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

Make Better Business Decisions with Google Analytics

Presented by SCORE Philadelphia and Grow with Google

December 14, 2022 | 10 a.m.

Join us as we discuss and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. We will discuss using Google Analytics to help you collect and interpret real-time information, review some of the reports and terms used so you can learn more about your target audience and how to achieve your business goals.

During this session, we will:

  • Identify business goals (and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them) 
  • Discuss incorporating data into your plan 
  • Focus on introducing Google Analytics and how to use this tool to make better business decisions 
  • Introduce Primary and Secondary Dimensions 

Register in advance for this meeting 

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

In-person Workshop

The Basics of Small Business Bookkeeping 

December 13, 2022 | 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Learn the basics that every small business owner needs to know about bookkeeping. This free workshop will help you ask intelligent questions about your account and position your business for growth. Presented by: Power Up Your Business and East Falls Development Corporation

To register and receive location details of this in-person workshop, email Michelle Feldman at michelle.feldman@eastfallspa.com.

CENTER FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

1751 Callowhill Street | Philadelphia, PA 19130

NORTHWEST REGIONAL CENTER

1300 West Godfrey Avenue | 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