Those thinking about starting a business, or who have recently started one, are encouraged to attend a free “Fundamentals of Starting a Business” workshop offered by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center.
This two-hour introductory seminar covers readiness to be in business, market research and will provide information and tools to start writing a business plan.
The following classes are scheduled in Flint: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17; 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2; 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 21; 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 8; and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20. The following are scheduled in Lapeer at MCC: 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan, 23; 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13 and 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 12. Attendees must register in advance for the free seminar at www.misbtdc.org or call 810-762-9660. Search the “Business Startup” topic and find “Fundamentals of Starting a Business.”