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Joseph Karl, Veteran USMC, speaking at podioum

Veteran-Owned Businesses Can Benefit from Niagara SBDC’s Free Entrepreneurship Classes

By News Archive

April 12, 2022

Joseph Karl, Veteran USMC, speaking at podioum

Joseph Karl, Veteran USMC gives the student address at the annual SUNY Niagara Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes for veterans and their family members. These courses enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.  The series will run on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6 – 8 p.m., beginning April 25 and concluding on December 13. The schedule includes:

  • April 25 – Entrepreneurship
  • May 24 – Start Up Basics
  • June 28 – Understanding Your Financial Picture
  • July 26 – Marketing for Small Business
  • August 23 – Business Plans & Business Model Canvas
  • Sept 27 – Government Contracting
  • October 25 – Educational and Financial Resources for Veterans
  • December 13 – To be determined

Classes will be held at SUNY Niagara, located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn.  A webinar option is also available for those unable to attend in person.  To register for these classes, or to find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit NiagaraSBDC.org or call (716) 210-2515.  These classes are made possible through a grant from the Verizon Communications Community Benefit Fund.

The Niagara SBDC specializes in free and confidential one-on-one counseling, dealing with small-business opportunities and problems. The SBDC offers training and instructional programs targeted to the needs and interests of small business, providing service for every stage of a business. Since its inception in 1984, the expert advisors of the Niagara SBDC have worked with over 18,000 businesses, helping them to invest nearly $525 million in the area’s economy, and create or save nearly 12,000 jobs.

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes for veterans and their family members. These courses enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.  The series will run on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6 – 8 p.m., beginning April 25 and concluding on December 13. The schedule includes:

  • April 25 – Entrepreneurship
  • May 24 – Start Up Basics
  • June 28 – Understanding Your Financial Picture
  • July 26 – Marketing for Small Business
  • August 23 – Business Plans & Business Model Canvas
  • Sept 27 – Government Contracting
  • October 25 – Educational and Financial Resources for Veterans
  • December 13 – To be determined

Classes will be held at SUNY Niagara, located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn.  A webinar option is also available for those unable to attend in person.  To register for these classes, or to find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit NiagaraSBDC.org or call (716) 210-2515.  These classes are made possible through a grant from the Verizon Communications Community Benefit Fund.

The Niagara SBDC specializes in free and confidential one-on-one counseling, dealing with small-business opportunities and problems. The SBDC offers training and instructional programs targeted to the needs and interests of small business, providing service for every stage of a business. Since its inception in 1984, the expert advisors of the Niagara SBDC have worked with over 18,000 businesses, helping them to invest nearly $525 million in the area’s economy, and create or save nearly 12,000 jobs.

 

Joseph Karl, Veteran USMC, speaking at podioum

Joseph Karl, Veteran USMC gives the student address at the annual SUNY Niagara Veteran’s Day Ceremony.


Media Contact Information

Denyel Beiter
Public Relations Assistant
Phone: 716-614-5974
Email: dbeiter@niagaracc.suny.edu

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Niagara SBDC offers free workshops this fall

By News Archive

August 31, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present free entrepreneurial workshops this fall with the goal of enhancing business skills, as well as strengthening new or existing businesses.  Information provided in the sessions is geared towards assisting with starting, operating, or enhancing a small business, with a focus on job creation and retention in the local economy. The following sessions will be offered:

Entrepreneurship on Thursday, September 23 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Business Plans & Business Model Canvas on Thursday, September 30 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Budget and Recordkeeping on Thursday, October 7 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Social Media for Small Business on Thursday, October 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Marketing for Small Business on Thursday, October 21 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Understanding Your Financial Picture on Thursday, October 28 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Business Owner’s Insurance on Thursday, November 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Taxes and The Small Business on Thursday, November 11 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Leadership: Employee & Self-Motivation on Thursday, November 18 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Legal Help for Your Business on Thursday, December 2 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

All of the workshops will be held at SUNY Niagara, Room E-142, Sanborn, NY 14132.  A webinar option is available.  To register or to get additional details, call 716-210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu.  Visit the SUNY Niagara Small Business Development Center website at www.niagarasbdc.org for more information.

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC


Media Contact Information

Barbara DeSimone
Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-5904
Email: desimone@niagaracc.suny.edu