The first step for starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?

This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The presenters/discussion leaders for this workshop are the members of the SBDC staff and a local commercial lender.

Attendees will learn:

r Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business

r How to assess the feasibility of their business idea

r Differences between business organization structures

r How to develop a business plan

r How to obtain financing

r How to market their product or service

r The applications and licenses needed to start their company

The workshop will cost $20 and be held on March 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at 301 Church St..

To register visit http://www.lhup.edu/sbdc/training.htm or call 570-484-2848. Payment is required on or before a seven-day period after registering for this workshop. If not received within the time frame, your reserved spot will be opened up to another individual and there will be no guarantee that a spot will be available in this workshop.

Cancellation policy – five or more business days notice: Full refund or may reschedule. Less than five business days notice no refund and may not reschedule to another course.

For more information or questions about the session, please contact Kristine Meeker, Educational Program Coordinator.

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