SMALL BUSINESS: A DEVELOPMENT SERIES

Calling all entrepreneurs and business owners!

As you know starting a business isn’t just choosing a business name and location. Market research, business plans, funding, tax IDs, licenses and permits, and banking decisions are key factors for opening and running a successful business.

This four-week series will walk you through the planning structure and set you on the right track for starting and maintaining a successful business. Choose the session(s) you wish to attend.

This series is offered FREE OF CHARGE through a partnership with the Association of Financial Educators. Presenters are John Harsh and Mickey Butler.

Call 918.352.4516 with questions.

First Steps to a Successful Business

Discover root power for your business.

  • Is Owning a Business a Good Fit For You?
    • Start a self-assessment to determine your readiness to become a small business owner.
  • Planning For a Healthy Business
    • Learn how the evolving planning process helps you make key decisions.
  • Organizational Types and Considerations
    • Match the legal structure to your business needs:
      • Tax
      • Liability
      • Management
      • Continuity
      • Expense
  • Banking Services
    • Identify the banking services available to a small business and learn how they work.
Campus Dates Hours Days Times Tuition
Campus: Small Business and Safety Training Dates: 10/19/21 Hours: 2 Days: T Times: 6p-8p Tuition: Free

The Risk in Business

  • Insurance
    • Small business insurance requirements for professional licensing, unemployment, and workers’ compensation.
  • Financial Management
    • Understand financial management’s importance to a small business and its owner.
  • Risk Management
    • Identify the external and internal risk factors for a small business. Implement, monitor, and evaluate a risk management plan for a small business.
Campus Dates Hours Days Times Tuition
Campus: Small Business and Safety Training Dates: 10/26/21 Hours: 2 Days: T Times: 6p-8p Tuition: Free

Increase Cash Flow Through Recordkeeping

  • Managing Cash Flow
    • Understanding cash flow purposes, the flow cycle, and how to make cash flow projections.
  • Time Management
    • Learn the concept of time management and why it is important to small businesses including:
      • Pareto Analysis
      • ABC Method
      • Eisenhower Method
      • POSEC Method
  • Recordkeeping
    • Identify recordkeeping practices, rules, and tools commonly available to small businesses including software.
Campus Dates Hours Days Times Tuition
Campus: Small Business and Safety Training Dates: 11/2/21 Hours: 2 Days: T Times: 6p-8p Tuition: Free

Maintaining a Successful Business

  • Tax Planning and Reporting
    • Identify federal, state, and local tax reporting requirements. Develop a reporting schedule.
  • Credit Reporting
    • Identify the credit reports and additional reporting systems used to assess the risk of extending credit to a small business.
  • Selling a Small Business and Succession Planning
    • Establish an exit strategy for retirement including a succession plan, transfer of ownership, and taxes.
Campus Dates Hours Days Times Tuition
Campus: Small Business and Safety Training Dates: 11/9/21 Hours: 2 Days: T Times: 6p-8p Tuition: Free

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