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Basics of Starting Your Business
March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
This free presentation will help entrepreneurs start a business plan and provide structure to starting and managing their venture. Topics will include:
- Introduction and need for planning
- Basic business plan format
Choosing your legal form of organization
- Marketing, market planning and research
- Cash flow projections
- Financial statements
There will also be an overview of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s programs and services. The presentation will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses, and will include capital, counseling and contracting information.
Oreste Varela, branch manager of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Springfield, will be a speaker. Also presenting from the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, Western Regional Office will be Allen Kronick, senior business advisor or Anita Eliason, senior business advisor.
There is no charge for these workshops, but pre-registration is required.