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Northwest Missouri State University


Getting Started in Business

Today, more than ever, people like you are pursuing the entrepreneurial dream.
The overwhelming majority of new jobs in America are created by small businesses just like the one you could start.

If you are planning to start your own business, your first step should be to attend this seminar. Regardless of the type of venture you plan to develop, there is much information to gather before leaping into the world of small business ownership.

You won't want to miss the next "Getting Started in Business" seminar. Contact the nearest SBTDC to inquire about the next "Getting Started in Business" seminar.

What You'll Learn

The SBTDC brings together public, private and academic resources to benefit small businesses. Just some of the things you will learn at this seminar are:

  • The significance of a business plan and a guide to help write yours.
  • A quick and simple method to test the feasibility of your business idea.
  • Forms of business organization and which one is right for you.
  • How to do financial statements and projections that you need in your business plan.
  • And more . . .

Legal Issues

Financing

  • Do you qualify for a loan?
  • Where can you get funding?

Marketing

  • Marketing Strategies
  • Who is your target market?
  • How will you promote your business?

Insurance

  • Liability
  • Property
  • Business Interruption
  • Life

Sound Bookkeeping

  • Understanding Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows