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1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
(510) 221-2000

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June 2017

Get a Free Business Website with Hack the Hood (Richmond)

June 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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​Work with youth and get a no-cost starter website for your business! Apply today! Young people in Hack the Hood Bootcamps work with local small businesses to create simple websites that look great. ​Having a website for you business is a great way to raise awareness, establish your brand, conduct e-commerce, and connect with your community locally and beyond. ​ You can support local youth learning tech skills by working with them on your business site. Over several consultations you'll get to…

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Launch and Grow June Lab (Richmond)

June 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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These meetup labs will be held on the first and third Monday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the lab is to use networking opportunities to create monthly work sessions that help attendees accomplish sprint based objectives toward launching or growing their business. The Launch and Grow Lab develops checklists toward launching in the following areas: 1.  Market Research 2.  Finances 3.  Marketing 4.  Operations 5.  Sales 6.  Legal & Compliance 7.  Product…

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Orientacion – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

June 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Your Financial Tool Kit: Find the right Financial Tools for Your Business (Richmond)

June 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Your Financial Tool Kit: Find the peace of mind with the right financial tools. Learn about products that are good for you and your business with Community Financial Resources (CFR). Banking / financial education tools developed or under development by CFR include: The CFR Prepaid Visa Payroll/Debit Card A secured credit builder card Savings Account on the CFR/US Bank prepaid card. and more! Community Financial Resources is a non-profit organization, founded in 2003, Community Financial Resources has assembled a network of…

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July 2017

Legal Workshop: Before You Sign That Lease (Richmond)

July 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait!  There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial lease that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Taught…

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Empoderamiento Femenino (Richmond)

July 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Has pensado abrir un negocio? ¿Tienes dudas y temores? Empoderamiento Femenino Clase de 4 Semanas Es totalmente natural sentir temor a lo desconocido, lo primero que necesitamos conocer es en donde estamos y hacia dónde queremos ir. Te invitamos a que te descubrirás y descubras que es lo que te está deteniendo hasta el día de hoy.  Autoestima  Tu relación con el dinero  Manejo del estrés  Manejo efectivo del tiempo  Valores empresariales  Circulo de…

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Orientacion – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

July 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Samaschool Presents: An Introduction to the Gig Economy (Richmond)

July 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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There are a number of names being used these days to describe doing project-based, independent work: gig economy, on-demand economy, or contract work. This workshop is for anyone who is interested in learning more about how to find and excel at this new kind of work. In this info session, you'll learn all about the kinds of work opportunities available through mobile apps and platforms, the skills you need to be successful, and an opportunity to sign-up for Samaschool's FREE 12 hour…

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August 2017

Work on Your Financial Projections (Richmond)

August 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly lab and get to work on your financial projections for your new or existing business. Topics that will be covered include: Pricing goods and services Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the cost of materials to inform the pricing Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the labor to inform the pricing The steps are being invoked to ensure that your business will MAKE MONEY. Free workshop, presented by Bret Sweet, Program Manager. Let us know you will attend…

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Comienza o Crezca un Negocio con Confianza – Start Smart (Richmond)

August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$60 – $120

En este curso de 4 semanas, se enterará de las herramientas básicas que necesita para iniciar un negocio exitoso. Usted trabajará con un plan de negocios visual (una herramienta visual práctico) para obtener sus ideas sobre papel, ponerlos a prueba, ajustar y cambiar para satisfacer las necesidades de su mercado. Esta clase es para hombre y mujeres emprendedores. Tarifa: $60 - $120. Becas disponibles.

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Orientación – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

August 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Conflict Management for Entrepreneurs: A Balanced Approach to Increased Productivity (Richmond)

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Conflict Management for Entrepreneurs:  A Balanced Approach to Increased Productivity Do you find yourself constantly running interference between co-workers, shifts or departments?  Is interpersonal or organizational conflict getting in the way of providing exceptional products, services or customer experiences?  Come share your story, receive encouragement, and explore workplace conflict management strategies that work! Dr. Lydia Hughes- Evans is Owner & Principal Consultant, of Pure Momentum Consulting. Her extensive experience has led her to work with both organizations and individuals in…

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September 2017

Planificación de Negocios – Business Prep (Richmond)

September 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120 – $240

Este curso intermedio cubre conceptos básicos de negocios y está diseñado para ayudar a los participantes a determinar la viabilidad de su idea de negocio. Los participantes están preparados para escribir un plan de negocio, aprendiendo los fundamentos de marketing, operaciones y finanzas en sesiones de 3 horas en 11 semanas. Para hombres y mujeres emprendedores. Cuándo: La clase se reúne todos los martes de 6:00 pm a 9:00 pm por 9 semanas. El curso requiere su compromiso y la…

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Meetup: Escape the Bootstrap Trap with Jenny Kassan (Richmond)

September 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Escape the Bootstrap Trap: How to Get the Money You Need to Grow Your Business Without Maxing Out Your Credit Cards or Putting Your Personal Assets at Risk With Jenny Kassan Are you • Tired of not having the resources you need to do what you want with your business? • wearing a million hats in your business instead of getting the right help? • worried about how much of your personal assets you’re investing in your business? This talk will teach…

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October 2017

Richmond Meetup: Visual Merchandising in Preparation for the Holidays

October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives.  This October, our meetup workshop will focus on Visual Merchandising. Prepare your business storefront or booth for the Holiday Season! Learn how to create a holiday window or booth display that will attract clients and increase sales. Richmond Meetups meet monthly and cover a different topic each month. Join our mailing list for…

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November 2017

Richmond Meetup: Pursuing Capital & Advising for Your Small Business with Pacific Community Ventures

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives. Title:  Pursuing Capital and Advising for Your Small Business with Pacific Community Ventures Content: Brief introduction of PCV and its small business resource programs Break into groups and assist with signing up for an advisor or small business loan Give quick tips and best practices when applying for a loan Q&A Attendees, please…

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Richmond Meetup: Cooperatives – Building A Business From Ground Up

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Presenter: Neil Helfman Neil is a practicing attorney who has represented, formed, and written about, workers' cooperatives for the last twenty-two years. His primary areas of legal practice include business tort litigation, employment law, and construction law. Prior to practicing law he was a member of five labor unions including teamsters and carpenters & joiners. He received a B.A from the University of California at Berkeley in 1968, J.D. from University of San Francisco in 1985. Richmond Meetups meet monthly,…

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December 2017

Free Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs (Richmond)

December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free to entrepreneurs! Come prepared with questions! Meet with an attorney one-on-one to discuss legal questions concerning your business i.e. payment claims, whether or not you should incorporate, contracts and agreements, etc. This is brought to you by Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR). These consultations are free to entrepreneurs in all stages. Must pre-register to attend.

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January 2018

Start Smart (Richmond)

January 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's Start Smart

If you are ready to start a small business or are very new to business, this class is for you! Start Smart is a four-week course where you will learn the basic tools and business fundamentals needed to start-up successfully. You will work with a Business Model Canvas (a visual hands-on tool) to get your ideas down on paper, test, refine and confirm concepts, and adjust your conclusions about customer needs. This class meets once a week for three hours.…

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Women’s Empowerment (Richmond)

January 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$40 – $100

Have you thought about opening a business? Do you have doubts and fears? It is totally natural to fear the unknown. To overcome that fear, the first thing we need to know is where we are and where we want to go. We will help you discover what is stopping from starting a business and reaching your goals. Themes that we will discuss include: Self-esteem Your relationship with money Stress managementEffective management of time Business values Creating your support system Creating a…

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Comienza o Crezca un Negocio con Confianza (Richmond)

January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's Start Smart

Si está listo para comenzar un pequeño negocio o es nuevo en el negocio, ¡esta clase es para usted! Comienza o Crezca un Negocio es un curso de cuatro semanas en el que aprenderá las herramientas básicas y los fundamentos comerciales necesarios para comenzar con éxito. Trabajará con un Business Model Canvas (una herramienta visual práctica) para plasmar sus ideas en papel, probar, refinar y confirmar conceptos, y ajustar sus conclusiones sobre las necesidades del cliente. Esta clase se reúne…

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Empoderamiento Femenino (Richmond)

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$50

¿Has pensado abrir un negocio? ¿Tienes dudas y temores? Es totalmente natural sentir temor a lo desconocido, lo primero que necesitamos conocer es en donde estamos y hacia dónde queremos ir. Te invitamos a que te descubrirás y descubras que es lo que te está deteniendo hasta el día de hoy. Autoestima Tu relación con el dinero Manejo del estrés Manejo efectivo del tiempo Valores empresariales Circulo de apoyo personal. Creación de tu pizarrón de visualización ¿Miedo al fracaso? O,…

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February 2018

Planificacion de Negocios (Richmond)

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$240

Realice nuestra clase de preparación para negocios para aprender conceptos básicos de negocios y desarrollar redes. La clase de 11 semanas brinda una descripción general del análisis del mercado objetivo, las operaciones comerciales fundamentales y los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales y completará un plan de negocios básico, delineando sus objetivos comerciales y estrategias para alcanzarlos. Matrícula: $ 240. Las becas hasta el 50% y los planes de pago están disponibles en función de los ingresos…

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Richmond Meetup: Cooperatives Building A Business From Ground Up

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives. Cooperatives: Building A Business From Ground Up A crucial step in starting a business is the choice of business entity. I will give an overview of the entity choices that includes various forms of partnerships and corporations, with an emphasis on workers’ cooperatives. I will explain the ideological and legal structures of…

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April 2018

Meetup: Create a Free Website with Hack the Hood

April 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Get a free website for your business with Hack the Hood. Get your small business services or products visible online! Attend this 2-hour informational and learn about how you can apply for free. Hack the Hood is an award-winning non-profit that introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for real small businesses in their own communities. During 6-week "Bootcamps," young people gain valuable hands-on experience, build a portfolio, and learn…

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May 2018

Charla: Como lograr una Comunicación Efectiva en su Negocio (Richmond)

May 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Aprenda las habilidades y conocimientos necesarias para una comunicación efectiva en su negocio y sus empleados. Conozca sobre: El proceso efectivo de la comunicación para un lider Cuidados en el lenguaje Barreras de la comunicación en el liderazgo Claves de la escucha en un proceso de liderazgo Presentado por Luis Argueta de Valor Humano. Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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June 2018

Planificacion de Negocios (Richmond)

June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$240

Realice nuestra clase de preparación para negocios para aprender conceptos básicos de negocios y desarrollar redes. La clase de 11 semanas brinda una descripción general del análisis del mercado objetivo, las operaciones comerciales fundamentales y los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales y completará un plan de negocios básico, delineando sus objetivos comerciales y estrategias para alcanzarlos. En esta primera sesión, además de conocer a la instructora y descubrir los contenidos del curso, se llevara a cabo…

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Charla: Las Redes Sociales para su Negocio (Richmond)

June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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  Vamos a discutar lo que necesita para el marketing en medios sociales y las herramientas inovadoras para obtener resultados empresariales reales. Aprenda como utilizar las redes sociales como Facebook, Google, Yelp para su negocio. Presentado por Darlene Rios-Drapkin, consejera de negocios de Contra Costa SBDC. Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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Meetup: Small Business Bookkeeping (Richmond)

June 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$30

Learn the difference between cash and accrual accounting, accounting data flow processes and how to get timely and accurate bookkeeping information. Topics include cash vs. accrual accounting, proper accounting data flow processes, the importance of budgeting, the purpose of different financial reports, the differences in computer accounting systems, cash management, and more. Taught by the Hilliard Management Group, a financial accounting consulting and training company.

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July 2018

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

July 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Contabilidad Básica para Propietarios de Pequeños Negocios (Richmond)

July 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$45

Una serie de tres talleres de tres horas cada uno para aprender cómo utilizar QuickBooks Online para beneficio de su empresa!

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August 2018

Charla: Consejos y Consideraciones para Comenzar un negocio de Comida (Richmond)

August 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Prepárate y Planea antes de empezar tu negocio. Compartiremos consejos y platicaremos de consideraciones importantes para empezar un negocio de comida y te ayudaremos a desarrollar un plan para comenzar! Que tienes que saber antes de empezar un negocio de comida? Como te puedes prepar? La importancia de investigar y planear Conozca los requerimientos legales y permisos Compartiremos: Recursos Plantillas Consejos Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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September 2018

Comenzar o Crecer un Negocio con Confianza (Richmond)

September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$60 – $120

Si está listo para comenzar un pequeño negocio o es nuevo en el negocio, ¡esta clase es para usted! Comienza o Crezca un Negocio es un curso de cuatro semanas en el que aprenderá las herramientas básicas y los fundamentos comerciales necesarios para comenzar con éxito. Trabajará con un Business Model Canvas (una herramienta visual práctica) para plasmar sus ideas en papel, probar, refinar y confirmar conceptos, y ajustar sus conclusiones sobre las necesidades del cliente. Esta clase se reúne una vez…

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¡Deja de pensar y actúa ya! Conoce a tus clientes “Sin clientes no hay negocio“

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$15

Todos sabemos de la importancia de cultivar una excelente relación con nuestros clientes, asi como brindar calidad, confianza y compromiso a ellos. El punto clave es, “Enriquecer Nuestro Servicio al Cliente Dia a Dia”, y asi fortalecer el crecimiento de nuestras ventas. Por que es Importante la calidad en el servicio al Cliente? Conoce los 7 tipos de clientes. Las reglas de Oro, para mantener un un buen servicio. los indicadores del Servicio. Este taller es diseñado para emprendedores que…

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October 2018

Writing Effective Independent Contractor Agreements (Richmond)

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Successful independent contractor project outcome often depends on establishing and documenting realistic expectations for contract scope, performance standards, and pricing. This interactive workshop will guide you step by step through the process of creating a simple, generic independent contractor agreement that works. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. ATTENDING THE “HIRE SAFELY” WORKSHOP FIRST IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Presented by The San Francisco Community Business Law Center

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Comenzar o Crecer un Negocio: Sesión de Introducción (Richmond)

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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  Atiende esta sesión informativa* y descubre como es nuestro curso de Start Smart de 4 semanas de duración. Start Smart es un curso introductorio para gente de todos los perfiles, independientemente del estado de su negocio. No se requiere experiencia o conocimiento previo sobre manejo/gestión de negocios. Ven y descubre si tu idea de negocio es viable y si merece la pena abrirlo. Conoce a la instructora y obtén una copia del temario del curso. Resultados: · Aprende a…

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November 2018

Meetup: Starting a Food Business: What you Need to Know, Tips, & Considerations (Richmond)

November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Get ready and plan before starting your business. We will share tips and discuss important considerations to start a food business and help you develop a plan to start! What do you have to know before starting a business? Discuss different types of food businesses How can you prepare? The importance of researching and planning Know the legal requirements and permits We will share: Resources Templates Tips Instructor: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the…

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December 2018

Meetup: Using Technology to Help your Business Succeed (Richmond)

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Entrepreneurs will be presented with information and tips on various technology tools for various stages of business to build a stronger business strategy. Topics will include websites templates, point of sale systems, accounting/bookkeeping processes, customer retention management, and others. Instructor: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting in 2014. Viridiana helps local businesses grow and thrive by…

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January 2019

Sandbox Rules: Partnership Agreements for Small Business Co-Owners

January 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Sharing the burdens of launching and operating a business with co-owners in a partnership, LLC, corporation, or co-op can be rewarding, even life-saving. It can also be one of the riskiest business and legal moves you ever make. Disputes among the co-owners of closely-held small businesses over business decisions, money, or time commitments can seriously harm the value of the business you have worked so hard to build. Even without disputes, how do you prevent one owner's death, disability, family…

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February 2019

Food Business Series: You have a Food Idea, what’s next? (Richmond)

February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 1: You have a Food Idea, what's next? When starting a food business, it is important to have a clear concept including: Type of food you will sell Quality Cost Customer Experience In this workshop, we will discuss your business idea and define your business concept through a series of guided activities and share examples of other food…

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Negocios de Comida: Tienes una idea de comida, ¿qué sigue? (Richmond)

February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 1: Tienes una idea de comida, ¿qué sigue? Al iniciar un negocio de comida, es importante tener un concepto claro que incluya: Tipo de comida que venderás Calidad Costo Experiencia del cliente En este taller, discutiremos su idea de negocio y definiremos su concepto de negocio a través de una serie de actividades guiadas y…

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March 2019

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Food Business Series: Know Your Numbers (Richmond)

March 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 2: Know Your Numbers! Knowing your numbers and building financial projections are equally as important as knowing your food concept. Start Building your financial projections. This workshop will cover: Building a budget and projections. Costs of Goods Sold About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing…

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Serie de Negocios de Comida: Conoce tus Numeros! (Richmond)

March 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 2: Conoce tus Numeros! Conocer sus números y construir proyecciones financieras es tan importante como conocer su concepto de comida. Comience a construir sus proyecciones financieras. Aprende sobre: Elaboración de un presupuesto y proyecciones. Costos de bienes vendidos Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área…

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April 2019

Food Business Series: Know Your Numbers and Financial Projections (Richmond)

April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 3: Know Your Numbers Continued! Knowing your numbers and building financial projections are equally as important as your food concept. In this workshop we will continue building & learning about financial projections, create a start up budget, learn about food costs, and other important metrics for your food business, and how to calculate them. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana…

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Serie de Negocios de Comida: Conoce tus Numeros! (Richmond)

April 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 3: Conoce tus Numeros! En este taller cotinuaremos aprendiendo sobre proyectiones financieras, crearemos un presupuesto inicial, aprenderemos sobre los costos de los alimentos y otras metricas importantes para su negocio de comida, y a como calcularlos. Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área de la…

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May 2019

Taller de Negocios de Comida (Richmond)

May 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: TBD Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área de la Bahía, que le apasiona compartir su experiencia y recursos con empresari@s. Ella empezó VP Consulting, un negocio enfocado en ayudar a las empresas locales a crecer. Se enfoca en finanzas, proyecciones financieras, desarrollar planes de…

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Food Business Workshop: Food Costs and Pricing (Richmond)

May 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Food Costs and Pricing In this workshop, you will continue developing your recipe and food costs and know how to price your food. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting…

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June 2019

Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Ideas, Brands, Designs

June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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You may have the right to protect your unique business name, ideas, or creations from being tarnished or knocked off by a competitor... but how do you do that affordably on a tight budget? This workshop will introduce you to different types of intellectual property (focused primarily on copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets), and will provide you with self-help resource information to start building a simple but solid foundation of protection through rights searches, NDA’s, registrations, licenses and other tools.…

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Optimizando tu Presencia Online – Emprendedor o Empresa (Richmond)

June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Conozca las mejores estrategias y herramientas para aumentar y optimizar su presencia online como emprendedor o empresa. Cubriremos cómo lanzar una campaña de medios sociales; creando y automatizando boletines de correo electrónico, utilizando hashtags, trabajando con Google y más. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Food Business Workshop: Access to Capital (Richmond)

June 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Access to Capital You know how much you need to launch your business, what's next? How do you get the capital? About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting in 2014.…

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Taller de Negocios de Comida: Acceso al Capital (Richmond)

June 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: Acceso al Capital Sabes cuánto necesitas para lanzar tu negocio, ¿y ahora qué ? ¿Cómo se obtiene el capital? Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área de la Bahía, que le apasiona compartir su experiencia y recursos con empresari@s. Ella empezó VP Consulting, un negocio…

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Understanding the Power of Video Content for Your Business (Richmond)

June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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You've got 6 Seconds: Understanding the Power of Video Content and how to Engage your audience. The purpose of this workshop is to understand the power of video content and how a business can use it to connect with their audiences. We will be discussing the different types of video content for the major Social Media platforms: Facebook and Instagram. We will also discuss formatting, time lengths, and the differences between posting on your timeline vs. posting on stories. Lastly,…

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July 2019

Construye Tu Propio Sitio Web (Richmond)

July 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Listo para construir su sitio web? Este taller le presentará los aspectos básicos de la construcción de un sitio web y le proporcionará un plan para publicarlo. Por favor traiga los archivos (logotipo, imágenes, dominio) que le gustaría que se agreguen a su sitio web. Usaremos el programa de Wix para construir su pagina de web. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Management Training Series: The Ultimate Boss (Richmond)

July 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Who is the Ultimate Boss in your Business? This training session helps business owners realize who is their Ultimate Boss, and it may not be who they think it is. Participants will discover why this Ultimate Boss is a key driver of their business and how it will ultimately lead them to success or how it will hinder their business. Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be able to: Recognize the myths and realities of the Ultimate Boss…

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Food Business Workshop: Access to Capital Panel (Richmond)

July 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Acess to Capital Panel Learn about Access to Capital directly from community lenders in a panel led by business consultant Viridiana Ponce. Participants will learn about: What makes a good borrower? What to know before applying to a loan? Capital Options for Entrepreneurs & Specific requirements. Confirmed community lenders: Working Solutions, Opportunity Fund Tentative: MEDA,…

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Negocios de Comida: Acceso al Capital Panel (Richmond)

July 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: Aceso al Capital Panel Conozca sobre el aceso al Capital directamente de prestamistas comunitarios en un panel liderado por la consultora de negocios Viridiana Ponce. Los participantes aprenderán sobre: ¿Qué hace un buen prestatario? ¿Qué saber antes de solicitar un préstamo? Opciones de capital para emprendedores y requisitos específicos. Confirmed community lenders: Working Solutions, Opportunity…

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August 2019

Finance for None Finance People (Richmond)

August 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is part of our Financials Business Series offered every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Topics Covered: 1. Basic Concepts of Financial Mathematics. 2. Supposed Basic to Study Finances 3. Financial Function 4. Analysis of the countable Principles 5. Handling Cash-Electronic Bank 6. Administration of Portfolio 7. Model of Inventories 8. Working Capital 9. Financial Analysis 10. State of Sources and Applications of Funds. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your own note-taking material. This is a free…

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Jumpstart: Facebook Business Page (Richmond)

August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Jumpstart: Facebook Page Not sure how to develop your Facebook page for your business. This workshop will walk you through the steps in obtaining a Facebook page and how to manage the page once it is created. We will break down what is available on the Page platform and how to utilize it for your business. It is highly recommended to bring a laptop and have a Facebook account for this class. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring…

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Retail Business Fundamentals (Richmond)

August 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Join us for a Retail Fundamentals, a hands-on workshop to help you plan, budget, and build your physical retail space or give your existing space a refresh. This workshop is for entrepreneurs who have a retail store, plans for a physical space, or sell at in-person markets or events. During the workshop, we will discuss the five areas most critical to creating a successful retail store and how to build a space that is an authentic and memorable extension of…

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Finanzas para quien no las entiende (Richmond)

August 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Esto es parte de nuestra Serie de Negocios Financieros que se ofrece cada 3ro martes del mes. Temas incluyen: 1. Conceptos básicos de la matemática financiera. 2. Supuestos básicos para estudiar finanzas. 3. Función financiera 4. Análisis de los principios contables. 5. Manejo de efectivo-banco electrónico. 6. Administración de la cartera 7. Modelo de Inventarios. 8. Capital de trabajo 9. Análisis financiero 10. Estado de las fuentes y solicitudes de fondos. Esta es una clase de 2.5 horas. Por favor…

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Food Business Workshop: Legal Business basics (Richmond)

August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Legal Business Basics Learn some legal business basics with guest speakers Legal Services for Entrepreneurs and the Berkeley Legal Practicum. Topics include: Understanding and Selecting the best Legal Entities for your food business Consideration points for Leases / Contracts What you need to know about Employee vs Contractors About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business…

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Publishing Business Series: Writing, Publishing and More (Richmond)

August 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Publishing Business Series: Writing, Publishing and Other Stuff Date: Last Monday of each month Length: 2 Hours Facilitator: Tamara Shiloh Class Content: Intro to class – what we’re going to cover What are you writing and why? Identifying your target reader Developing a productive writing habit Working with professional editors and designers How to format and typeset your book Covers The basics of book marketing Gadgets and things Audio Books Amazon Print-on-demand vs. conventional printing Ebooks Writing and Publishing Organizations and…

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Negocios de Comida: Conceptos Legales (Richmond)

August 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: Conceptos Basicos Legales Entendiendo y seleccionando las mejores entidades legales para su negocio. Puntos de consideración para arrendamientos / contratos. Lo que necesitas saber sobre Empleado vs Contratistas. Tendremos abogados presentando. Presentado por Legal Services for Entpreneurs y Berkeley Legal Practicum. Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas…

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Social Media Analytics (Richmond)

August 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Social Media Analytics Analytics. The hidden gem of social media. What are analytics? How can you utilize analytics to identify your audience and convert your metrics to help grow your business online? This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your own note-taking material. This is a free workshop. Instructor: Christina Kenney Hailing from the Rich (Richmond, CA), Christina is a Social Media Strategist also known as the Khalessi of Content Creation in the online community. Christina graduated from Pepperdine University in 2012…

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September 2019

Food Business Series: Commercial Kitchens (Richmond)

September 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Commercial Kitchens: What you need to know Finding a kitchen that fits you Consideration points when looking for a commercial kitchen Process Requirements Glimpse into working with others in a commercial kitchen This event includes a panel of different commercial kitchen representatives.   About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer…

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Sales Forecast Workshop in Excel (Richmond)

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is part of our Financials Business Series offered every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Sales Forecast Workshop in Excel (Practical Projection of your sales) - Statistical Modeling - Mathematical Charts - Real-life model. The teacher will build in class an excel model from scratch that you can use in your projections. Instructor: Jose Puentes Seasoned International Accountant experienced in controllership and financial planning and analysis, ranging from shared financial services, manufacturing and retail distribution to corporate reporting in high-growth,…

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Taller de Proyeccion de Ventas en Excel (Richmond)

September 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Esto es parte de nuestra Serie de Negocios Financieros que se ofrece cada 3ro martes del mes. Temas incluyen: - Modelamiento Estadistico - Graficas Matematicas - Modelo usando datos de la vida real. El profesor construira en clase un modelo en excel desde cero que usted podra usar en sus projecciones. Instructor: Jose Puentes Contador internacional experimentado con experiencia en control y planificación y análisis financieros, desde servicios financieros compartidos, fabricación y distribución minorista hasta informes corporativos en empresas multinacionales…

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Retail Business 5-Week Series (Richmond)

September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend this 5-week Retail Business Series at Renaissance Richmond. Get your business ready for the Holidays! This workshop is for anyone who currently owns a retail shop, does pop-ups and vendors at events, or is planning to run a retail shop in the future. These workshops are free. You can attend the whole series or individual sessions. Session 1: Finding a Location Working with a broker and how to identify the best area for your customers using data, site visits,…

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Serie de Negocios de Comida: Cocinas Comerciales (Richmond)

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: Cocinas Comerciales: Lo que Necesita Saber Encontrar una cocina que ideal para ti Puntos de consideración al buscar una cocina comercial Proceso Requisitos Ver como es  trabajar con otros en una cocina comercial Este taller incluye un panel de representates de diferentes cocinas comerciales en la area de la bahia.   Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana…

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Jumpstart: Instagram Business Page (Richmond)

September 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Jumpstart: Instagram Not sure how to develop your Instagram page for your business. This workshop will walk you through the steps in obtaining an Instagram and how to manage the page once it is created. We will break down what is available on the Instagram platform and how to utilize it for your business. It is highly recommended to bring a mobile phone and download the Instagram app for the class. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your…

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Retail Business Series: Lease Negotiations (Richmond)

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This workshop is part of our 5-week Retail Business Series. Session 2: Lease negotiation Understanding the basics of lease negotiations, how to find and work with a broker, and how to protect yourself legally. Date: Thursday, September 26, 6:30 -9:30 PM About the instructor: Ari’s interest lies at the intersection of design, human interaction, and economic development. As the owner & creative director of Viscera, a brick and mortar shop in Downtown Oakland, she has first hand experience developing and…

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October 2019

Retail Business Series: Design and Planning (Richmond)

October 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This workshop is part of our 5-week Retail Business Series. Session 3: Design and Planning Learn basic space planning skills, how to rough budgeting for build-outs, and sourcing materials and furniture. About the instructor: Ari’s interest lies at the intersection of design, human interaction, and economic development. As the owner & creative director of Viscera, a brick and mortar shop in Downtown Oakland, she has first hand experience developing and building a brand in numerous settings. As creative director, Ari…

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Retail Business Series: Construction + Build-out (Richmond)

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This workshop is part of our 5-week Retail Business Series. Session 4: Construction + Build-Out Finding a contractor, creating a timeline, contract negotiation and fulfillment, and staying within your budget. About the instructor: Ari’s interest lies at the intersection of design, human interaction, and economic development. As the owner & creative director of Viscera, a brick and mortar shop in Downtown Oakland, she has first hand experience developing and building a brand in numerous settings. As creative director, Ari has…

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How to Read Financial Statements (Richmond)

October 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is part of our Financials Business Series offered every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. How to Read Financial Statements. Balance Sheet Analysis: Financial Ratios and Equity. P&L Analysis: Economic Ratios Instructor: Jose Puentes Seasoned International Accountant experienced in controllership and financial planning and analysis, ranging from shared financial services, manufacturing and retail distribution to corporate reporting in high-growth, multinational companies and non-profit organizations; Results-driven leader with a proven track record that reflects strong business acumen, financial development skills, strategic…

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Como Leer Los Estados Financieros (Richmond)

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Esto es parte de nuestra Serie de Finanzas de Negocio que se ofrece cada 3ro martes del mes. Temas incluyen: Analisis del Balance General; Indices Financieros, y Análisis del Patrimonio. Analisis del Estado de Resultados.;  Razones Económicas. Instructor: Jose Puentes Contador internacional experimentado con experiencia en control y planificación y análisis financieros, desde servicios financieros compartidos, fabricación y distribución minorista hasta informes corporativos en empresas multinacionales y sin fines de lucro de alto crecimiento; Líder orientado a los resultados con…

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Retail Business Series: Merchandising and Window Signage (Richmond)

October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is the last workshop from our 5-week Retail Business Series. Session 5: Merchandising and Window Signage How to create an attractive storefront (or event booth) design to draw customers in and how to merchandise your products sell more and create a better customer experience. About the instructor: Ari’s interest lies at the intersection of design, human interaction, and economic development. As the owner & creative director of Viscera, a brick and mortar shop in Downtown Oakland, she has first…

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Aprende a crear un manual de servicio y capacitación: Dirije a tu equipo con confianza (Richmond)

October 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: Aprende a crear un manual de servicio y capacitación: Dirije a tu equipo con confianza  Los empleados son unos de los componentes claves para el éxito de una operación de comida. Aprender como: 1. Cree su propio manual de servicio 2. Entrene y contrate a sus empleados 3. Identifique los componentes que motivan a los…

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Service & Training Food Manual: Lead your team with confidence (Richmond)

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. Workshop Topic: Service & Training Food Manual: Lead your team with confidence Employees are key components to the success of a food operation. Learn how to: 1. Create your own service manual 2. Train & Engage your employees 3. Identify the components that impact employee performance   About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to…

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Hire Safely: First Steps for Small Business Employers (Richmond)

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Creating a fair, positively empowering and rewarding environment for your employees, while managing the legal risks and obligations of being an employer in California, is a tough balancing act for small-scale employers.  This workshop will provide a general introduction to labor and employment law from the EMPLOYER perspective, and point you to resources for the next steps in your business plan. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Presented by the San Francisco…

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Publishing Business Series: How to Turn Your Book into an Audiobook (Richmond)

October 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Publishing Business Series: How to turn your book into an Audio Book Date: Last Monday of each month Length: 2 Hours Facilitator: Tamara Shiloh Class Content: Audiobooks are the fastest growing format in book publishing. If you’re looking for a way to reach an expanded audience, it makes sense to convert your manuscript into audiobook. Come to our next class. Joining me will be the audio expert, Becky Parker-Geist.of Pro Audio Voices. Instructor: Tamara is an author and speaker. She…

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Instagram para Negocios Pequenos (Richmond)

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Aprende en este taller como usar la red social, Instagram, para tu negocio. Instagram es una de las redes sociales más importantes para negocios que quieren ampliar su presencia digital y la fuerza de sus marcas. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Social Media: Content Curation (Richmond)

October 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Content Curation You have your profiles and don't know what to post. Let's talk about it. This workshop will cover the topic of content for social media and how to curate content for your business. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your own note-taking material. This is a free workshop. Instructor: Christina Kenney Hailing from the Rich (Richmond, CA), Christina is a Social Media Strategist also known as the Khalessi of Content Creation in the online community. Christina…

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November 2019

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

November 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Calculating Your Break-Even Point (Richmond)

November 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is part of our Financials Business Series offered every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Calculating Your Break-Even Point 1. Startup Cost 2. Breakeven point 3. Pricing Instructor: Jose Puentes Seasoned International Accountant experienced in controllership and financial planning and analysis, ranging from shared financial services, manufacturing and retail distribution to corporate reporting in high-growth, multinational companies and non-profit organizations; Results-driven leader with a proven track record that reflects strong business acumen, financial development skills, strategic planning, financial reporting skills,…

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Como Hacer Videos Efectivos para Su Negocio (Richmond)

November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Aprende en este taller la importancia de crear videos para promocionar tu negocio y como te pueden ayudar en aumentar tus ventas. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Food Business Series (Richmond)

November 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. Workshop Topic: Lab Day Come ready with questions about your food business. Network with other food business entrepreneurs. In attending this workshop, you qualify for a one-on-one business consultation. Please note that this is the last food business workshop for the year. We will continue new food business programming in 2020. Stay tuned. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate…

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December 2019

Social Media + Your Industry (Richmond)

December 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Social Media + Your Industry Lawyer. Doctor. Waste Management. Realtor. There are countless careers where people are confused on how to utilize social media. In this workshop we will breakdown how and if social media would be a good tool for you to develop your business. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your own note-taking material. This is a free workshop. Instructor: Christina Kenney Hailing from the Rich (Richmond, CA), Christina is a Social Media Strategist also known as…

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Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Ideas, Brands, Designs (Richmond)

December 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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You may have the right to protect your unique business name, ideas, or creations from being tarnished or knocked off by a competitor... but how do you do that affordably on a tight budget?  This workshop will introduce you to different types of intellectual property (focused primarily on copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets), and will provide you with self-help resource information to start building a simple but solid foundation of protection through rights searches, NDA’s, registrations, licenses and other tools. …

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This general information session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics like 5 common misconceptions about small business owners, the 7 keys to success, local resources and the services Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond provides to help your business get going and growing. Cost: Free

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Effective Communication for Thriving Workplaces Part 1 (Richmond)

December 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Come to the monthly workshop series on Communication Skills & Conflict Management with Duncan Autrey. This series will meet on the third Tuesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Effective Communication for Thriving Workplaces (Part 1) Participants will learn about the fundamentals of effective communication and lessons about the nature of conflict with Conflict Transformation Catalyst, Duncan Autrey. This class offers essential skills for any leader that wants to improve their relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors and employees.…

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January 2020

Food Business Series: Food Service Contracting (Richmond)

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Join us to explore the many flavors of B2B contracts in today's local food industry. This workshop is an introductory exploration to help you understand basic contracts with commercial kitchens, corporate food service operations, catering venues, pop-up events, and online food delivery services. Learn how to manage your legal and financial risk and negotiate for the protection of a strong contract so you can focus on creating delicious food! Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

January 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This general informational orientation session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics such as: differences between being an owner and an employee keys to being a successful entrepreneur local business resources and how to make the most out of your Renaissance experience No cost to attend. Open to the public. General Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month at Renaissance Richmond.

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Start Smart: Introduction to Business (Richmond)

January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$60 – $120
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's Start Smart

If you are ready to start a small business or are very new to business, this class is for you! Start Smart is a five-week course where you will learn the basic tools and business fundamentals needed to start-up successfully. You will work with a Business Model Canvas (a visual hands-on tool) to get your ideas down on paper, test, refine and confirm concepts, and adjust your conclusions about customer needs. This class meets once a week for three hours.…

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February 2020

Legal Entity Choices for our New Economy (Richmond)

February 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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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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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

February 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This general informational orientation session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics such as: differences between being an owner and an employee keys to being a successful entrepreneur local business resources and how to make the most out of your Renaissance experience No cost to attend. Open to the public. General Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month at Renaissance Richmond.

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March 2020

Sandbox Rules: Partnership Agreements for Small Business Co-Owners (Richmond)

March 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Sharing the burdens of launching and operating a business with co-owners in a partnership, LLC, corporation, or co-op can be rewarding, even life-saving. It can also be one of the riskiest business and legal moves you ever make. Disputes among the co-owners of closely-held small businesses over business decisions, money, or time commitments can seriously harm the value of the business you have worked so hard to build. Even without disputes, how do you prevent one owner's death, disability, family…

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How to Talk to Customers so They Feel Understood (Richmond)

March 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Come to the quarterly workshop series on Effective Conversation Skills for Entrepreneurs with Duncan Autrey at Renaissance Center Richmond. Workshop Topic: How to Talk to Customers so They Feel Understood Participants will learn about the fundamentals of effective speaking and listening with Conflict Transformation Educator, Duncan Autrey. This class offers essential skills for entrepreneurs who want to have successful conversations and relationships with their clients.  Topics include: Skills for effective speaking & listening.  How to understand what your customers want…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

March 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This general informational orientation session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics such as: differences between being an owner and an employee keys to being a successful entrepreneur local business resources and how to make the most out of your Renaissance experience No cost to attend. Open to the public. General Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month at Renaissance Richmond.

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May 2020

Business Preparation (Richmond)

May 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Take our Business Prep class Online to learn business basics and develop networks. The 10-week class provides an overview of target market analysis, fundamental business operations, and basic business finance principles. You will develop foundational business skills and complete a basic business plan, outlining your business goals and strategies to achieve them. In session one, we will fill out our paperwork, set up payment schedules, meet the instructor, establish norms and go over the syllabus. This course includes 2 free…

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