It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This class will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process of starting a new business. The class will also cover the process of starting the business such as how to analyze feasibility of your idea, business plan, sources of capital, and how to create a competitive analysis.
How to Write a Business Plan (Registration Required)
Wednesday, October 3, 6 p.m.
This class will teach you, in detail, the seven essential sections of a business plan: what you should and should not include, how to work the numbers, and additional resources to which you can turn for help. Anyone is welcome to come and learn from Tim Holtkamp.
How to Finance Your Small Business (Registration Required)*
Wednesday, October 17, 6 p.m.
This class is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover sources of funding, Lender requirements, and other funding considerations.
* This program does not constitute endorsement by the library of the individual presenter’s policies or beliefs.
How to Market Your Small Business (Registration Required)
Wednesday, November 7, 6 p.m.
This class will give a small business owner an overview of marketing, not advertising. We will help you determine who your customer is and how your product or service is positioned and perceived in the marketplace. We will show you how to determine what your strengths and weaknesses are as well as those of your competition. Anyone is welcome to come and learn from Tim Holtkamp. This class pairs perfectly with the other “How To” series about small business.