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Fri, Feb 17, 2017

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Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools.  SBDC StartSmart provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach.

This SBDC signature course, is only offered once a year, designed for entrepreneurs who; have been in business for less than two years or who wants to start a business, wants to open a different location or pursue a new business venture and needs to develop a detailed business plan to acquire funding.

SBDC StartSmart provides the tools to:

Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward

Improve knowledge of business fundamentals

Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes


SBDC StartSmart graduates acquire:

An actionable business plan

Access to financial and business resources

A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals

In this multi-session program, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan 8 three-hour sessions!  All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience.



February 17th  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 1

February 24th  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 2

March 3rd  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 3

March 10th  9:00 am – 12::00 pm Module 4

March 17th  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 5

March 24th  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 6

March 31st  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 7

April 7th  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 8


Enrollment:  Tuition is $495 for this eight week program. Applications are reviewed and approved to ensure competitive conflicts are minimized and requirements are met. You MUST be accepted before you can purchase a seat in the program.

Location: Cunningham Conference Center

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