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Starting a Small Business - The First Steps

Date: June 25, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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EDC Business & Community Partners
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
St. Peter, MO 63304
United States

This 90 minute offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture.  This workshop will guide you through 10 steps to start your own business and provide an in-depth reference guide. Program highlights include: understanding the challenges of business ownership, evaluating a business idea, estimating start-up costs, the need to plan, the importance of market research, understanding customers, identifying competitors and discussing the challenges of small business ownership.  This is a chance to get your questions answered and meet others facing the same challenges you are.

At the end of this learning experience, you will be able to:

  • Identify resources that will assist you in starting a business in Missouri.

  • Identify areas in which you need additional training or assistance for the operation of your business.

  • Find out if business ownership is for you!

*Event is free. Registration is required.