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Contact:  Russell Thompson


Russell Thompson    

Broward SCORE 



Saturday February 25, 2017 at 10:15 AM 
Saturday February 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM 

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African American Research Library and Cultural Cen 
2650 Sistrunk Blvd.
1st floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

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Thinking of Owning a Business . . .

An introduction to what's involved.


Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. But if you are reading this you have already taken the first steps towards turning your dream into a reality.

This interactive three-hour seminar will deal with the key information you need to be considering as you move forward. Topics covered are:

  • Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship - The truth about business ownership
  • Do you have what it takes - Assessing your skills & experience
  • Know your options: Different types of businesses - A closer look at various ways of starting a business
  • Components of business ownership - Understanding the many roles you'll play as a business owner
  • Making it legal - The nuts & bolts of launching a new business
  • Business plan basics - Why you need a business plan

The workshop is a solid first step. It helps you to understand what is involved in starting and running a business and your stage of readiness. This is time well spent. You will walk away with a head full of ideas for your next steps.

Featured Speakers:  Russell Thompson is a local attorney with many years of legal experience. After retiring from a 25 year career in management, he put his management and legal knowledge to work for clients.  Mr. Thompson possesses clear and effective verbal communication skills and is a Toastmasters International, Competent Communicator. In addition to volunteering as a counselor with S.C.O.R.E. he is a Volunteer Attorney for the Tracey McPharlin Dependency Pro Bono Project, where he represents children in dependency court.

Sorry, no children allowed during class.

Broward SCORE office hours:  Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

About SCORE:

SCORE is a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The Broward SCORE Chapter has been helping entrepreneurs and business men and women for over 50 years to start, develop, and expand their businesses. For more information about how we can assist you visit us at