Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF) with partners Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, Louisiana Department of Economic Development invite you to sharpen your business skills through the first Creating Profits with Passion Boot Camp! Develop Strategies and learn best practices for building a successful Cultural Business. This 12-hour (four 3 hour sessions) boot camp is specifically designed for small businesses in the Creative Industries. All businesses MUST be SEBD certified to participate. This simple online process can be completed at ledsmallbiz.com. Information on SEBD eligibility, how to get started, and next steps are also available there. Free SEBD Certification Workshops are also available on November 3rd and November 10th. Visit www.lsbdc.org event page for registration. Sessions take place on, October 3rd, 5th, 10th and 12th. All four sessions include lunches. Remember to bring a laptop! Session 1 - SEBD Certification - T.Langlois 10-11AM Learn about SEBD Certification and how you can use it to grow your business! Session 1.1 – How do you make money? - Presented by Richard Melancon, CPA (1) Evaluating your business model – what are you selling? (2) Will you need staff, what will they cost and what will they do? (3) How will you fund your growth, internal or external sources?
Speaker(s): Tina Langlois, MPH, MBA International Trade Consultant, ASBDC Greater New Orleans and Bayou Region Richard Melancon, CPA LSBDC Business Consultant
Co-Sponsor(s): Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, Downtown Development District, Capital One Bank, Entergy, Louisiana Department of Economic Development,
Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation 938 Lafayette Street, Suite 418 New Orleans, LA 70113 (504) 895-2800
Fee: No Cost