Small Business 101
Join our compact and insightful Small Business 101 workshop, a concise one-and-a-half-hour session designed to provide you with essential knowledge on starting your own business. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or exploring the possibility of starting a business, this workshop is perfect for you. Workshop Highlights: Entrepreneurship Readiness: Discover the key traits and mindset required for successful entrepreneurship. Learn how to assess your own skills, passions, and commitment to embark on the entrepreneurial journey. Feasibility of Your Idea: Gain insights into the process of evaluating the feasibility of your business idea. We'll explore methods for conducting market research, analyzing the target market, and determining if there is demand for your product or service. Securing Your Name: Understand the significance of selecting a strong and memorable business name. Learn how to conduct a thorough name search and secure your business name through trademark registration or other legal means. Legal Structures: Explore the different legal structures available for small businesses, such as sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and corporation. Understand the advantages, disadvantages, and legal requirements associated with each structure. Resources for Small Businesses: Discover an array of valuable resources available to small business owners. We'll cover government agencies, business support organizations, mentoring programs, and online platforms that provide guidance, networking opportunities, and financial assistance. Workshop Format: Our workshop is conducted online, allowing for flexibility and accessibility. By the end of the workshop, you'll have a solid foundation in entrepreneurship readiness, be equipped with the tools to evaluate your business idea, understand the importance of securing your business name, have a grasp of legal structures, and gain knowledge about valuable resources that can support your small business journey. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to kickstart your entrepreneurial dreams. Join us for Small Business 101 and take the first steps towards turning your idea into a thriving business!
Speaker(s): Lauren Titus Communications Specialist Louisiana Small Business Development Center
*Registration for this event is online or by calling 337-482-6312. **There is no charge for this event. ***You will be e-mailed the Zoom link to attend after you complete the registration.
Fee: No Cost