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Entrepreneurial success begins with this two-hour course on how to start a business. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, an evaluation of your preparation for business ownership, analysis of your “idea”, business entry strategies, business planning, legal & regulatory requirements, forms of business ownership, sources of business financing, and sources of business assistance.
To register , send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org listing the name of the course you would like to attend, the names, phone number and email addresses of all attendees. You can contact our office with any questions at 801-863-8230.If you register but are unable to attend, please notify our office as these classes fill up and we have waiting lists.
This class is taught by Camille Pendleton. Camille Pendleton is a SBDC Certified Business Analyst. After graduating with an MBA from Utah State University, Camille worked at the Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute as a consultant where she applied the Theory of Constraints to many industries and types of business. After being recruited by a privately-held California engineering-to-manufacturing firm, Camille was first the strategic projects coordinator and later the Vice President of Manufacturing. The company grew from $18 million to $25 million in revenue during this time. Currently counseling business owners and those about to become business owners about key aspects of starting and growing a business, Camille is able to use her years of experience to help people start and run successful businesses.
**This event is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration.
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This 11-week class will make your high tech entrepreneurial dream a reality. This class is limited to high tech ventures. (For other businesses see the Fast Trac New Venture class in this same newsletter.) You will combine your personal vision with your business concept and develop a business plan that you can use to get funding.
Contact our office at 801-863-6218 or email@example.com. We will contact you when the exact start date is set.
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The cost for all this business knowledge is a low $500 (includes all the above program components). And at the end of the class you can receive $150 back if you complete a business plan and participate in the class discussions. This makes your final cost less than $350! Another bargain given by the SBDC at UVU.
We are starting a new series of small business foundation classes for current and aspiring small business owners who speak Spanish. All the workshops will be taught at Dixon School (800 W 200 N, Provo UT, 84601) Every Thursday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm starting on October 6th. We will issue a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the seven workshops.
These workshops will be free of charge and topics will include: How to start a company in Utah, insurance, bookkeeping and taxes for small businesses, how to find funding to start up your company, business resources for Utah entrepreneurs, and building your business presence online. For more information about these workshops please contact Eddy Yujra at firstname.lastname@example.org (801) 863-7289
Clases Fundamentales de Negocios en Español (Gratuitas)
Estamos empezando un nuevo curso de clases fundamentales de negocios para los que tienen una empresa y también para los que quieren empezar una empresa. Las clases serán en el Dixon School que esta en 800 W 200 N, Provo UT 84601 Cada jueves de 7:00 pm a 9:00pm Las clases empezaran este jueves 6 de Octubre. Al final del curso se dará un Certificado de Asistencia a los que asistan a las siete clases.
Le damos la bienvenida a la red de Centro para el Desarrollo de Empresas Pequeñas en Orem (Small Business Development Center, SBDC) Ayudamos a laspequeñas empresas a crear, mantener, y hacer crecer empresas exitosas con asesoramiento individual, gratuito y confidencial. Le ofrecemos asesoramiento profesional si quiere iniciar su propio negocio,comprar un negocio, o si quiere mejorar su negocio con campañas de mercadeoo mediante herramientas tecnológicas de Internet. También le ayudamos a preparar su Plan de Negocios para que pueda mas fácilmente obtener prestamosbancarios. SBDC Orem esta coordinando esfuerzos con Micro-Business Mentors, Centro Hispano, empresas privadas y bancos de la región para brindarle un mejor servicio en su propio idioma. Llame al 801.863.7289 para hacer una cita gratuita y hablar de negocios. Para cualquier pregunta puede llamar directamente a Eddy Yujra 801-863-7289
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Launch Pad (ELP), a not-for-profit organization, gives entrepreneurs a chance to hear guest speakers share tips and tricks, present their businesses and network with other entrepreneurs who want to help each other take a step forward in their business and their life. They meet every Tuesday, 2-4 pm at Stevens Henagar College, 1476 S. Sandhill Rd., Orem
Do you want to share your business ideas and receive feedback from other entrepreneurs about your business?
Do you feel stuck and looking for inspiration to keep going?
Are you searching for the right business to start?
Do you have an idea that you are passionate about and want to get feedback from others?
Have you built a successful business and you are now looking for opportunities to help others succeed?
Do you want to expand your network with like-minded entrepreneurs?
We invite you to come join us and learn why entrepreneurs are so excited to participate every week. Questions: Visit www.elpnow.org or call or email George Fannin - 801-592-3872 email@example.com
North Valley: http://www.uvu.edu/ce/classes/
Utah Valley: http://www.uvu.edu/ce/classes/
Wasatch Community & Continuing Education: http://www.uvu.edu/ce/classes
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Do you, your employees, or your company need any kind of training or certification? Now you can get the State of Utah to help pay for the cost of that training or certification. This is your Utah State Tax Dollars coming back to serve you. The Custom Fit program funds a large portion of the training or certification costs. The types of classes offered by Custom Fit are: Six Sigma; Learn Manufacturing
; Purchasing Certifications; ISO9000 Certifications; Project Management; Team Building; Time Management; Spanish Classes; Human Resource Classes; Sales Training; Business Writing; Environmental Classes; Health Service Certifications; Forklift Certifications; All Kinds of Computer Classes; Computer Certifications; Automotive Technology Classes; Trade Certifications- there are many, many others also. The classes can be tailored to your own industry and business, or they can be taught to specific individuals in your company. And the State of Utah will help you pay for these classes.
**"The Orem Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partially funded under Cooperative Agreement No. 2-603001-R-0050-7 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor(s)’ or participants’ opinions, products or services." All of the SBA’s programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least 7 days in advance. Contact our office at (801) 863-8230.