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Tuesday, November 22, 2005

'Start and Manage' Course at SU Thursday, December 8 "

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 Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University and Chesapeake College, the next session is Thursday, December 8, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second floor of the Commons at Salisbury University.

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 at SU is $40, including lunch and materials.  The deadline for registration is Tuesday, December 6.  To register for this session, call Jennifer Layton at 410-543-6516 or e-mail jwlayton@salisbury.edu. "



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