‘Start your own business’ class held Friday, Sept. 6

Vermont Small Business Development Center is offering a four-hour workshop on how to start your own business and write a business plan. The course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Springfield Regional Development Corp., 14 Clinton Square, in the 1st floor conference room.
The start your own business course is conducted by experienced business advisers and designed as a step-by-step guide for starting a business in Vermont for the first-time business owner. During the workshop you will learn to:

  • Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea;
  • Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research;
  • Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand;
  • Prepare to write an effective business plan
  • Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like;
  • Receive access to the online workshops to increase your knowledge in money, marketing and management (at your convenience) valued at over $150.

By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.

Space is limited. To register for the workshop sign up online at www.vtsbdc.org  (click on the training tab). For registration questions, please email Heather Gonyaw at hgonyaw@vtsbdc.org. The registration fee is $99. Your payment includes a start-up workbook in hardcopy and pdf format.

VSBDC is a non-profit partnership of government, education and business, organized to help Vermont small businesses succeed. No-cost, confidential advice is provided to existing business owners and new entrepreneurs throughout the state. The local office is at Springfield Regional Development Corp. For more information visit www.vtsbdc.org or contact Debra Boudrieau at (802) 885-2071 or dboudrieau@vtsbdc.org.

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