On Demand Learning Library
BUSINESS START UP
Start a Business
Free Self-Study Class with Videos and Handouts. What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Is your good idea enough? In a few hours, you'll be able to assess the viability of your business and get a better sense of owning a business including legal aspects, realistic expectations, and character traits of the self-employed entrepreneur. Enjoy these modules with exercises and expertise. Owning your own business can be very rewarding. Let's get you started on the path.
Employee vs Independent Contractor
This workshop will provide key insights on the differences between employees, interns, volunteers and independent contractors. We will specifically discuss the CA ABC independent contractor test and how you can grow your company while complying with the myriad of state and federal regulations.
Social Media for Small Business
In this course, we will discuss the basics of social media marketing for small business owners. With an easy-to-understand approach, this course will guide you through designing or upgrading your social media plan. Whether you are just getting your business off the ground, or a long-time entrepreneur looking to grow and expand your market reach, this course will guide you on how to be creative and effective with social media.
Productivity Hacks + Designing a Plan to Reach Your Goals
Do you find yourself struggling with too many tasks and not enough time to complete them? Do you have business goals, but you aren’t sure how to accomplish them? Discover the 21-day backward planner that creates an easy-to-follow roadmap and action plan to help you start and keep the momentum. Learn how to 10x your productivity, focus on what matters, and free up your time. How to stack the 21-day plan to keep the momentum going (in every area of your life) Eliminate procrastination Multiply your productivity Feel more powerful and in control Start achieving your business goals and all you want in life with a practical and sustainable method
Secrets to Business Success
Making Better Business Decisions with Cashflows, Budgets, Bookkeeping, and Tax Preparation. Do you need help projecting income and expenses? How are you measuring up to your budget? Do you have a budget? Do you need one? Will you be ready for tax season or will you be scrambling? When you really grasp the power of numbers, you’ll see how financial records and projections can help you shape the direction of your business, make smart decisions, and save you time and effort.
Are you ready to UpLevel your marketing efforts? There are many elements involved in marketing: Developing your brand, understanding your clients, applying relevant marketing strategies, communicating your message, utilizing social media effectively. Take this online self-study course and cover all the bases. This multi-session curriculum includes over eight presenters that are specialists in different marketing arenas. Real and relatable information and action steps are covered. Activities for you to implement right now will get you into action in building your outreach efforts, effectively!
Finding Flexibility & Flow: Creating A Happy Rhythm in Hectic Times Offer
The continuous changes and uncertainties of 2020 have left many of us longing for some familiar structure and solid ground. Whether you’re balancing working from home and distance learning or just trying to navigate moving forward during uncharted times, we’re all dealing with varying degrees of situations that we can’t completely control.In this hour and a half workshop, we’ll explore how you can find more flexibility and flow in your work and life. Through discussion, self-reflection and hands-on activities, you’ll get new ideas for creating a rhythm that is based in happiness and works for you and your family in this ever-changing world.
Have you desired to start a podcast for a while?Have you wondered how a podcast could support your business growth?In this two-part training, you will learn all the basics of how exactly to start your own podcast and where to get the resources you need without a costly investment.
BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND GROWTH
Becoming an Employer
We know that one of the scariest parts of growing your small business is taking the big leap of adding to your team and making your first hire. In this one-and-a-half-hour virtual event you will learn best practices from local business experts to ensure that your first experience is a success for you AND your first employee. We will also discuss local hiring opportunities and leave time for a Q&A session so that you can get your employment questions answered. Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to learn directly from local organizations that serve Northern California and beyond.
SBIR Seeks Women Entrepreneurs
Opportunities for women-owned businesses with the Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer Programs This 90-minute webinar covers how women-owned businesses can take advantage of this unique and wildly successful program. This workshop covers: The basics of the SBIR/STTR program Program prospects across every industry How women-owned businesses can take advantage of these opportunities Also featured: a panel of women business owners who have successfully navigated the program, receiving grants and contracts.
Are You Eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)?
Many business owners haven’t yet taken advantage of this incredibly powerful tax credit that can mean thousands of dollars back into their business. Watch this webinar to learn the ins and outs of this valuable program, see the step by step process of how to claim it, and what other resources are available to you through the WBC at JEDI.
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