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Lansing Community College - Washington Court Place
Lansing, MI

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Starting a Business

Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Do you have a hobby that you love and invest significant amounts of time or money into? It could be jewelry making, playing guitar, or photography. Attend this seminar and find out how you can start a business and generate some extra income from your hobby, or even turn it in to a full time career. Sponsored by The Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker: Laurie Lonsdorf, SBDC, Senior Business Consultant
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
This course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Speaker: Kellie Hanford, SBDC, Certified Business Consultant
Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
For individuals who are considering self-employment or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Speaker: Tom Donaldson, SBDC Regional Director
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Starting a new business on Etsy can feel overwhelming. Learn what to do before you open your shop, the steps to opening, Etsy rules and regulations (should you be selling on Etsy?), how to get found in their search engine, shop and shipping policies and how to take effective product photos. Please note that this is a lecture only seminar and doesn't allow for hands-on practice. Sponsored by The Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker: Jessica Goodrich, CADL, Business Outreach Librarian
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
This course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Speaker: Kellie Hanford, SBDC, Certified Business Consultant

Business Plan

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Designed for individuals who want to increase their chances for self-employment success, this course covers business planning in detail. Specifics of marketing, finance, legal, regulatory issues, operations, market research and management are key components of this workshop. The first steps for creating a business plan draft will be included.
Speaker: Kellie Hanford, SBDC, Certified Business Consultant
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Designed for individuals who want to increase their chances for self-employment success, this course covers business planning in detail. Specifics of marketing, finance, legal, regulatory issues, operations, market research and management are key components of this workshop. The first steps for creating a business plan draft will be included.
Speaker: Kellie Hanford, SBDC, Certified Business Consultant
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309 N Washington Square
Suite 115
P.O. Box 40010
Lansing, MI 48933
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