Resource Partner Event
Aug 16

Business Foundations I: Thursdays Beginning August 16

Business PlanningJobs and EducationManaging a BusinessStarting a Business

August 16, 2018 | 5:15 pm PDT - 8:15 pm PDT

Location Name:
Mercy Corps Northwest

43 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR,97204

Mercy Corps Northwest


Business Foundations 1 takes you along the small business journey from idea to owner. You will discover what it takes to start your operation and explore the potential of your idea. For some people, starting a business can be a great way to bring in extra cash or to make a living doing something you enjoy. Many don’t realize how easy it can be to learn the basics of starting and operating a small business. Topics covered: How to decide if a business idea will work How to get the word out and attract customers Figuring out how much money you’ll need to start it, and to keep it going from one month to the next The steps for registering your business with the state Learning how you can best use your valuable time and resources Tell a clear and compelling story when people ask, “What do you do?” Who is this for? Business Foundations I is for people with limited time and money, and great ideas. No prior business experience or education is necessary, and the class is designed to help you determine if you’re ready to start a business. Details Times: The course consists of six three-hour sessions. Class is held on Thurdays from 5:15 – 8:15 pm on the following dates. August 16 August 23 August 30 September 6 September 13 September 20