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Workshops for Starting a Business

Learn the Basics for Starting a Business

    • Writing a Business Plan
      $25.00 per person | 2 hours
      A well written business plan is crucial for any entrepreneur because the plan serves as the guide for starting a new venture. Take this workshop to learn why a business plan is necessary, what goes into a business plan, an overview of financial plans, and what the lender will want to see.
      Register for Writing a Business Plan

    • Starting a Business in MN
      2 hours | Location: CareerForce. Located in the Duluth Athletic Club Building at 402 West First Street. 
      Have a great idea for a business but don't know where to start? Take this workshop to get valuable information on idea feasibility, steps to get you started, business and financial plans, legal considerations, and much more.
      Register for Starting a Business in MN

    • SBA Self-Paced Webinar: How to Write a Business Plan
      30 minutes | Offered at no cost
      This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a very good business plan.
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    sba_and_sbdc_logos.pngFunded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and regional support partners. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the program sponsors. Programs are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact UMD CED at 218-726-7298.