Apr
20
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Apr
23
Tue
Programa Básico de Emprendimiento @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Centro Community Partners esta ofreciendo este taller paso a paso para crear tu plan de negocios a través de actividades prácticas y sencillas. Nuestros talleres interactivos y dinámicos te ayudan a analizar y desarrollar tu modelo de negocio utilizando el app Centro Business Planning Tool, disponible en Español e Inglés (link).

El Programa: Te enseñaremos como desarrollar estrategias empresariales básicas (visión, misión y valores), finanzas personales, análisis de mercado, propuesta de valor, operaciones, estrategia de marketing y finanzas del negocio.

Fecha / Hora: Nos veremos los días febrero 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 y 27; marzo 5

La última sesión son las presentaciones y graduaciones el martes, marzo 5, 2019 de 5:00pm a 7:30pm.

Ubicación: San Jose – SJPL Works en la Biblioteca Publica, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

Aquí encuetras mas información acerca de Centro: www.centrocommunity.org (link)

Este evento es gratuito y esperamos tu compromiso durante las 9 semanas de talleres.

Se proporcionará la validación de aparcamiento para 4th St. garaje en el programa.

Apr
25
Thu
Is Small Business Ownership Right for You? @ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Description

In this 60-minute workshop we review the different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want – including starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business and buying a franchise. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each and help you decide what option is right for you!

You will learn:

  • Why business ownership? Why now?

  • Risks and rewards that come along with being your own boss

  • Advantages and disadvantages of starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business and buying a franchise

  • The different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want

  • Franchising myths and misconceptions

  • How to diversify your investment portfolio through business ownership

  • The reality of creating an asset for your future through a business

  • Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family

Sponsored by SJPL Works Business & Career

Free. No registration required but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Apr
27
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

May
4
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

May
6
Mon
Coffee with Business Advisers – Afternoon @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses.
These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback.

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

May
11
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

May
15
Wed
Coffee with Business Advisers – Morning @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses. These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

May
18
Sat
Design & Marketing Advice @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Design & Marketing Advice

Come get advice and help from an individual with over 25 years of design experience to help brand and shape your business’s image.

Advice ranges from help with logos to branding strategies. Patrons will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

May
22
Wed
Sales Strategies: Advanced Selling @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This workshop offers a framework for a very simple Sales Process, organizing your sells efforts & taking the path to success through a genuine & authentic approach to selling. 

Topics:

  • 5 Step Sales Process
  • Simple Call & Email Scripts
  • Social Media Selling Strategy
  • Taking Leads From Prospects to Customers
  • Blocking, Tracking and Getting The Most From Your Sales Efforts

Presented by Jerome Dees of SmartSelling.Guru

This is workshop 4 of a 4 in the “The Complete Sales Person” series.

May
25
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

May
29
Wed
Grow Smart: Wealth-Building Tactics for Small Business Owners @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

How are you building wealth for you and your workers?  Have you considered establishing a retirement plan, but don’t know where to start?  In this presentation, Small Business Majority will outline small business wealth-building tactics and help you sort through options to secure your future.

Presenter Bio: Bianca Blomquist, Northern California Outreach Manager

Bianca Blomquist manages Small Business Majority’s outreach and education efforts for the Bay Area and Northern California region. She develops relationships with business organizations and small business owners to empower the voice of small business in California and works with the California Director on national and statewide policy efforts.

Prior to joining Small Business Majority, Bianca served as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill for a member of the House Financial Services Committee and as a legislative representative handling federal healthcare, transportation and workforce issues. She has also previously campaigned in Southern California and Wisconsin on both state and national policy issues affecting working families.

Free. No registration required but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.