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How to Start Your Own Small Business

Do you dream of starting your own small business? We are here to help with business training, see details below, and one-on-one small business advising. Specific dates for the following workshops are available on the calendar. Join our newsletter to receive weekly updates on training topics and dates.  

Business Training: Learn How to Start Your Own Small Business

  • How to Start Your Own Small Business  
    Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Move your ideas into action! In this workshop you will learn the steps to get started. 

Business Planning & FINANCING

  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
  • Business Planning Foundations
    Learn how to write a business plan that will help you organize your business, clarify your market, and access capital, whether you want to apply for a traditional small business loan or look for alternative funding options.
  • Do It Yourself Market Research
  • Financing Your Business: Loans and Beyond


  • Basics of Franchising
    This informative workshop will explore franchising as a form of business ownership, including: how to identify and select the right franchise, the advantages of franchising, franchise costs, and how to finance the purchase.