Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Howard Kostoris 
Treasure Coast SCORE 

SCORE Treasure Coast Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Sorry, no children allowed in class. 

Bill Ringler: Presenter

Bill Ringler has expertise in Operations Management, Business Start-Up counseling, Disaster Planning, Long Range Planning, Project Management, and QuickBooks consulting. He has a background in finance & accounting, business strategy & planning, and non-profit business operations. Bill’s industry experience includes bank operations and large scale organization management.  He is a former professor at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama.





Simple Steps for Starting Your



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Thinking of Owning Your Own Business? . .
Join us for an introduction to what it takes to start and run a successful small business.

Do you dream of starting a business? Do you know what it takes to turn that dream into a reality? It takes courage but it also requires knowledge.  Let us help you acquire the knowledge to make your dreams of business ownership come true.

Treasure Coast SCORE'S 'Simple Steps' for Starting a Business program helps you prepare a blueprint for achieving your dreams  for business ownership. Simple Steps Start is a series of four modules that will give you the necessary tools to start a business.  The program is designed to give busy, aspiring entrepreneurs the skills to create and validate a business idea and to create a business plan to implement that idea.

Introductory Module # 1 is an interactive 2 hour seminar that will deal with the key information you need to consider as you move forward. Topics include:

  • Risks, benefits and myths of Entrepreneurship - The truth about business ownership.
  • What does it take to establish a successful business? - Assessing your skills & experience.
  • Know your options: Different types of businesses - A closer look at various ways of starting a business.
  • The nuts & bolts of launching a new business.
  • Business plan basics - Why you need a business plan.

This introductory module is a stand alone, solid first step. It will help you understand what is involved in starting and running a business and your stage of readiness. You will find this is time well spent. You will walk away with a head full of ideas for your next steps.

There is no fee for this event.

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Learn if owning your own business makes sense for you.

If you chose to continue with the balance of the Simple Steps Start program:

  • You will attend three additional modules that cover validating the business idea, creating a marketing and sales plan, and creating a financial and capital plan.
  • There is a $40.00 fee for these three modules. You will also be given the opportunity to work with an experienced Score mentor, at no additional cost, to help you build a comprehensive business plan that will turn your idea into reality.
  • If you are interested in attending the three additional modules, the webinar presenter will provide additional information at this first module. 

About SCORE:

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

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.