8 Part Entrepreneur Series
(Series may change to Webinar Format if necessary)
You must register weekly – a confirmation email will be sent to you with the login information
No Cost – Attendance Limited
September 22-November 10, 2020
Times: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
September 22, 2020
This class explains entrepreneurship and discuss its importance. It covers the three main reasons people decide to become entrepreneurs. It identifies the four main characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and explains five common myths regarding entrepreneurship. Finally, it explores the entrepreneurial process and the business plan
September 29, 2020
Are your online efforts reaching your target markets? Social Media Basics For Your Business reviews different social media websites and what they have to offer for your business. The seminar also discusses social media marketing strategies for effectively reaching your target markets.
October 6, 2020
Included in this session: The fundamentals of budgeting and recordkeeping, methods to facilitate bookkeeping, intro to cash flow planning and financing, and managing your money for a successful business.
October 20, 2020
This session will be an introduction to marketing fundamentals. Topics will include the definition of target markets, market segmentation strategies, and variables. Includes developing pricing and promotion strategies.
October 27, 2020
- Budget forecasting
- Comparing yourself to your industry
- Determining your break-even point and your bottom line
- Guiding you towards understanding your Financial Picture
- How personal finances affect your access to capital
- Learn what lenders require
- Understanding your cash flow
October 13, 2020
This session will discuss insurance plans specific to small business owners. Topics include General Liability with a discussion of products, completed business operations, catastrophe insurance (umbrella), and business, automobile, and NYS insurance compensation laws. Learn how to protect your assets.
November 3, 2020
Topics will include 5 forms of business structure: proprietorship, partnership, corporation, s-corp, and limited liability. Also covered: tax issues in each form, documentation and bookkeeping requirements, and tax consequences related to each.
Lynn Oswald, Director
NCCC Small Business Development Center
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, New York 14132
Phone: 716- 210-2515
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 4:00pm