Starting a Business Workshop August 7 in Petoskey
PETOSKEY, MI –Individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment, will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop Tuesday, August 7 in Petoskey. The workshop is being offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and is being held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Petoskey Michigan Works! Center, 2240 Mitchell Park Drive, Suite B.
The workshop will be facilitated by SBDC Certified Small Business Consultant, Samantha Reis, who will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services.
This comprehensive 2.5-hour workshop also incorporates the SBDC’s fundamental Writing a Business Plan workshop and fully covers topics such as determining concept feasibility, startup costs, financing options, the basics of business planning, along with other necessary resources to launch. This workshop is a requirement prior to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one.
There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration is required at SBDCMichigan.org/training or 231-929-5060.
About Michigan SBDC
The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) provides expert business assistance to help Michigan businesses raise capital, develop business plans and export strategies, and commercialize technologies. The Northwest Michigan Regional office is hosted by Networks Northwest and serves the ten county region including: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford counties. The Northwest Michigan SBDC’s contributing partners are Baker College and Venture North. The Michigan SBDC State Headquarters is located at Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business in Grand Rapids. Michigan small business owners may access the Michigan SBDC services by contacting 616-331-7480 or SDBCMichigan.org.
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