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Our readers are offered a discount on Lorman seminars and courses. Check out their business, management and legal offers at this link to qualify for our discounts. They also offer green business training opportunities. Please visit http://www.lorman.com/training/CaliforniaGreenSolutions for a complete listing of courses. Register online or call Lorman at 866-352-9539.
LA Startup and Small Business BOOST Program
Small business owner outreach and mentoring program available for Los Angeles County businesses (District 2)
The Los Angeles Business Owner Outreach, Support and Training Program (LA BOOST), sponsored by the Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles and Southwest Community College, is an innovative program designed to help small businesses in LA County’s Second District succeed through direct counseling, business training and mentoring.
The program is offered in two phases. The first phase considers the fundamentals of owning and operating a business. The second phase will address business growth and expansion. Each phase will consist of an initial boot camp, a monthly workshop, lively peer discussions and monthly one-on-one business mentoring sessions that provides the highest level of training for success. Topics covered include:
- Developing a business plan;
- Structuring your business;
- Accounting, finance and capitalization;
- Customer service;
- Branding & marketing;
- Strategic planning;
- Leadership & advisory team;
- Human resources & employee issues;
- Information technology.
If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity, please call or email the following point of contact to discuss the details:
- Marketing your business;
- Contracting with the public sector;
- Business development and proposal writing
Phone: (714) 800-1795 x13
Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles
2 Coral Circle
Monterey Park, CA 91755-7425
Edited by Carolyn Allen