Smart Start for Business

Resource Partner Event
May 01
NOTE: This event has expired.

Smart Start for Business

Starting a Business

May 1, 2014 | 6:00 pm CDT - 8:00 pm CDT

Location Name:
University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business

1000 LaSalle Ave, Terrence Murphy Hall, Room 154, Minneapolis, MN,55403

Small Business Development Center



Presented by the Small Business Development Center. Four day workshop. You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In the Smart Start program you will develop your business concept and take it through each step of the business planning process. Through classroom activities, research and action steps, you will plan and analyze your entrepreneurial vision by creating a well-researched business plan. You will also have free access to a Small Business Development Center consultant to provide one-on-one assistance as you create your business plan. Smart Start consists of four two-hour sessions covering: •Concept analysis •Developing a marketing and sales strategy •Funding and financial planning •Reaching customers and operating your business