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

Understanding City Business Taxes

October 13, 2022 | 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to navigate the business tax system in Philadelphia. This is a 101 workshop for all businesses in Philadelphia.

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

Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps
Presented by SCORE Philadelphia and Grow with Google

October 18, 2022 | 11 a.m.

Want your business to be found online? Need to figure out how to manage your business on Google Search and Maps? This is the workshop for you. Join us to learn how to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. We will highlight the importance of verifying and how to use your Google Business Profile effectively.

In this session, we’ll show you how to:

  • Create or claim your Business Profile
  • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
  • Use your Business Profile to connect with potential customers
  • Tips, tricks, and what’s new!
  • Hands-on demo 

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

Know Your Business Financial Numbers

October 27, 2022 | 2 p.m.

What is your breakeven point? How many items do you need to sell to become profitable? How does time effect a service-based business? Learn methods to determine the breakeven point for your business.

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

Determining How to Price Your Product or Service

November 15, 2022 | 2 p.m.

This workshop covers the essentials needed to properly price your product or service.

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

Leveraging Your Year End Business Goals and Processes

December 6, 2022 | 2 p.m.

Learn how to get your business in order by the end of the year to create future growth.

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

CENTER FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

1751 Callowhill Street | Philadelphia, PA 19130

NORTHWEST REGIONAL CENTER

1751 Callowhill Street | Philadelphia, PA 19141

CAREER AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER

4750 Market Street | Philadelphia, PA 19139

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