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:

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

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

The Price Is Right: Knowing how to Price Your Business Service or Product

June 16, 2022 | 10 a.m.

Charging the right price for your product or service can mean the difference between a profitable business and one that is destined to fail. This session will look at the different factors that contribute to a successful pricing strategy. Learn why cheaper prices can result in fewer sales and why understanding your customers’ perception of value is the key to unlocking your business’ full potential.

Register in advance for this meeting 

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

Gestión de riesgos para pequeñas empresas

martes 21 de junio 2022 | 1 p.m.

Únase a NKCDC para un taller sobre estrategias de gestión de riesgos y seguros, dirigido a pequeñas empresas. Aprenda cómo puede minimizar los riesgos para su propiedad, sus empleados y sus activos personales utilizando productos de seguros y estrategias de estructura comercial. 

 Sesión en español: registrarse aquí 

Risk Management for Small Business

June 21, 2022 | 3 p.m.

Join Power Up Your Business and New Kensington CDC for a workshop on insurance and risk management strategies, targeted for small businesses. Learn how you can minimize risks to your property, employees, and your personal assets using insurance products and business structure strategies.

English Session: Register in advance for this meeting 

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