The first in a five part series - Start Up Basics (Free) Introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start Up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business. In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of ownining a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, orginazation, marketing, cash flow and funding sources. The Agenda -Myths and realities of entpreneurship - Critical success factors - Know your options - Making it legal - Funding and cash management - Business plan basics. Pre registration is required. Cost for the first session is FREE. The cost for the remaining 4 sessions is $130. A special price of $125 is offered if you register for the entire series and send payment prior to August 22.