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.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Oakland County and SCORE host January workshops

SCORE Detroit hosts workshopsDetroit SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” Chapter 18 and the SBA Michigan District Office, in cooperation with Oakland County are hosting a series of workshops for small business. To register for these sessions, call 313-226-7947.
“Could I...Should I Start My Own Business?” is 8:45 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. ,5 at Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield. The cost is $10 in advance.
“Improve Your Odds When Seeking a Small Business Loan” is 8:45 a.m. to noon Thurs., Jan. 6, at Oakland County EOB Bldg. 41 West, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. The cost is $20 in advance.
“Planning Your Own Business” is 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Southfield Public Library. The cost is $45 in advance.

Oakland County holds January business workshops
Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to attend seminars offered by the Oakland County Business Center at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. For pre-registration, visit, or call 248-858-0783.
Small Business Loan Workshop, including how to develop a winning loan proposal presented by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Oakland County Business Center is 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Jan. 6. The cost is $20 per person, make checks payable to S.C.O.R.E. Pre-registration is required, call 248-858-0783.
Pre-business research workshop is 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11. This workshop is free, pre-registration is required.
Fundamentals of Starting a Business is 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 13. The fee is $30.

AwesomeU! presents monthly résumé workshop
“Bacon, Eggs & Résumés! 2011 Resume Workshop Series” presented by AwesomeU! is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Hilton Garden-Inn/Southfield, 26000 American Drive, Southfield. The workshop offers interview tips and a professionally prepared résumé. The cost is $50 each. For information, visit or call 248-875-2583.

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