Thinking about starting your own business, being your own boss and enjoying the life of an entrepreneur? Fantastic! Of course you have a business plan, have secured funding, and have hired an accountant and lawyer, right? Starting a Business in Missouri is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves. In just 3 hours, you will… • Discover if you have what it takes to be an owner by assessing your strengths and weaknesses. • Learn the importance of having a business plan and what might go wrong if you don’t! • Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition. • Discuss legal and regulatory requirements. • Find successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investor. • Identify sources of funding. • Receive a Start-up Manual. Who Should Attend? Starting a Business in Missouri is designed for entrepreneurs of all ages, backgrounds, education and experience—regardless of the type of business you want to start! If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost. Phone 314-657-3547 to register.