Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Small Business Clinics

Here are some upcoming events for small business owners:

Business Planning Course - 8 sessions starting 2/7/09, 9am-12pm
Sponsored by the College of Saint Rose and the Capital District Community Loan Fund, this intensive course will help you develop a business plan and give you the tools to run a successful small business. Tuition is $160 and includes materials and light refreshments. Scholarships may be available. Call 436-8586 to register.

Business Planning from A to Z - 02/17/2009, 8-10:00AM
Come and join professional counselors from the NYS Small Business Development Center and learn to develop a comprehensive business plan. The business plan can be used for financing or as a policy and planning guide for your small business. Topics to be covered include Marketing Strategies, Competition, Location, and Financial Strategies. Pre registration is required - (518)485-7647.

Small Business Legal Clinic - 3/5/09; The Legal Project and the Capital District Community Loan Fund are offering their quarterly Small Business Legal Clinic in Albany on Thursday evening, March 5th. This clinic is free-of-charge and provides private half-hour consultations on a variety of business topics, such as how to establish a business, trademarks and copyrights, franchises, licenses, and contracts. To schedule an appointment, call The Legal Project at 435-1770.

Cash Flow Management 03/17/2009, 8-10:00AM
Kate Baker, Business Advisor for the SBDC, will be holding a Cash Flow Management seminar. During the seminar attendees will be provided information on how to identify, and remedy issues within their business related to Cash flow Management. This will include forecasting revenues, cost of goods solds, managing business expenses, managing debt service, net income, and financing options. Pre registration is required - (518)485-7647.

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