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Workshop #1      Sep 30, 2019, 5:30-7:45 PM
Workshop #2      Oct 8, 2019, 5:30-7:45 PM
Workshop #3      Oct 15, 2019, 5:30-7:45 PM
Workshop #4&5  Oct 22, 2019, 5:30-7:45 PM
 

Where

Main Library Broward County 
100 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
 




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Presenter: George Gremse

Contact

George Gremse 
SCORE Broward 
954 - 356 - 7263 
mail@browardscore.org 

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

'Simple Steps for Starting Your Business'  


ARE YOU READY TO BE YOUR OWN BOSS?

Broward SCORE'S 'Simple Steps' start-up business workshops help you prepare a blueprint for making your dreams for a business come true

Starting your own business is a tough decision!
You do not have to do it alone.

SCORE has developed a 5 part workshop series that will take you through the basics of starting up a business. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves & work with the instructors you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges & opportunities you will face. You will have a financial plan, a marketing plan, and an estimation of the funding you will need to get started.

As you go through the workshops a mentor will be assigned to you who will assist you as you move forward from step to step.

Here's what you get:

Workshop #1: Ready to Start? 
Mon Sept 30, 2019 - Main Library, Fort Lauderddale. -5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
 

  • Myths & 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
  • Making it legal - The nuts & bolts of launching a new business
  • Business Plan Basics - Why you need a business plan

Workshop # 2: Great Idea!
Tue Oct 8, 2019 - Main Library, Fort Lauderddale. -5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

  • Getting your business idea - Steps to develop - Fine tune your business concept
  • Doing market research - Steps to identify your target audience & learn how they buy
  • Knowing your customer
  • Doing competitive research - How to know what your competitors are up to

 Workshop # 3: Marketing Your Business,
Tue Oct 15, 2019 - Main Library, Fort Lauderddale. -5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

  • Branding your business - Steps to creating your brand
  • Developing your marketing plan - Crafting a plan to communicate your marketing message
  • Marketing your business with socialm media - What you need to know to use social media effectively
  • Pricing your product or service - Learning to properly price your product for business success

Workshop # 4 & 5: Financial matters, The Go or No Go Decision
Tue Oct 22, 2019 - Main Library, Fort Lauderddale. -5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

  • Financial Planning - Why you need it - How to forecast your sales, costs, profits and assets
  • Understanding and using financial statements- 3 primary financial statements you need to know about
  • Finding financing for your business - How & where to start yomur search for capital
  • Go or No-Go - Making the big decision about your business idea
  • Next Steps with a SCORE mentor:
    • Finalize your financial forecasts
    • Develop your business plan
    • Prepare Your Loan package
    • Launch your business

 Please note:

  • This Simple Steps  is free of charge.

About SCORE:

SCORE is a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The SCORE Broward  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 broward.score.org

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