Business Workshops for Entrepreneurs in June

Business Workshops for Entrepreneurs in June

Waterford, MI – Check out the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center workshops in June:

Market Research Basics

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Cost: no charge

Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 
2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328

Ready to grow your business? Our Market Research Basics workshop helps you discover ways to find your ideal customers, identify your competitors, perform competitive analysis, identify new site locations, target direct mail campaigns, reveal untapped markets and expand to new and appropriate markets.

Register for June 13 Market Research Basics

CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cost: no charge
Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 
2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328

If your business is located in Oakland County and you have a need for alternative financing consider the CEED (Center for Empowerment and Economic Development) Lending Small Business Loan Program. Discover the requirements and process necessary to apply for and obtain a Small Business Loan.  CEED Lending is an initiative of the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.

Register for June 13 CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation

Starting a Business

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Cost: no charge
Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 
2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328

This workshop is designed for individuals who are just starting a business. It will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Startup costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.

Register for June 14 Starting a Business

Five Steps to Networking Mastery

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Cost: $40 per person
Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 
2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328

We have all heard that it is not what you know but whom you know. BARNACLES!  It’s all about how you are known. This brief, impactful training will teach you how to become an individual to whom people want to refer more business.
You will learn…

– why networking works
– how to be ready to network anywhere you are whenever you are there
– which online sites are worth your time
– how to identify your ideal referral partners
– the components of a solid ask
– how to grow your business

Consider attending if you are frustrated with the results of your current networking; uncomfortable networking but know you need to do it more; or have a new position and want to increase your pipeline. The better we all get at networking, the better all of our networking will be.  Speaker: Terry Bean, Founder of Networked Inc. and Motor City Connect

Speaker: Terry Bean, Founder of Networked Inc. and Motor City Connect

Register for June 20 Five Steps to Networking Mastery

Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center Workshop Schedule

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