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Tuesday, October 04, 2005

'How to Start and Manage Your Own Business' October 21, 28"

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), an outreach program of Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University sponsors “How to Start and Manage Your Own Business." This all-day course is geared to help new or potential business owners understand concepts vital to start-up success by covering six critical business areas. Two sessions will be held in October. 

class=""MsoNormal"">The first session, co-sponsored by the SBDC and Chesapeake College is Friday, October 21, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Room AUD-01 of the Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD.  The second is Friday, October 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Commons of Salisbury University.

class=""MsoNormal"">Using a provided business plan template a business counselor discusses the importance and basics of writing a business plan. An insurance specialist will help determine insurance needs. An attorney provides information on forming a corporation, and legal reasons to use different types of business structures. A marketing expert shares marketing plan ideas and examples of proven marketing techniques. A banker covers obtaining financing from any financial institution and developing a positive relationship with a bank. An accountant discusses different types of bookkeeping methods and accurate record keeping.

class=""MsoNormal"">This wonderful opportunity to obtain a wealth of information from these professionals is all in one day for one low price. This class is held each month at one of the SBDC Eastern Region locations.

class=""MsoNormal"">The fee at Chesapeake College is $46, including lunch and materials.  The deadline for registration is Tuesday, October 18.  To register for this session, call Michelle Jonczak at 410-827-5304 or toll-free at 888-852-6712, or email mjonczak@chesapeake.edu.

class=""MsoNormal"">The fee at Salisbury University is $40, including lunch and materials.  The deadline for registration is Monday, October 24.  To register, call Terry Cohen at 410-543-6516, or email jwlayton@salisbury.edu. For more information about SBDC training programs, visit www.salisbury.edu/community/sbdc. "



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