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Growing a small business can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Critical decisions often have to be made quickly. There are a lot of aspects to running a business that are not always covered in traditional business classes.

The Small Business Management suite of offerings is designed to fill this gap. Through 1 hour sessions, workshops and courses, expert practitioners will dive into key topics that are not only important for day-to-day operations, but to also help companies become successful over the long term.

 

1-Hour Monthly Sessions

 

These interactive sessions explore key topics that are important daily operations and company success.

The sessions are FREE and open to the public. Cross Campus and Downtown Works are collaborators and hosts of the various sessions.

Benefits:
  • Short, one-hour sessions on topics relevant to small businesses
  • Speakers are leading industry practitioners
  • All sessions are complimentary (FREE!)
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Upcoming Sessions:
 
Webinar: Price, Cost & Profit - Is That All There is to Financials?

Thursday, August 13, 2020; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

As an owner, manager, or investor, you need to know what accounting is telling you about a businesss. How do you do that? Three basic financial statements - the income statement, the balance sheet, and the cash flow statement - provide you with critical performance metrics. This webinar will provide an introduction to each.
 


Webinar: Storytelling to Authentically Captivate Customers

Thursday, August 20, 2020; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Your prospects and customers have more choices than ever, which means getting and keeping your customers' attention has never been more challenging. This webinar will explain why a fundamental "storytelling" structure works to captivate your audience to create a more human, emotional connection.
 



Webinar: How to be More Strategic with Your Talent Acquisition

Thursday, September 10, 2020; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For many businesses, recruitment unfortunately tends to be tactical, i.e. "post and hope".  This webinar will go over ways to upgrade your talent acquisition to be more strategic: aligning forecasting with pipelining, assessment, and development using solid data and analytics. It will also cover the switch to automation and recruitment in a post-COVID world.
 

 
Leadership & Management Essentials Webinar Series

UC San Diego Extension's Corporate Education & Custom Training team has put together a series of free one-hour webinars designed to provide participants with leadership and management tips to navigate today's workplace challenges.  These sessions are valuable to companies large and small.
 

 
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Essentials of Entrepreneurship

Are you a Creative, Disruptor, Manager, Individual Contributor, Changemaker, or...? Whether you are creating something new or want to improve processes in business, projects, or development, this course gives you the tools to view problems in a different way, validate solutions with customer discovery, and pitch ideas to stakeholders.
 

 


Previous Webinars


 
 

Evolve Your Work-From-Home Capabilities to go the Distance

Many workers are experiencing working from home (WFH) in light of CDC guidance or state/local government directives during this COVID-19 outbreak. In this webinar, Kate De Jong, an Organizational Development Consultant and former VP of Red Door Interactive, covers best practices and resources for how to be productive and not get distracted, keeping communication lines open, and how to stay connected and avoid feeling isolated.

Contact Us

Department
Nathan Owens
Phone
(858) 534-8638
Email
nowens@ucsd.edu

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