The Western Dairyland Business Center and the Women's Business Center invite entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Saturday, January 12th. The class will run from 9am-noon at the Western Dairyland offices at 418 Wisconsin Street in Eau Claire. Tuition is $29. Class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.
Topics covered include:
1. Are You an Entrepreneur?
2. Honing an Idea
3. Business Feasibility
4. Legal Structure, Permits & Zoning
7. Business Plan
After the class, attendees may request free, one-on-one assistance from Western Dairyland's Business Development Specialists delving deeper into the individual small business needs, including preparing a business plan with financial forecasting to present to lenders.
There are three easy ways to register and pay for the class: online at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org, by phone at 715-836-7511 ext. 1171, or in person at the Western Dairyland office at 418 Wisconsin Street in Eau Claire. Because space is limited, pre-registration and payment is required.