Smart Start Your Business
You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop, take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start. Additional people from the same business may attend at no charge with a paying business person. Is there a need for your product or service?
- Is there a need for your product or service?
- Can you make money at it?
- Are you and your team the right people to bring this to market?
- Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
- What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies, and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture.
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.
Fall 2022 Schedule
|Tuesday||9/27||6 p.m. - 9 p.m.||RWC-B|
|Tuesday||10/11||9 a.m. - noon||RWC-B|
|Tuesday||10/25||6 p.m. - 9 p.m.||RWC-B|
|Tuesday||11/8||9 a.m. - noon||RWC-B|
|Tuesday||11/22||6 p.m. - 9 p.m.||RWC-B|
The cost for this workshop is $47 per business (not per attendee).
TO REGISTER AND PAY FOR THESE CLASSES:
Go to the following Oregon RCC SBDC Web Site
Click on “Our Classes” > “Search” and then locate classes for which you wish to register.
Complete registration information and pay with PayPal.
Call the SBDC at 541-956-7494 for any additional questions.
“I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin.
"Invaluable wealth of information and sincere support.” Carrie Juchan.
"This course had lots of very useful information for starting our own business. Dave is very knowledgeable and keeps the class interesting humorous and relevant. Excited to start our new adventure." Dena Love.