Starting Your Business 101 Workshop Series

Asian Women In Business is once again holding its informative four (4) part series, Starting Your Business 101, an essential how-to guide for budding entrepreneurs and existing small business owners. The classes will be held at Microsoft, Midtown Manhattan location.

  • March 6, 2012, Tuesday 
    Writing a Business Plan (6:00-8:30pm)
 
Writing a business plan is the only way to get started.  Come learn from industry experts what the elements of an effective plan are.  You will realize the importance of strategic planning and leave with essential research tools and resources to establish your own business goals.
 
  • March 13, 2012, Tuesday 
    Legal Structures, Taxes & Record Keeping (6:00-8:30pm)
 
This informational class will help you navigate the legal structures you need to succeed by discovering what is available and what is best for your business.  You will learn the essentials of cash flow, balance sheets, record keeping, taxes, and even the best software for your small business needs.
 
  • March 20, 2012, Tuesday 
    Marketing - On and Offline Strategies (6:00-8:30pm)
 
Create an effective marketing plan by outsmarting your competitors and effectively targeting your niche market.  Learn how to use social media to find the customers that will help your business grow.  It is possible to work within your budget to design the right promotions for your business.  Learn it all in this short 2.5 hour class.
 
  • March 27, 2012, Tuesday 
    Financing and Risk Management (6:00-8:30pm)
 
Here you will learn all you need to know about loans, investments, credit lines, SBA guarantees, and alternative financing.  Our industry expert will also teach you how to identify, assess, and prioritize your risk through proven risk management strategies.