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Store Owner Series

This series of FREE workshops provides valuable training for small businesses located in Philadelphia on topics that are practical and relevant for a business owner at any stage. We also provide opportunities for businesses to network with other small businesses in their local community.

We offer workshops at Community College of Philadelphia's three Regional Center locations in Northeast, Northwest and West Philadelphia, as well as at our Main Campus and in South Philadelphia. We also partner with local community organizations to bring select topics into the neighborhoods for added convenience. You have the option of choosing the location and training that are most convenient for you.

Choose from the following workshops that are held at different locations:

MARKETING

Learn online and offline marketing strategies to help promote your small business

 

CAPITAL & CREDIT

Learn about different types of business financing and the importance of personal credit

 

BOOKKEEPING

Understand your balance sheet, income statement and cash flow

 

RESOURCE EVENT

Discover training, financing and coaching services to help you grow your business

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

Learn how to develop an effective social media strategy that will engage customers

FACEBOOK

Learn how to maximize Facebook and develop an ad campaign

ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

Learn about different accounting software that will make bookkeeping easier

CITY TAXES

A representative from the Revenue Department will explain city taxes and credits

 

GROW YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE

A Google trainer will teach you how to promote your business online.

SEO STRATEGIES

Get customers to find your business and website online

 

COMMERCIAL LEASING

Learn how to negotiate and understand your lease

BRAND IDENTITY

Learn how to communicate with the right graphics and message

WORKSHOPS ONLINE

Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Map

    When: October 21, 2020 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Register in advance for this meeting

    This workshop is in partnership with Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association.

    Understanding Our Unconscious Bias Workshop for Small Business

      When: October 28, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      This workshop is in Partnership with East Passyunk BID

      Register in advance for this meeting

      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

      Federal Procurement: "Learning How to Get Federal Contracts for Small Business"

        When: November 17, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
        This workshop is in Partnership with the SBA

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        After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

        Learn More with Less: A Strategic, User-Centered Approach to Product Development

          1. 5 questions to answer about your product idea before doing anything else
          2. Using a risk framework to decide where to focus first
          3. When and how to get feedback from product users

          When: November 18, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
          This workshop is in Partnership with NextFab

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          After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

          NORTHWEST REGIONAL CENTER

          1300 West Godfrey Avenue | Philadelphia, PA 19141

          WEST REGIONAL CENTER

          4725 Chestnut Street | Philadelphia, PA 19139

          NORTHEAST REGIONAL CENTER

          12901 Townsend Road | Philadelphia, PA 19154

          SOUTH PHILADELPHIA AT CONSTITUTION HEALTH PLAZA

          1930 South Broad Street | Philadelphia, PA 19145