Basics of Starting a Business
1:00PM - 3:30PM - PLEASE ARRIVE 10 MINUTES EARLIER FOR SIGN IN
Learn the whole nine yards of starting a business. This free workshop, presented by Allen B. Kronick, Senior Business Advisor, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network Western Regional Office, will focus on business fundamentals, from start up considerations to business plan development and funding sources. It is designed for owners of existing businesses as well as those who are planning to start one. The workshop will help entrepreneurs write a business plan and provide structure to starting/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
Oreste Varela, Springfield Branch Manager, U.S. Small Business Administration will also present
“The SBA Advantage” An Overview of SBA’s Programs and Services. This 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.
Cancellation/Refunds - Materials Policy
The MSBDC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. Registration fees will be returned or credited towards future programs (if applicable).
Payment in the form of a personal or company check is due in full prior to the workshop and must accompany the registration form. We do not accept credit cards or purchase orders. We cannot guarantee your place in a workshop without full payment in advance. Make checks payable to: University of Massachusetts. Mail to: MA Small Business Development Center, 1 Federal Street, , Springfield, MA 01105.
Cancellations received by noon the day prior to the workshop will be entitled to a refund. No refund will be given on notifications received after that time or in any no-show situation.
Seminar materials are for attendees only.
FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL Lynn @ 413-737-6712 x100 or VISIT OUR WEBSITE: WWW.MSBDC.org/wmass