Have a Bright Idea for a New Business? Nationally Acclaimed New Business Class coming to 3 DMACC Campuses near you! Thinking about starting a business? Then SimpleSTEPS is the place to start. SimpleSTEPS for Starting Your Business is a 5-session training program offered through DMACC and SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses. The SimpleSTEPS program will give you a practical overview of the fundamentals required to start or expand a small business. You will learn how to define and evaluate your business concept, develop a marketing strategy, forecast sales and expenses, identify different ways to finance your start-up, and how to turn your business idea into action using tools and templates. Plus, you'll connect with other entrepreneurs and learn from SCORE counselors about proven business practices. The 5-week SimpleSTEPS class meets one night each week and will be taught on 3 area DMACC campuses including Ankeny, Boone and Southridge in Des Moines. Classes will start in September, 2014. The cost for SimpleSTEPS is only $129, which includes both tuition and course materials. To register for one of these classes, please contact DMACC at 515-964-6800. You will need to provide them the location and CRN#CRN#17954 - Bldg 19.