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Financing Management Series

For a small business owner, understanding the importance of business numbers and the stories they tell is critical. The Center’s Financial Fitness series features free workshops and paid seminar sessions on important financial issues, such as financial statements and accounting basics; types and sources of financing; establishing and rebuilding credit; risk management and business insurance; tax planning; buying and selling the business; and more.

The workshops and seminars combine comprehensive training from subject matter experts with technical assistance and access to online and other resources. Speakers include Barney faculty, lenders, and accounting and insurance professionals, among others. Participants learn practical tips to implement in their businesses and increase their confidence level to better manage their operations.

Spring 2017 Series:Register for the Financial Management Series

Financing Your Business Part 1: Preparing to Finance Your Small Business

Tuesday, March 21; 6 – 8 pm
Free workshop

Learn the critical role that access to credit plays in your business’ future, as well as the ins-and-outs of preparing your business for financing. Presented by the Entrepreneurial Center and ACCION with the support of The Hartford.

Financing Your Business Part 2: Establishing and Rebuilding Credit

Tuesday, March 28; 6 – 8 pm
Free workshop

This workshop addresses the critical role of credit in starting and growing your small business and in obtaining capital. We will discuss how to:

  • Read your credit report
  • Build new credit
  • Rebuild damaged credit
  • Maintain a positive credit history
  • Dispute errors on your report and negotiate payment plans that work for you.

Financial Fitness for the Micro-Enterprise

Tuesdays, April 11 - May 16; 4:30 - 7 pm
Cost: $99
Register by calling 860.768.5681

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your business. Learn the basics of financial management so that you can create a solid strategy and make informed decisions about your company and your future. Join expert speakers and advisors for this comprehensive review of financial issues for the micro-enterprise. Resources and technical assistance available.

 Pump up your business' muscle during this series on financing, credit repair, loans, insurance, tax planning, and more.Financial Fitness for the Micro-Enterprise


 The Hartford is sponsoring the Financial Fitness Series.