February Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County

February Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County

CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
February 13, 2019
Registration Link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceed-lending-small-business-loan-orientation-feb-13-registration-52722435223

Have a need for alternative financing for your business? Is your business located in Oakland County? Consider learning more about the CEED Lending Small Business Loan Program. Discover the requirements and processes necessary to apply for and obtain a small business loan. If you are interested in alternative financing for your Oakland County small business, then the CEED Lending Small Business Orientation is for you. CEED Lending is an initiative of the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
Cost: Free w Registration Required


Starting a Business

Time: 9:00am – 11:30am

February 14, 2019

Registration Link: https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=90390004

Thinking about starting a business? This workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products and services. Topics like startup costs, financing options and business planning are introduced, along with the necessary steps to getting started. If you are ready to start your business this workshop is for you.

Cost: Free w Registration Required

Understanding Cash Flow

Time: 9:00am – 11:30am

February 15, 2019

Registration Link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-cash-flow-mar-18-registration-53095179110

Understanding Cash Flow is designed for individuals who need a better understanding of the cash demands required to successfully start and manage a business. The use of Startup Cash Analysis and Cash Flow Projections will be discussed.

Forecasting cash flow more accurately and maintaining liquidity are two of the biggest issues facing businesses today. Having a good system in place to manage cash flow will contribute to your organization’s success.

“This may be the most important class a small business owner will ever take!”

Presented by One Stop Shop Business Counselors

Cost: $40 per person w Registration Required

Market Research Basics

Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
February 27, 2019
Registration Link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/market-research-basics-feb-27-registration-52724444232

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. If you are ready to grow your business, the Market Research Basics workshop is for you.

Cost: Free w Registration Required           

Team SBA Financing Roundtable

Time: 9:00am – Noon
February 28, 2019
Registration Link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/team-sba-financing-roundtable-feb-28-registration-53388116293

Do you know the secret to getting a business loan? Attend this free Financing Roundtable and find out how banks look at your application, what you can do to improve your chances for a loan and how Small Business Administration loan guarantee programs can help you get the financing you need.

This session is best suited to those who have good credit, a solid business idea and some money to invest in their business. NOTE: The SBA does not provide loan guarantees to real estate investment firms, including purchasing and rehabbing houses for resale and this type of financing will not be discussed.

Cost: Free w Registration Required

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