FREE Small Business 101 Series Workshops
The MSU Small Business Development Center located in the Deen Building on MSU-Meridian's Riley Campus offers FREE workshops each month: Starting a Business - First Steps; Developing Your Business Plan; and Cash Flow Projections For Your Business Plan.
Starting a Business - FIrst Steps - September 10
Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to starting a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potentional; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business.
Developing Your Business Plan - September 17
This seminar is designed to assist in preparing a business plan. The parts of the business plan are explained: industry research; description of company products and services; identifying target customer groups; and a marketing plan. Financial components discussed are startup costs and preparetion of a projected cash flow statement.
Cash Flow Projections For Your Business Plan - September 24
This seminar provides entrepreneurial financial training by demonstrating the process of establishing and analyzing capital requirements and cash flow projections for a business plan; break-even analysis; and introduction of the contribution margin.