Debbie RolenStaff Writer
January 30, 2013
A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, February 7, in Mt. Gay. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) training and business coaching program Three Step Jump Start to help small business owners receive the right information at the right time.
The “Business Fundamentals” workshop will be held at the Southern Community & Technical College campus, Dempsey Road, Room 227-B, Mt. Gay. To register, call 304-528-5616 or email Amber.C.Wilson@wv.gov.
Registration is required at least two days in advance. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance.
Three Step Jump Start helps entrepreneurs and small business owners in West Virginia accelerate their potential success by learning the structure and services provided by WVSBDC. The first step is to view the Three Step Jump Start video on the agency’s website, www.wvsbdc.org.
Individuals can then attend the Business Fundamentals workshop, designed specifically for start-ups and new businesses. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully. There is a $35 per person fee per workshop.
After completing the workshop, interested entrepreneurs or business owners may schedule an appointment with WVSBDC for one-on-one coaching sessions. The WVSBDC coaches provide assistance with business plan development, financial statement preparation, cash flow analysis and other services.
The WVSBDC is part of the West Virginia Development Office and creates economic impact through offering entrepreneurs and small businesses cost-effective business coaching and technical assistance. The West Virginia SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.