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Seattle - Your Business -- Start Smart
Thu, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Are you thinking of going into business for yourself?
Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle.
This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including; incorporation, financing, stakeholder development, and business planning. Jeff shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager. You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas.
This free seminar will help you understand:
How personal and business motivations effect success The essential qualities of an entrepreneur
The seven centers of management attention
Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award
Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate
Elements of a good business plan
Pros and cons of different financing options available
Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership.
This free workshop is brought to you by the SBA and the Seattle Public Library.
The Start Smart series aimed at helping businesses start and grow successfully.
The following is a full list of dates, locations and topics for 2016:
Thursday, September 29 | Your Business - Start Smart
Tuesday, October 25 | Your Business - Plan Smart
Tuesday, November 15 | Your Business - Finance Smart
Tuesday, December 6 | Your Business – Market Smart
Wednesday, January 11 | Your Business - Operate Smart