A variety of face-to-face trainings and events are hosted by the SoCal VBOC throughout the year. Workshops covering business start-up and pre-planning, and government contracting take place monthly. Specialty events such as “Meet the Buyers” and the California Procurement Event are offered throughout the year.

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Business Start-up & Preplanning

Boots to Business

Boots to Business

Designed for service members and military spouses at military installations on the road to entrepreneurship.

Outline

• Identify business opportunities
• Draft a business plan
• Connect with local small business resources
• Launch your small business
• Learn marketing basics

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Boots to Business | Reboot

Boots to Business | Reboot

Designed for transitioning service members, Guard, Reserve, Veterans of all eras and military-connected family members.

Outline

• Identify business opportunities
• Draft a business plan
• Connect with local small business resources
• Launch your small business
• Learn marketing basics

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Business Planning

Business Plans in Action - August 19

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” - Benjamin Franklin. Whether you are launching, expanding or pivoting your business, this deep dive will take you through the process of how to complete each step in the business plan outline.

Topics Include

• Writing an executive summary
• Industry & market analysis
• Marketing strategy
• Operations & organizational design
• Implementation
• Financial strategy & management
• Legal structure
• Record keeping
• Cash management
• Forecasting
• Personnel
• Exit strategy