How to Successfully Start and Grow a Home-Based Business & Access to Capital 


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
From 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
Site Registration/Check In: 9:00 AM
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The Kingdom Builders' Center
6011 W Orem
Houston, TX 77085

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Lalitha Raman

About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.
Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed. 
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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 Presenter: Dr. Mo Tehrani

Dr. Tehrani is a partner with a public accountant firm in Houston and co-owner of multiple businesses. He started his first business in 1995 and owned several businesses in real estate, pharmacy and security systems. He is also a professor of Accounting with the HCCS where he teaches various courses in accounting. 
Mo volunteers with various organizations such as the BCM-Credit Union, where he served on the Board of Directors. He joined SCORE in July 2012 and has served as Chapter Treasurer and Education Assistant Director, in addition to his role providing one-on-one counseling to small business owners. 


Make Your Home-Based Business Dreams A Reality

  • Do you want to start a home-based business?  Become a Freelancer?
  • Or are you already a home-based business owner who wants to work smarter instead of harder?
  • Do you want to take your home-based business to the next level?

A home-based business allows an entrepreneur to start a small business without the expense of purchasing a building or equipment. Most home-based businesses don’t have to comply with all the laws and complicated regulations that larger businesses must deal with.
Attend this home-based business overview workshop to learn how you can run a successful home-based business that just may outgrow your home!

Featured Topics: 

Structuring Your Home-Based Business: 

  • Legal structures for your home-based business
  • Business license and permits and where to obtain them
  • Your tax responsibilities – Federal and State, Financial record keeping
  • Zoning and homeowner and condominium association restrictions

Marketing Your Home-Based Business:

  • Developing The Ground Work:  Business Check List and Questions to Ask Yourself.
  • Getting in Business:  Naming Your Company and Make it Legal.
  • Developing a Corporate Identity:  Designing a Logo and Creating the Stationery Package.
  • Creating The Marketing Pieces: Brochure Design Process; Brochure Design Session; Designing Your Resume; and Designing Your Web Site.
  • Putting Together Your Portfolio:  What to put in your Portfolio; Getting Your Work Printed; and Digitizing Your Work.
  • Getting Set Up:  Setting Up Your Work Space and Equipment Selection.
  • Handling the Money:  Pricing Your Work; What To Charge and Setting Up Your Books.
  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward: The Client Briefing; The Interview Process; Working With Your Clients; and How To Build Your Network.
  • Tracking Your Projects: The forms; Project Sample – Case Study
  • Knowing Your Business:  Working In The Industry; Growing Your Business; and Setting Your Goals for Future.

Access To Capital
Panel Discussion: A bankers’ panel will introduce the different services and programs available to small business owners and start-up entrepreneurs. They will answer questions and give business advice on how to avail such programs.

At the end of this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to meet SCORE certified mentors who are readily available to provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL mentoring.

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