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Nov 14 2016

Business Smart Workshops - Learn What it Takes to have a Successful Start-up - Detroit

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Business Smart Workshops Learn what it takes to have a successful start-up\

Brought to you by the SBA & Operation Hope

Business Smart Workshop - Module READY
Date:  November 21, 2016
Location:  Northwest Activities Center,18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI  48235
10:00 a.m. to Noon 
Cost: Free!

Business Smart Workshop:  READY 
This is the first of three modules in the Business Smart workshop series presented by SBA and Operation Hope

Topics Include: 
- Understanding of the key steps to getting your business of the ground
- Learn what banks look for when lending money
- Learn about the various financing options 
- Learn about the local resources available to assist you in starting and growing 
your business

To register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-smart-workshop-ready-module-tickets-29385921081 

Business Smart Workshop - Modules SET & GO
Date: November 28, 2016
Location:  Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI  48235
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  Free!

Business Smart Workshop:  SET 
This is the second of three modules in the Business Smart workshop series presented by SBA and Operation Hope.  This module will help you prepare to become credit ready.

Topics Include: 
- Possible sources of business funding
- What lenders look for in a loan applicant (the “Five C’s of Credit”)
- What a credit score is and why it matters
- What’s included in a loan application, including the importance of a Business Plan and cash flow projections and assumptions 
-Avoiding predatory lending practices 

Business Smart Workshop:  GO 
This is the last of three modules in the Business Smart workshop series presented by SBA and Operation Hope.  The GO module is a resource guide and directs you to local resources available to assist you in starting or growing your small business.

Topics Include: 
- Determine your offering and market demand
- Understand your competition
- Determine your marketing strategy
- Determine your startup costs
- Meet your legal requirements
- Prepare yourself financially
- Develop your business plan
- Get help

To register:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-smart-workshop-go-tickets-26379691367 

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