Throughout the year, the SBDC offers a diverse selection of low cost classes to area businesses. Each course is designed to give you helpful tools, tips, and techniques to assist you in your business. Choose a location under “Event Category” below to view a calendar of upcoming classes. You can register online, or by calling our offices.

Please note: As of January 1, 2014 we will no longer accept cash as a form of payment for events and classes. All payments made by check must be received three days prior to the event date. To pay by credit card please click the “Buy Now” button on the event’s detail page.

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May 2016

Riverbank: Home Business Start Up

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverbank City Council Chambers,
6707 Third Street
Riverbank, CA 95367 United States
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How to start a home business How to run a home business Risk management Financials Marketing

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Ceres: Valley Business Forum

May 9 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ceres Community Center,
2701 4th Street
Ceres, CA 95307 United States
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“Our World is Changing” Opening Keynote Speaker: Luis Molina, Mayor of Patterson       3 different panels of experts will cover various aspects of Starting, Operating and Growing a successful business. Specific speaker topics will include: Power of the Growing Hispanic Market How to Market effectively to Hispanic Customers Overcoming Business Challenges Challenges of Working with Millennials New Ways to Fund Your Business Staying “Compliant” in an Increasingly Regulated World ...and much more! 10 different Business Resource Organizations will be hosting informational booths throughout the…

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Modesto: Business Start Up

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
SBDC Modesto Office,
1020 10th Street
Modesto, 95354 United States
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Do you dream of owning your own business? Do you think you have what it takes to be successful? Take this free one hour workshop that introduces the entrepreneur to the basics of starting a new business: Is your idea viable? What kind of financing will it take to open your business? Why do you need a business plan? What are the risks, pitfalls and requirements of opening a new business? This workshop is intended for the budding entrepreneur who…

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Sonora: QuickBooks Training

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sonora Fire Department,
201 S. Shepherd St.
Sonora, CA 95370 United States
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May 10th, 17th, & 24th Never used QuickBooks before? No problem. Using QuickBooks and still have questions? We’re here to help. Our expert QuickBooks Pro Advisor will teach you what it takes to get you up and running. From setting up your company to managing your chart of accounts. This three part progressive series will cover accounting basics and beyond such as: Creating a company Reviewing the chart of accounts Working with customers & estimates Reconciling a credit card statement…

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Merced: Business Start Up

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alliance SBDC Merced,
1735 M Street
Merced, CA 95340 United States
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Do you dream of owning your own business? Do you think you have what it takes to be successful? Take this free one hour workshop that introduces the entrepreneur to the basics of starting a new business: Is your idea viable? What kind of financing will it take to open your business? Why do you need a business plan? What are the risks, pitfalls and requirements of opening a new business? This workshop is intended for the budding entrepreneur who…

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