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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

'Start and Manage' Business Course at Chesapeake March 16

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.

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, March 16, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Room AUD-01 at Chesapeake College.

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 how to obtain financing from any financial institution and developing a positive relationship with a bank. An accountant discusses different types of bookkeeping methods and accurate recordkeeping.

The fee at Chesapeake College is $46, including lunch and materials. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, March 14. To register for this session, call Michelle Jonczak at 410-827-5304 or toll-free at 888-852-6712, or email mjonczak@chesapeake.edu.  

To learn more about the SBDC’s programs call Jennifer Layton at 410-543-6516 or e-mail jwlayton@salisbury.edu. "



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