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SBDC StartSmart™

Creating your map to business success? We can help!

Creating your map to business success? We can help! Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach. In just 8 three-hour sessions, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to: • Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward. • Acquire a working knowledge of business fundamentals. • Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes. SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire: • An actionable business plan. • Access to financial and business resources. • A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals. SBDC StartSmart™ covers these important topics in eight high-energy, interactive modules: January 17 - Foundations for a Successful Business January 24 - Marketing Analysis & Research January 31 - Capturing the Market February 7 - Efficient Operations February 14 - Financial Foundations February 21 - Financial Plan February 28 - Bringing It All Together March 7 - Implementing and Presenting the Plan Tuition: $125 (Includes all 8 modules, food and workbooks) Corporate support provided by: Citgo Petroleum Corporation, Frost Bank & Commissioner Marez Room 141 Registration & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018; 5:00pm (Registration is not complete until payment is made.) Seminar fee assistance is available for qualifying businesses. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given if requested 24 hours prior to the start of the seminar/workshop. If there is a special circumstance and you are not eligible for a full refund, please call Monica Benavides at (361) 698-1021 to discuss other options. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

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January 17, 2018

5:30PM - 8:30PM

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