Webinars

California Capital is your hub for Small Business webinars.  Check back regularly for a list of upcoming webinars that you can join from your office or home.

 

Feb
21
Tue
Quick Books Lab- ADVANCED @ California Capital FDC
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Quick Books Lab- ADVANCED
***In order to participate in this hands-on Quick Books Lab, you MUST have a laptop with the Quick Books software already installed.***
If you are new to Quick Books along with feeling overwhelmed and intimidated by accounting software, especially if you are not an Accountant or Bookkeeping then this course will explain. Understanding the difference between debits, credits, assets, liability , equity and much more. This course will teach you to understand the difference and make your financial records clearer for you and your business.
What you learn…

Getting Started and Setting Up
Working with Lists and Inventory
Entering Everyday Transactions
Customizing Forms
Understanding Accounting.
Manage Employees/Process Payroll
Work with Reports
Tips and Tricks
Presented by: Anita Johnson, founder of Money Wisdom for Women

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Feb
22
Wed
LLCs and S Corps—What to do After Filing the Articles @ California Capital FDC
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How LLCs and S corps help to protect assets and manage risk
  • Articles, tax identification numbers and fictitious business names
  • Agent for service of process and statement of information
  • Holding the First Meeting—what should be included and why
  • Bylaws, operating agreements and shareholder agreements
  • Issuing stock or certificates and limited offering exemption
  • Loans v. capital—problems if not documented
  • S elections for corps and LLCs and late filings
  • Avoiding the “disregarded” LLC
  • Importance of legal standing and California issues
  • The best way to treat vehicles and home offices
  • Reasonable compensation for working owners of S corps
  • Reimbursing expenses—accountable v. non-accountable plans
  • Out-of-state formations, California and nexus issues
  • Alter ego—how it derails asset protection and tax benefits
  • Annual and special meetings— waivers of notice and recording minutes
  • Contracts, agreements and official records books
  • Entity tax returns, deductions and balance sheets
  • Distributing earnings and property
  • Amending articles, bylaws and operating agreements
  • On-going compliance and best practices
  • Dissolving LLCs and corporations

 

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Feb
23
Thu
Part 1: Sales and Marketing Masterclass @ California Capital FDC
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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Part 1: Introduction to Sales and Marketing Concepts


This workshop will identify key concepts and techniques for developing an effective sales and marketing strategy. Drawing from real world experience and the social sciences, instructor Victor Johnson will provide insight into sales and marketing theories like thrasher, carrot, and trapline marketing and how to develop practical approaches to gaining new customers and revenue streams.

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Presented by: Victor Johnson, Professional Civil Engineer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and part owner for 2 firms that grew to be listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

Financing with the SBA @ California Capital FDC
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

California Capital Women's Business Center and US Small Business Administration Logos

What You Will Learn: 

  • How does a small business get money?
  • Bank loans-are they impossible?
  • Doing your homework before applying for a loan and who might be able to help
  • Why banks might not be able to lend to your business. How SBA might help.
  • SBA loan guarantee program overview 7(a) & 504 Loan Programs
  • Tips for dealing with lenders
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Feb
28
Tue
Driving the Government Opportunity Life Cycle (Part 3: Developing a Capture Management Pipeline) @ California Capital PTAC
Feb 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

California Capital PTAC

Part 3: Developing a Capture Management Pipeline


Developing government contract proposals requires allocation time and resources. A good capture management process will allow your business to effectively gather, qualify, and make informed bid/no bid decisions on opportunities. This session will review how to target and automate bid notifications, how to quickly assess scopes of work and eligibility requirements, and maintain an ongoing pipeline of high potential opportunities.

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Mar
2
Thu
Part 2: Sales and Marketing Masterclass @ California Capital FDC
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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Part 2: Marketing to Federal Agencies


Marketing to federal government decision-makers presents unique challenges and opportunities for small businesses. This class will cover some of the requirements inherent in government contracts across different industries, identify common government procurement practices, and define the characteristics of businesses who are successful in selling to the federal government.

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Presented by: Victor Johnson, Professional Civil Engineer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and part owner for 2 firms that grew to be listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

Mar
7
Tue
Driving the Government Opportunity Life cycle (Part 4: The Proposal Development Process) @ California Capital PTAC
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

California Capital PTAC

Part 4: The Proposal Development Process 


Once you have a high potential opportunity in hand, a managed process for writing and submitting the proposal will drive a successful capture rate. This session will review common types of contracts, and elements of government solicitations, along with requirements for crafting responsible and responsive offers. Next, we will look at the steps to organizing your team and managing the proposal development, review, and submission.

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Mar
8
Wed
Confidentiality—What Supervisors Need to know @ California Capital FDC
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Being conscious of confidentiality is a must for supervisors in the midst of our information-overloaded world. Learn about the limits on what’s confidential between you and your employees, and when you can and can’t be bound by confidentiality. We will discuss employees’ right to privacy – and what to be careful of as you have to, sometimes literally, look over their shoulder. Additionally, we will discuss the special confidentiality rules and regulations that apply to employees’ medical information.

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Mar
9
Thu
Part 3: Sales and Marketing Masterclass @ California Capital FDC
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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Part 3: Developing your Sales and Marketing Practice


Now that you have the tools and the techniques for developing a successful sales and marketing practice, it’s time to go fishing for new business. In this final session, learn how to incorporate meaningful sales and marketing theories into your business development cycle. This session will hone in on taking practical steps and the adopting right attitude to fostering new customers and revenue streams for your business.

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Presented by: Victor Johnson, Professional Civil Engineer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and part owner for 2 firms that grew to be listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

Small Business Tax Panel @ California Capital FDC
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A panel of business taxing agencies consisting of the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, & Board of Equalization will be at the Women’s Business Center discussing your tax rights and responsibilities as a small business owner.  

Get your tax questions answered by a specialist!!

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Panelists:  

  • Representative, Board Of Equalization, Regional Liaison
  • Representative, Board Of Equalization, Sales and Use Tax
  • Alvaro Hernandez, FTB, Taxpayer Rights Advocate
  • Cristella Sanchez, IRS, Business Education Specialist
  • Ling Wu, EDD, Senior Employment Tax Consultant