How to Start Your Own Business
Do you dream of starting your own small business? We are here to help with business training, see details below, and free, one-on-one small business advising. Specific dates for the following workshops are available on the calendar.
Business Training: Learn How to Start Your Own 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.
- Creating a Winning Business Plan
Learn the basics of putting together a business plan and creating your roadmap to success. A winning plan will help you determine the feasibility of your business idea and access the financing you need to start and grow.
- 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
Learn tips and practical tools to use when researching the market information you need to start and grow your business.
Financing Your Business
- Financing Your Business: Loans and Beyond
Learn to assess your business’ financing needs to start and grow your business. In this workshop, we’ll explore the types of financing available as well as potential sources of capital.
- 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.
- Legal AAA Clinic for Small Business
Join the University of Hartford's Entrepreneurial Center and Paralegal Studies Program for a legal series geared directly towards the small business owner.