National University, Kearny Mesa 9388 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
SCORE San Diego
Legal, Financing, Marketing and Other Key Factors 1-19-13
This INTRODUCTION TO STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
is a must for new owners!
Are you thinking about starting your own business? Have you already started a new business and need a little "tune-up?" If so, this workshop is just right for you. This comprehensive but easy-to-understand overview will help you get started on the right path toward a successful business.
Hear from successful executives and entrepreneurs who cover:
- The business owner's role and the need to conduct a self-assessment
- The importance of having a business plan
- Various legal structures of a business
- The need for sound financial controls
- Where to go and what is required to obtain capital for your new business
- Marketing techniques to promote your business
$89 Early / $99 after 1/17/13(Lunch is included)Featuring:Kaitlan HammockLoan Assistant in the Community Lending Department at CDC Small Business Finance, actively works with small business owners to help them with their financing and technical assistance needs. With an emphasis on sustained relationships and continued support, Ms. Hammock educates clients about basic eligibility requirements for financing, giving business owners the tools they need to successfully pursue business financing. Kaitlan understands the challenges that many small business owners experience as they seek to increase sales revenues, keep costs to a minimum, and boost staff motivation through tough financial times. With a degree in Anthropology and proficient in two languages, she brings a unique perspective on community development, and she enjoys opportunities to utilize her skills and experiences to help local small business owners.John Homanis a SCORE counselor with a diverse background combining law, finance, accounting, sales and marketing. He is an attorney with more than twenty years of experience in the areas of contract securities and business law. His accounting experience extends from the controllership of a $1billion company down to basic QuickBooks. He also has extensive sales and marketing experience in the medical device industry, finance, and the business brokerage industries. As a business broker, John has represented everything from small manufacturing companies, multi-unit franchised restaurants and distribution companies down to simple businesses such as a dog wash or a mailbox store. He understands small business and targets his unique experience to meet their needs.Susan Lampingis a Senior Community Loan Officer at CDC Small Business Finance and acts as the liaison for the technical assistance needs of small businesses in San Diego County. In partnership with local banks in San Diego, she assists borrowers in acquiring SBA loan products which are specifically designed to make credit more accessible to entrepreneurs. Her responsibilities also include coordinating the business consulting needs of CDC's community loan borrowers and monitoring their businesses.