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SBDC – How to Start Your Own Business

Date/Time:       08/13/2015       6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Location: Jackson District Library

Explore the possibility of securing your own financial future by learning
how to start your own business

Presented by: Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment or are at the beginning stages of buying or starting their own business. Delivered in a workshop format, the basics of business ownership will be introduced. Aspiring entrepreneurs will assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and consider the risks and feasibility of owning their own business. Resources for writing a business plan, calculating start-up costs, operating expense and tools for revenue forecasting will be explored.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
· Business Ownership Basics: Assessing your readiness for entrepreneurship
· Steps for Starting a Business: Utilizing the Start Up Checklist
· Introduction to Writing a Business Plan: Tools and Templates
· Start Up Calculator: Tool to determine start-up costs, operating
expenses and revenue forecasting
· Next Steps: Resources and Recommendations

HOSTED BY:
Jackson District Library – Business Resource Center
LOCATION:
Jackson District Library
Computer Lab – Lower Level
244 West Michigan Avenue
Jackson, MI 49201

DATE & TIME:
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Registration: 5:45 pm
Class: 6:00 – 8:45 pm
FEE: This is a FREE event

REGISTRATION Click on: How to Start a Business