Do you have a small business dream? Are you ready to turn that dream into reality? Then this is the workshop for you! The U.S. SBA presents an exciting and educational Business Basics workshop designed to guide you through the initial stages of starting a small business. The presenters will provide educational information to help you make the right choices for your business; we will also introduce you to the most valuable resources available to small business owners. The topics we will cover are: • Self-evaluation • Resources available • Choosing a legal structure • Building a business plan • Preparing for a lender We will go into detail about the dedication and research you can expect when starting a business. We will also show you where and how to use your research to build your business plan and the importance of starting your business with a sturdy foundation. Our goal is to help you identify the path you need to take to reach your ultimate goal—OPENING YOUR DOORS!