Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Intensive 6-week program designed to test your business idea, broaden your understanding of business, plan your financial needs to avoid cash flow problems, structure your business operations for efficiency, and develop entrepreneurial skills through a practical, hands-on approach. Participants will work on their own business ideas or ventures throughout the program.
Total Cost $50.00Thanks to scholarships provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Lenawee Economic Development Corporation.
PLEASE CALL THE MICHIGAN SMALL BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT 734-547-9170 to register.
Tuesday’s, Beginning May 4, 8:30-3:00 p.m., (ends June 15), Location: Lenawee Economic Development Corporation5285 W. US-223Adrian, MI 49221Lower Level (Lunch provided)Class size is limited.
This program is sponsored by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Lenawee Economic Development Corporation.
LOCAL CONTACTS: Shannon Beeham, Intake Counselor, MI-SBTDC (734) 547-9170
Catherine Abad, Senior Business Consultant, MI-SBTDC (517) 263-4700 OR (517) 902-3361
Catherine J. Abad, Senior Business ConsultantCharles Penner, Regional DirectorRon Stevens, Senior Business Consultant
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
-Objectively evaluate your concept and plans for moving forward
-Develop a working knowledge of business fundamentals
-Begin building an infrastructure for your business operations and processes
-Explore risk and success factors in the marketplace
-Understand how to access human, financial and business resources
-Network with entrepreneurs and professionals
-Learn how to respond to changes that can impact your business Build an actionable business plan you can execute.
When you walk out the door, you will have a well-formulated plan for moving forward that is custom-made by you and one you believe in and can execute. The goals of the Fast Trac® program are for you to:
-Fully analyze your business concept by examining in depth:
-Your role as an entrepreneur
-How your product or service meets market needs
-The financial feasibility of your venture
Producing a full and actionable Business Plan that includes:
-Effective Structure of your management team
-Realistic marketing and sales plan
-Planning your product or service fulfillment Seeking and getting investment in your business.
For more information on Fast Trac® training or any MI-SBTDC workshop please visit our Calendar of Training on our main website http://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx or email our office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Thursday, the twenty-ninth of April, two thousand and ten at the Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48993.
Hors d'oeuvres begin at five o'clock with dinner and awards presentation starting promptly at seven in the evening.
R.S.V.P. by visiting www.MichiganCelebrates.biz or by calling 800.362.5461
Please have the names of the individuals attending from your organization as well as your credit card information available. Table discounts are available.
Special seating requests, such as sitting with individuals outside of your organization or with an award winner, must be made no later than Monday, April 12, 2010.
We Would Like to Thank:
The U.S. Small Business Administration,
Small Business Association of Michigan,
Michigan Economic Development Corporation,
Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center,
and the Edward Lowe Foundation would like to thank the 2010 Underwriters:
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michigan Certified Development Corporation
Comcast Business Class
Dynamic Edge, Inc.