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How to Buy or Sell a Business Workshop

Aug
14
2019
Wed 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Buying and Selling a Business

The “silver tsunami” of retiring Boomer business owners is in full force, while, at the same time, Gen X and the Millennials are seeking opportunities to enter the entrepreneurial space. Whether you’re seeking to buy or sell a business, this workshop will prepare you to successfully navigate the process as well as connect with experts who can assist you throughout all phases of the transition. Join us as MI-SBDC presents the How to Buy or Sell a Business Workshop, where consultants and industry experts share tips, tools, and tactics to help ensure the success of your transaction and the transition process. Together, buyers and sellers will discover: • First steps in determining whether to buy or sell a business • How to maximize the value of your business • How to market your business and how to find a business for sale • How to form a Transition Team of experts to help you buy or sell a business • How to create a Transition Plan to keep you on track for success • The basics of valuation, due diligence, brokers, and financing • Implications for tax, retirement, and estate planning • Keys to successfully transitioning a business to new ownership • Post-acquisition planning, change management, and company culture The workshop will conclude with a Panel Discussion of industry experts and business buyers and sellers who will share their knowledge and experiences. Lunch and resource materials are included.

Speaker(s): MI-SBDC Business Growth Consultants

Co-Sponsor(s): Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC)

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact SBDC Mid Michigan at 989-317-4623 or email sbdc@midmich.edu to make arrangements. The Michigan SBDC program is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All MI-SBDC programs or co-sponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. *No refunds will be issued after August 7, 2019. **Online registration for this event will close at 8:00 AM on August 14, 2019. Registration will be available at the door the morning of the event (fee payable via check, cash, or credit card).


Fee: $ 75.00

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Phone: 989-317-4623

Location

Mid Michigan College
Center for Liberal Arts and Business - Room 186/187
Community Room 186/187
2600 S Summerton Mt Pleasant, MI