SEED Will Hold Business Workshops in New Bedford
The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and Rockland Trust Community Development Corporation will hold two basic business workshops in New Bedford aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs.
The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, New Bedford Economic Development Council and SCORE.
Both workshops will be held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weypoint Event Center, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA on Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
The first of these workshops entitled “Learn the Fundamentals in Planning, Preparing, and Financing Your Business” will be held from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge to attendees.
This workshop is geared toward helping potential entrepreneurs evaluate and understand the fundamentals of owning one’s own business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will also be provided with a free guide to writing a business plan and other materials.
The second workshop entitled “Understanding the Purpose of Financial Statements and How They Can Help Determine the Health of Your Business” will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The focus of this workshop is to help attendees understand a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate his/her business more efficiently.
Please call SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020, to register for either or both sessions by Wednesday, June 13th and for directions to the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weypoint Event Center. SEED Corporation holds this entrepreneurial workshop series on a monthly basis throughout the region. For information on future sessions, please contact SEED.