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Intro to Business Ownership Class February 25 in Traverse City


Individuals considering buying an established business or launching a new one can learn what it takes to be successful at an Intro to Business Ownership class in Traverse City. The class is being held February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus.

Intro to Business Ownership is being offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC).

The class will be taught by SBDC Business Consultant Walt Muellenhagen and will help aspiring entrepreneurs understand what real world business owners face each day. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning will be introduced, along with the necessary steps to getting started, and evaluating market and sales potential for products or services.

The class costs $25 and pre-registration is required at:, or by calling Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education at: 231-995-1700. A one-on-one consultation with an SBDC Business Consultant will be available at no additional charge upon completion of the class.


The SBDC is a statewide business assistance program that provides one-on-one counseling, training, and research support for Michigan small businesses. The Northwest Michigan Regional office is hosted by Networks Northwest. For more information, go to:


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Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager