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October 11, 2018
8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Cal State Center East Bay
1000 Broadway Ste 109
Oakland, CA 94607
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Business Startup Basics

Thursday, October 11, 2018

This all-day introductory course covers the factors critical to successfully starting a new business. It will aid you in making a go/no go decision and give you an overview of steps to follow if your decision is to proceed. If you are already in business, it will continue your education to help you succeed.

In this class offered by SCORE East Bay, you will learn and discuss:

  • What you need to start a new business, including an idea and skills
  • Critical success factors, including capital, experience and mentors
  • Myths and truths about starting a new business
  • What should be included in a business plan, and why it is important
  • Business structure, insurance and regulations
  • Your marketing plan
  • Use of social media
  • Financial planning, including forecasting and finding money
Registration fee includes access to free download of “How to Start & Manage your Small Business” guide.