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Friday, October 14, 2005

'Start and Manage Your Own Business' Friday, November 4 "

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---"How to Start and Manage Your Own Business" is an all-day course to help the new or potential business owner understand concepts vital to start-up success by covering six critical business areas.

class=""MsoNormal"">Sponsored by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), an outreach program of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University, the course is held monthly at locations throughout the Eastern Shore. In co-sponsorship with Chesapeake College, the course is scheduled 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, November 4, in Room AUD-01 of the Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College's Wye Mills campus.

class=""MsoNormal"">A business counselor discusses the importance and basics of writing a business plan. A business plan template is provided. An insurance specialist helps determine which types of insurance are needed. An attorney provides information on forming a corporation, and the legal reasons to use different types of business structures. A marketing expert shares marketing plan ideas, as well as 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. The fee is $46, including lunch and materials. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, November 1. To register call Michelle Jonczak at 410-827-5304 or toll-free at 888-852-6712, or e-mail "

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