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How to Start Your Own Small Business

Do you dream of starting your own small business? We are here to help with business training, see details below, and one-on-one small business advising. Specific dates for the following workshops are available on the calendar. Join our newsletter to receive weekly updates on training topics and dates.

Join our newsletter to receive weekly updates on training topics and dates.   Contact the Entrepreneurial Center to see how we can help you build your business through business training and small business advisor appointments.

Business Training: Learn How to Start Your Own Small Business

  • How to Start Your Own Small Business  
    Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Move your ideas into action! In this workshop you will learn the steps to get started. 

Business Planning & FINANCING

  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
  • Business Planning Foundations
    Learn how to write a business plan that will help you organize your business, clarify your market, and access capital, whether you want to apply for a traditional small business loan or look for alternative funding options.
  • Do It Yourself Market Research
  • Financing Your Business: Loans and Beyond

Franchising

  • Basics of Franchising
    This informative workshop will explore franchising as a form of business ownership, including: how to identify and select the right franchise, the advantages of franchising, franchise costs, and how to finance the purchase.