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Starting a Business Workshop

October 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 922-3780

Individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital or simply considering self-employment, will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop from noon to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room 536 of the North Central Michigan College Student and Community Resource Center, 1515 Howard St.

The workshop is offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with North Central.

The workshop will be facilitated by Kathleen Bagley, SBDC small business consultant. She will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services.

This comprehensive 2.5 hour workshop also incorporates the SBDC’s fundamental Writing a Business Plan workshop and fully covers topics such as determining concept feasibility, startup costs, financing options, the basics of business planning, along with other necessary resources to launch. This workshop is a requirement prior to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but preregistration is required by calling (231) 922-3780. Online registration is also available at

This entry was posted on September 19th, 2016

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