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Noble Public Library: Entrepreneurship 101

Noble - Entrepreneurship 101

Date: April 24, 2012
Time: 8:15 am - 12:30 pm

Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068

Have you ever wondered if starting your own business is right for you? This half-day training is intended for emerging entrepreneurs and will help you discern if your idea is feasible while hearing about what services are available to you. This workshop will take you through the many steps of business ownership. There will be a series of presentations from experts in business creation, growth, and leadership.

Topics to be covered include:

- Business Plan Basics – What to include in it, how to present it, and how the plan can help get your business get off the ground and growing

- Finding Funding – Loan assistance, from how to approach a lender to what is expected of the borrower and what steps need to be done in advance of seeking financing

- Small Business Financials – Understanding the financial basics of your small business, including reading and interpreting financial statements

- Small Business Taxes and Registration – The different types of business structures and advantages and disadvantages of each

- What permits and licenses are required and how to obtain them

- Reporting procedures for small business taxes

- Marketing Demographics – Marketing plans and how to market without overextending your marketing budget.

Co-Sponsors: Pioneer Library System, SCORE, Moore Norman Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center