Small Business Workshops For Entrepreneurs

Grow your Business with the Marin Small Business Development Center

College of Marin’s small business classes are created in partnership with the Marin Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Most classes are only $25 each.

The SBDC conducts a wide variety of business workshops and a variety of best practice programs designed to help small businesses increase sales and profits.

Workshops are led by experienced professionals who overview their topics, provide several real-world examples and answer questions from workshop participants.

Most workshops finish with a panel of experts that provide additional insight, participate in a lively question-and-answer session and then stay to speak with attendees one-on-one after the seminar.

Or register via phone – call 415-485-9305

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From Kitchen to Market: Tuesday, October 24 2017

- Have you thought of taking that delicious family recipe and turning it into a business? Already own a food manufacturing business and want to expand? Whatever your motivation you will gain a competitive edge by learning the ups and downs, and the ins and outs of the rapidly growing specialty food industry from an insider. More Details

Craft A Winning Pitch: Wednesday, November 08 2017

- Knowing how to craft a winning pitch is key whether or not you are looking for funding. Pitching is the essential to business success. Learn proven strategies to engage all types of stakeholders and investors and secure the funding you need to start or grow your business. This workshop is provided by Marin SBDC (Small More Details

Website Best Practices: Thursday, November 16 2017

- Does your website do what you expect it to? Is it bringing you new customers? The right customers? Are you worried you don’t have enough text on the page? Or too much text? Are your images helping your website conversions or hindering them? Do you make site decisions based on what you like or think More Details
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Social Media Marketing: Wednesday, December 06 2017

- Social media marketing offers businesses a great opportunity to engage with their clients. You can connect across the entire customer lifecycle, on the social platforms they actively tune into for information. But, as a business owner/marketer, you need to how to leverage social media marketing to build your brand, drive demand, and engage your customers. More Details

Or register via phone – call 415-485-9305