Low-Cost Entrepreneurship Workshops to Help Area's Small Businesses Run Better

From Aug. 8 to Sept. 26, the university's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) is offering a series of Small Business Management Workshops to provide core training for small business managers and owners to help them better run their businesses.

These three-hour workshops are offered as follows: Human Resources on Aug. 8, Internet Marketing on Aug. 15, Accounting Software (QuickBooks™) on Aug. 22, Financial Analysis and Cost Management on Sept. 5, Tax Planning for Small Business on Sept. 12, Marketing on Sept. 19, and Financial Strategies for Raising Capital on Sept. 26.

The workshops target small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley. All workshops will be held 9 a.m. – noon on Fridays at the Inland Valley Economic Development Corp. offices at 363 South Park Ave. in Pomona, except for the workshop on Accounting Software (QuickBooks) that will take place at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center at 300 W. Second St. in downtown Pomona.

Each workshop costs $30 (or $150 for the entire series). For more information or to register, call (909) 869-2418.

CEI is dedicated to providing individuals with the most relevant and practical graduate and undergraduate degree programs and courses to help them become either creative and successful entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial and innovative corporate managers. In addition, CEI serves the greater Southern California area through entrepreneurship training, consultation and research programs in conjunction with individuals and firms in the broader business community.