Business Education Workshop Calendar

 

Business Education Workshop Webinar

 

Wednesday, 6/3 at 3:00 PM Webinar
Marketing Basics: What you need to know!
Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Managing Partner at Rockin Enterprises, Inc.
At this presentation, you’ll learn how to identify your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) as well as identify your target markets or ideal customers. The four cornerstones of marketing will also be reviewed and discussed: Product, Price, Promotion and Placement. Finally, learn 10 low-cost methods to promote your goods or services.

Click here to register for the Wednesday, 6/3 Webinar.

 
Friday, 6/5 at 9:30 AM Webinar
COVID-19's Impact on Employment Handbooks & Policies Going Forward
Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment and Human Resource Attorney
An interactive discussion concerning the kinds of policies and practices employers will need to consider upon reopening.
Click here to register for the Friday, 6/5 Webinar.

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 

Reopening Framework Webinars
BACP will be holding a series of webinars to prepare Chicago's businesses for reopening under Phase 3 of the Protecting Chicago framework.


Specific Industry Webinars:

Tuesday, 6/2 at 4:00 PM Webinar
Reopening Chicago: Food Service
This webinar will provide an overview of the industry guidance for Food Service establishments, such as restaurants and coffee shops as they prepare to reopen for outdoor dining in Phase Three.
Click here to register for the Tuesday, 6/2 4:00 PM Webinar.

Wednesday, 6/3 at 12:00 PM Webinar
Reopening Chicago: Retail
This webinar will provide an overview of the industry guidance for Retail Stores as they prepare to reopen in Phase Three.
Click here to register for the Wednesday, 6/3 Webinar. 

Thursday, 6/ 4 at 4:00 PM Webinar
Reopening Chicago: Commercial Buildings
This webinar will provide an overview of the industry guidance for Commercial Buildings as they prepare to reopen in Phase Three.

Click here to register for the Thursday, 6/4 Webinar.

 

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 

Previous Webinars

  • To view Reopening Chicago: Health and Fitness, click here.
  • To view Reopening Chicago: Personal Services, click here.
  • To view Overview of Chicago's Reopening Plan for Businesses (Spanish), click here.
  • To view Overview of Chicago’s Reopening Plan for Businesses, click here.
  • To view Overview of Chicago's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, click here.
  • To view Overview of Chicago's Minimum Wage Ordinance, click here.
  • To view Small Business Capital and Coaching During the Recovery, click here.
  • To view Protecting Yourself Against Business COVID and Cybersecurity Scams, click here.
  • To view Chicago Fair Workweek Overview-Part 1, click here.
  • To view Chicago Fair Workweek Overview-Part 2, click here.
  • To view Paycheck Protection Program & Other SBA Resources for Small Businesses, click here.
  • To view Resources Small Businesses During the COVID Pandemic, click here
  • To view Workers' Rights and Resources During COVID-19 - Spanish, click here.
  • To view Workers' Rights and Resources During COVID-19 - English, click here.

Partner Webinars

  • To view Coronavirus (covid-19): Small Business Guiance & Loan Resources by The Small Business Administration (SBA), click here.
  • To view Coronavirus (covid-19) Small Business Guidance & Loan Recovery for Sole Proprietors by The Small Business Administration (SBA), click here.

 

BUSINESS EDUCATION WORKSHOPS AND SOLUTION STATION CONSULTATIONS AT CITY HALL ARE TEMPORARILY CANCELLED

Stay informed by visiting www.chicago.gov/coronavirus

Stay updated on BACP services and programs by visiting www.chicago.gov/bacp

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The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located in Room 805 and Room 1103 at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL  60602. 

To register for a workshop please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org or call 312.744.2086. 

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers 2020 Workshop Calendar 

Talk to City Inspectors, Ask Questions, Get Answers is a special workshop offered on the first Wednesday of every month at City Hall. The workshop is highly recommended for anybody interested in opening a business, especially one that requires a pre-license inspection for one or more city departments. This workshop will give you the full spectrum of licensing, permits and inspection requirements for many types of businesses including restaurants, manufacturing, day care centers, motor vehicle repair shops and many others.

Downloadable Workshop Schedules

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Business Start-Up Certificate Program

BACP offers a program designed to give business owners the essential elements in starting and growing a business. Attend nine workshops at BACP and earn a Business Start-Up Certificate.Learn the essentials in business planning, financing, marketing, legal issues, technology and more.Participation is free and optional.  Complete the program workshops within six months and walk away with a certificate. Register for the Business Start-Up Certificate Program at any BACP workshop.

For more information or to register for a workshop call 312.744.2086.

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