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Starting and Growing a New Business

August 17, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

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We will only be accepting 12 participants. The $100 class fee covers all 6 classes.

About this event

Starting and Growing a New Business is a 6 week program meeting on Tuesday evenings.

Who Should Attend?

  • People thinking about starting a new business.
  • Business owners who want to grow their business.
  • Non Profit organizations that want to grow.

What Is Covered in the Program?

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

  • What is the difference between a business owner and an entrepreneur?
  • How do you evaluate an idea to determine if it is worth pursuing?


  • Identifying a product that people want
  • Selecting your target market
  • Promoting your product/service
  • Pricing strategies
  • Choosing a distribution channel


  • Providing leadership – developing a mission, vision, culture
  • Hiring and retaining good employees


  • Understanding financial statements
  • Developing a forecast


  • Determining the best legal structure for your company

What Should You Expect to Get out of the Program?

  • Coaching from the instructor on developing your business plan.
  • Feedback from peers on ideas and approaches you are considering.
  • Feedback from lenders who will listen to your plan and offer suggestions.
  • Developing a network of peers and coaches to support your efforts going forward.
  • Improved skills to manage your business.
  • A formal business plan that you can use to manage your business and potentially use to support a funding request.

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August 17, 2021
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Conneaut Public Library
304 Buffalo St
Conneaut,, OH 44030 United States
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