain Contracting for Small-Scale Manufacturers (WBC)

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

The fast-moving technical world of contracts for raw materials purchasing, contract manufacturing, co-packing, warehousing, inventory management, and third party logistics, can be challenging to navigate for a new small-scale manufacturer even in a stable economy. Thus the program will provide an introduction to the different supply chain contract types, discuss how to manage risky contract terms, share tips about how to negotiate and manage your supplier contract relationships when you are a small fish in a big commercial supply chain…

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Women’s Business Center and FashionSF Presents: Expert Panel and Accessing Capital (WBC)

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join us to learn how to launch or grow your fashion business online! This workshop will cover the basics you need to know to start an online fashion business. This workshop is the first session in a 6-part series dedicated to fashion entrepreneurs. This series will run on Wednesdays from September 15 through October 20. When you register for one class you will be automatically registered for the whole series. Why does a cash flow calendar matter? Investor funding vs loans…

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Orientacion: Poner Su Negocio En Marcha (WBC)

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Estas interasdo en empezar tu propio negocio?  Unete a nosotros el Jueves 21 de Octobre, a las 12:00 pm. para emprender un negocio. Con nosotros aprenderas los pasos a seguir para poder obtener el negocio que tanto as soñado.   Financiado en parte a través de un acuerdo de cooperación con la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EE. UU. Todas las opiniones, conclusiones o recomendaciones expresadas pertenecen a los autores y no reflejan necesariamente el punto de vista de la…

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Mission Asset Fund: Microprestamos para tu Negocio (WBC)

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Mission Asset Fund ha formalizado la práctica cultural de los préstamos sociales a través del programa Lending Circles. El programa Lending Circles permite a los miembros de la comunidad hacerse visibles y acceder a los servicios financieros convencionales. Durante esta presentación, aprenderá cómo Lending Circles ayuda a establecer o desarrollar su crédito, los beneficios de inscribirse en el programa y cuáles son los requisitos para participar. Presentadora: Diana Adame Diana Adame es la Gerente de Campaña y Alcance de Mission…

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Preparing for the Holidays

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

The Holidays are often the biggest boom for retail businesses. Learn how to get your business ready for the surge and techniques to reach your sales goals. During this interactive workshop, we'll cover: How to create a holiday plan and stay organized Ways to grow demand for your product in increase sales Prepare for production and order fulfillment Best practices for customer service and managing stress   Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.…

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QuickBooks Boot-Camp Part 1

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

This is a hands-on workshop with laptops and sample data provided, to introduce the useful and flexible QuickBooks accounting & bookkeeping application. This is a 7-hour workshop, split into two sessions: During the morning session, attendees will be walked through the steps of proper data entry techniques. Attendees will practice creating invoices, receiving customer payments, and entering vendor bills and credit card statements. Attendees will also learn how to balance a checkbook, and to generate financial reports. The instructor will…

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November 2021

Legal Entity Choices for Our New Economy

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

How do you make a good legal entity choice for your business? Information about sole proprietorships, general partnerships, LLC’s, many different types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities can be confusing and full of marketing hype. Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic, and you could easily end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security? This workshop walks you through a…

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Second Fridays Preventive Business Law Office Hours (WBC)

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Second Fridays Preventive Business Law Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with The San Francisco Community Business Law Center Offered via Zoom on the Second Friday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. September 10 2021, October 8 2021, November 12 2021, December 10 2021, January 14 2022   Advance registration is required by 4:00 p.m. the previous day, and space will be limited You can and should take charge of legal protection for your community microbusiness by learning how…

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December 2021

Before You Sign That Lease (WBC)

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

The pre-printed lease form is complex and confusing, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! Before you sign that lease and move in, there are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and must negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you understand the fine print in typical commercial leases, with emphasis on…

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Second Fridays Preventive Business Law Office Hours (WBC)

December 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Second Fridays Preventive Business Law Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with The San Francisco Community Business Law Center Offered via Zoom on the Second Friday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. September 10 2021, October 8 2021, November 12 2021, December 10 2021, January 14 2022   Advance registration is required by 4:00 p.m. the previous day, and space will be limited You can and should take charge of legal protection for your community microbusiness by learning how…

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