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Basics of Starting a Business
September 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Who should attend? Anyone wanting to start a business and existing business owners looking for guidance on creating a business plan and securing financing to grow their business.
Workshop Facilitators: Springfield – Allen B. Kronick, Senior Business Advisor, MA Small Business Development Center. Greenfield – Anita J. Eliason, Senior Business Advisor, MA Small Business Development Center. Oreste Varela, U.S. Small Business Administration Branch Manager, Springfield, MA, is a scheduled presenter in both Greenfield and Springfield. 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.
This FREE workshop will focus on business fundamentals; from startup considerations to business plan development and funding sources.
Learn the whole nine yards of starting a business. The presentation will help entrepreneurs start 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