Workshops for Entrepreneurs in June and July 2019

Workshops for Entrepreneurs in June and July 2019

(Oakland County One Stop Shop)

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 12 CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation

Register for July 10 CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation

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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 13 Starting a Business

Register for July 11 Starting a Business

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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 18 Market Research Basics

Register for August 20 Market Research Basics

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Understanding Cash Flow

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

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!”

Register for June 18 Understanding Cash Flow

Register for July 16 Understanding Cash Flow

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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 get at networking, the better our networking will be.  Speaker: Terry Bean, Founder of Networked Inc. and Motor City Connect

Register for July 17 Five Steps to Networking Mastery

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Team SBA Financing Roundtable

Time: 9:00 AM to Noon
Cost: no charge

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

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.

Register for August 15 Team SBA Financing Roundtable

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