In-depth presentation, organized in a written business plan format, this seminar addresses legal, marketing, accounting, and financial issues. Materials provided at this class include a step-by-step business plan workbook and the IRS form “Starting a New Business and Keeping Records”. This seminar is sponsored by the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp and the U.S. Small Business Administration. This 12-hour seminar is held in 4 3-hour sessions. After finishing this seminar, you will have completed your first draft of a business plan. Additional information covered in this seminar includes: * Developing Financial Statements * Operations & Suppliers * Buying a Business * Marketing Plan * Competition Analysis * Loan Requests * Cash-Flow Statements This U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Cooperative Agreement is partially funded by the SBA. The SBA's funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance by contacting Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. at 973-507-9700.