SBA Business Seminars and Workshops - February 11th to March 1st

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SBA San Francisco District Office

Februray 11th to March 1st

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), San Francisco District Office, offers a variety of classes on starting and growing a small business. Below is a list of classes that are being offered from February 11th to March 1st. You can also find more information about events and workshops by searching the SBA San Francisco District Office online calendar and enter Zip Code 94105.

Registration is required for all classes, events and workshops. Classes are held in the San Francisco SBA Entrepreneur Center, 455 Market Street, Suite 600, unless otherwise noted in the description. SBA classes are free, but some classes have fees, which are listed on the registration pages when you register online.

All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.

Please note, that upon selecting a class registration link, you will be leaving the Small Business Administration (SBA) online calendar website. SBA is providing these links for your reference. SBA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies, or applications and cannot attest to the accuracy of the information provided by third-party sites or any other linked site.

San Francisco Classes

Food Safety Manager Certification 2/11 - Monday                     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM            Registration:  Call 415-781-5348

Understanding Retirement Plans and Their True Costs, Advanced 2/11 -Monday                     6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Doing Business with Blue Shield of California 2/13 - Wednesday             10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Doing Business with Cisco Systems 2/13 - Wednesday             11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Doing Business with Virgin America 2/13 - Wednesday             1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

How to Do Business with California State Government 2/13 - Wednesday             2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Taxes and Your Business, How to Prepare Schedule C 2/13 - Wednesday             6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Basic Bookkeeping, Part One 2/14 - Thursday                 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM            $40.00

Basic Bookkeeping, Part Two 2/21 - Thursday                 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM            $40.00
Building an Effective Web Presence Part 2: Best Practices for Converting Web Visitors to Customers  2/21 - Thursday                 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM         $40.00

How to Start and Manage a Small Business 2/25 – Monday                    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM    $75.00

Restaurant Series: Checklist for Starting a Restaurant 2/25 – Monday                    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM     $40.00

Marketing Made Easy 2/26 – Tuesday                   6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Introduction to Intellectual Property 2/27 – Wednesday              6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

HUBZone and WOSB Program Certifications 2/28 – Thursday                  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

SBA 8(a) Business Development Certification Workshop 2/28 – Thursday                  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

QuickBooks Introduction 2/28 – Thursday                  1:30 PM – 5:30 PM    $65.00

San Jose Entrepreneur Center Classes

State Payroll Tax Workshop  2/12 – Tuesday 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Quick Books - Serie de talleres Gratuitos

State Labor Law and Payroll Tax Seminar  2/14 – Thursday                10:00AM to 4:30PM

Startup Boot Camp: Kick Starting Success  2/22 – Friday                       8:30AM to 5:00PM             $50.00

Basic Bookkeeping (3 part series) 2/25 – Monday                               5:00PM to 8:00PM
Cost: $79 series or $89 at door; 1 class $35/$45

Mastering LinkedIn for Small Business Owners 2/28 – Thursday                6:00PM to 9:00PM
Cost: $35 online; $45 at door, check or cash only

Silicon Valley SCORE Workshops & Seminars

Using Business Info to Drive Growth  2/13 – Wednesday            5:00PM to 8:00PM            $45.00

Plan Strategically and Grow 2/20 – Wednesday                    5:00PM to 8:00PM      $45.00

Keys to Managing People  2/21 – Thursday                        5:00PM to 8:00PM         $45.00

Be a Successful Consultant  2/22 – Friday                8:30AM to 3:00PM                   $70.00

Small Business Fundamentals 2/23 – Saturday                        8:30AM to 5:00PM       $70.00

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and Bay Area Development Company

GO-Biz and Bay Area Development Company are hosting a working lunch for small business owners interested in learning more about healthcare compliance, workforce training funds and resources to help grow your business.

Thursday, March 14, 2013   11 AM to 2 PM
Hyatt House, 5800 Shellmound Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

Free Small Business Counseling by Appointment

SF SCORE - 415-744-6827

SF Small Business Development Center - 415-841-4050

The free classes in our local SBA training program are made possible by the generous support of our volunteer presenters. We appreciate their time and expertise; however, these presentations do not represent an endorsement of their views, opinions, products, or services by SBA.

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All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.

Date: 2/8/13 Contact Information: sfomail@sba.gov