The University of Mississippi Small Business Development Center will offer a free workshop for entrepreneurs, titled “First Steps to Starting A Business,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Physical Plant training room on the Oxford campus. The seminar is for those interested in starting their own business, but who are not sure where to begin. Speaker James Carden will outline the basic steps to start a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business. To register by phone, call 1-800-725-7232. For more information or to pre-register, call 915-1291 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web site at www.mssbdc.org. (October 15, 2010)
The University of Mississippi Small Business Development Center will conduct a free seminar on how to write a business plan from 1 to 3 p.m. March 10 at the UM Small Business Development Center, located in the Physical Plant Training Room. Those interested in attending are required to pre-register to ensure adequate supplies are available for all participants.
This seminar is designed to assist in preparing a business plan. The parts of the business plan are explained i. e. industry research, description of company products and services, identifying target customer groups, and a marketing plan. Financial components discussed are startup costs and preparation of a projected cash flow statement. James Carden will be the guest speaker.
For more information or to pre-register, call Jo Ann Harris at 915-1291 or e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web site at www.mssbdc.org. (March 4, 2010)
BRIEFS — Ribbon-cutting ceremony set Friday for T-Mobile Limited; Business plan seminar set Feb. 10; West Builders Supply closing. (February 1, 2010, Page 2A)