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The SBDC offers a variety of workshops, covering topics such as:
These trainings are specifically designed to inform and educate businesses on the programs and resources available to them through the City of Westminster.
June 24, 2021 We addressed the issue of homelessness in Westminster, and your rights as a property/business owner. We also discussed best practices.
March 18, 2021 Westminster businesses, did you know that there are business resources available to you from the City? Learn more about the City programs and resources available, make value contacts with the City and understand what assistance is available to you.VIDEO “City Resources 101” PDF: “City Resources 101”
These trainings are produced in conjunction with our regional partners, highlighting topics and issues important to business growth.
October 27 Writing a business plan is one of the most important aspects of setting your business up for success. After this session you will know how a business plan influences your business, what components need to be included in your business plan and how your business plan should be presented to funders.VIDEO: "How to Write a Business Plan" PDF: "How to Write a Business Plan"
July 28 Learn which type of strategy is best for your business, how your strategy will influence your operations, when to adapt your strategy to changing markets, and more. You’ll also hear real world examples of how to implement your strategy when it comes to the major issues facing businesses right now. Presented by SBDC Lead Consultants, Jon Jaggers and Adrian Hovey
VIDEO: "How to Set Your Strategy" PDF: "How to Set Your Strategy" Worksheet
May 11, 2021 & May 18, 2021 Suzy Schutz presents the most important aspects every QuickBooks online user should know. Find out which product is best for you, what you need to know about your setup, how to connect vendors and customers, common pitfalls to avoid, invoicing, how to keep accurate record keeping, and more!VIDEO: "QuickBooks 101" PDF: "QuickBooks 101" VIDEO: "QuickBooks 201" PDF: "QuickBooks 201"
January 27, 2021 Watch Kevin McFarland, CPA as he presents on cash flow concepts, activities of business operations, and how to track your business’ cash flow. View this opportunity to learn more and set yourself up for financial success in 2021.VIDEO “Understanding Cash Flow” PDF: “Understanding Cash Flow”
October 28, 2020 Watch Megan Bortner as she demonstrates how to utilize email marketing as a tool to thrive during the upcoming holiday season. Learn about the different types of email campaigns, email template best practices, email marketing metrics and more to leave you feeling confident about your email marketing strategy as you gear up for the season.VIDEO “Holiday Email Marketing Tips” PDF: “Email Marketing 101” PDF: “Holiday Email Marketing Tips”
July 28, 2020 Watch Peter Brissette as he demonstrates how to best configure “Google My Business”. Learn how to let your customers know you are open for business, what kind of customer experience they can expect, and to reassure them that their experience will be a safe and positive one.VIDEO: “Using Google to Communicate with Your Customers”