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Biz Start 101 Workshop - Traverse City

The Start-Up Fundamentals workshop is intended for individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/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. The workshop features instruction by SBDC Certified Small Business Consultant, Joni Krolczyk, is held in partnership with Northwestern Michigan College, and is a pre-requisite to meeting with a SBDC consultant one-on-one. This workshop counts towards the Small Business Entrepreneur Certificate Program offered by NMC’s Extended Educational Services Division.

Contact the SBDC at 231.929.5060 or with questions or if you need more information. This workshop will be held in room UC 209 located at NMC's University Center campus which is located off of Cass Road, just north of South Airport Road.

There is no cost to attend the workshop but please register in advance.




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Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager