Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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South Suburban College Oak forest Center 
16333 S. Kilbourn Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Brianna Wells 

Transform your Dream into a Real Startup 

SCORE, South Suburban College, and SSSBA are joining together to present a FREE workshop for new small business start-ups in the South Suburbs. This three hour workshop will include practical examples to reinforce learning, as well as opportunities for attendees to interact within the group. SCORE mentors will be available before and after the workshop for additional brief 1 - 1 discussions and to schedule FREE follow-up counselling sessions at locations across the South Suburbs.

About Tranform Your Dream into a Real Startup

Do you have what it takes to start and run a succesful business? If so, what are the first steps you should take? This seminar will help you assess your prospects, give you the initial direction you need, and inspire you to move forward to realize your dream.   

Topics covered: 

  • Owning your own business - do you have what it takes?
  • Type of business opportunities.
  • Assessing your journey.
  • Organization, Insurance, Regualtions.
  • Funding your Startup: The Myths and the Reality.
  • The importance of the Business Plan.  

About the Presenter: Jeff Nicholson

Jeff Nicholson has over 30 years of commercial and investment banking experience, with 26 of those years spent at the Harris Bank/Bank of Montreal. His last role was a Member of firm's Managment Committee, and he manged the largest of seven markets for the firm. He was also a succesful adjunct instructor at both the undergraduate amd graduate levels in managment and finance. He has been a member of SCORE for six years and is vice chair of the consulting group.  

John Marshall Law School will present an introductory look at their pro Bono program with Q & A. Presented by Joan D. Clay.

Joan D. Clay is the staff attorney for the Business Enterprise Law (BELAW) Clinic at The John Marshall Law School. She is admitted to the Bars of Illinois and New York. She recieved her B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism fromLoyola University of Chicago. She earned her J.D at the University of Detroit, Mercy Law