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Money Smart for Small Business Course

Monday, June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Small Business & Technology Development Center
269 MO-248, Branson, MO 65616


This five-week course offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. June 3 Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Planning for a Healthy Business. June 10 Banking Services / Strong Business Credit June 17 Insurance / Risk Management June 24 Financial Management / Managing Cash Flow July 1 Record Keeping / Tax Planning and Reporting This course is designed specifically for those who are thinking about starting a business. The course will examine the importance of planning, legal and regulatory requirements, and identify sources of financing. $45 for 5-week course or $10 each class. Program highlights include: - Evaluating a business idea - Estimating start-up costs - Identifying competitors and customers - Discussing the challenges of small business ownership. ? Courses will be held at the NEW Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce building on Gretna Rd. in front of the Branson Meadows Mall. Dinner meal will be served at each class and is included in course fee.

Registration Notes

Course scholarships and transportation are available upon request. Email Heather at hhardinger@taneycountypartnership for more information.

Tara Horton
Small Business & Technology Development Center
(417) 837-2617
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269 MO-248
Branson, MO 65616
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