The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Business start-up workshop
Pre-Business Research Workshop/FastTrac is 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2 at Oakland County Business Center MI-SBTDC, Executive Office Building, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. For those thinking of starting their own business who want to research their business idea? For new business owners who wants to understand which research sources to use for a business plan or loan proposal, and where to find the information needed. Attendees will also receive an orientation to the FastTrac NewVenture program. This makes them eligible to receive a scholarship to the next 10 week program. The scholarship reduces the cost of FastTrac NewVenture from $700 to just $140. Pre-Registration is advised. Seating is limited. Call 248-858-0783. For other workshops offered by Oakland County Business Center, visit oakgov.com/peds/calendar.