CSU Bakersfield SBDCServing Inyo, Kern, and Mono Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Our ever-expanding pre-recorded webinar series provides a great selection of expert insights to help you with your business. 

To view On-Demand videos, please follow the instructions to register for free access. To learn about upcoming workshops, webinars and videos, visit our Calendar and sign up for our newsletter

*WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - March 17,2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden discusses provisions for small businesses in the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan signed last week. He also reviews a new state employer resource portal for COVID-19...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 10, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden provides updates on various government business pandemic relief programs with attention to new information on the Paycheck Protection Program, sole proprietors and rest...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 10, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden provides updates on various government business pandemic relief programs with attention to new information on the Paycheck Protection Program, sole proprietors and rest...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 3, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by special guest, Keith Brice, president and CEO of Mid State Development Corporation to discuss borrower opportunities in Kern County, and the effects his co...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 3, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by special guest, Keith Brice, president and CEO of Mid State Development Corporation to discuss borrower opportunities in Kern County, and the effects his co...

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Managing your small business through the Pandemic Feb 17, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden reviews the new one-page PPP forgiveness form and discusses the filing process, as well as different options and forgiveness application forms for loans less than and e...

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Managing your small business through the Pandemic Feb 17, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden reviews the new one-page PPP forgiveness form and discusses the filing process, as well as different options and forgiveness application forms for loans less than and e...

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WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants....

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WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants....

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How to Fund Your Business without Banks, Credit Cards or GoFundMe

This class covers:

  1. How to get ready to raise money from investors
  2. How to find the right investors for YOU
  3. What investors are looking for
  4. S...
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.