This 90 minute 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. This workshop will guide you through 10 steps to start your own business and provide an in-depth reference guide. Program highlights include: understanding the challenges of business ownership, evaluating a business idea, estimating start-up costs, the need to plan, the importance of market research, understanding customers, identifying competitors and discussing the challenges of small business ownership. This is a chance to get your questions answered and meet others facing the same challenges you are.