Courses

Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources, including commercial lenders, the SBA, and state, regional and local programs, and highlights financial terminology and borrower qualifications. The seminar is intended for individuals starting a business as well as owners of existing businesses who are investigating financing options.


June 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, Online Course
Monday, August 16, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Monday, November 15, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
A business plan is used by entrepreneurs to manage the direction and expectations of their business as well as to solicit funding for implementing growth strategies or starting a new enterprise. This workshop covers the basic elements and includes tips for writing a business plan to fuel success.


June 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, Online Course
Monday, October 18, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your business idea and prepare you to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase chances of accessing capital for your new business.


June 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, Online Course
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Wednesday, September 8, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strategies. Attendees will learn the basics for evaluating products and services, pricing, market potential, and competitive analysis.


June 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, Online Course
Monday, September 20, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Monday, December 20, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Financial statements provide insight into the financial position and health of a company, all things that you need to understand to run your company. This course will walk you through balance sheets and income statements and how to use the information on them to perform financial analysis. It will give you a solid understanding of financial information to help you make smart and strategic business decisions.

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