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Basis of a Successful Enterprise (B.A.S.E.) Business Startup Workshop

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

About this Event: B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

• How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
• Legal Business Structures
• Tax Requirements
• How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
• How to Write a Business Plan
• Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors from the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality?

Speaker: Michael Bowers, MPA, CBA

Michael Bowers is a Business Advisor and Director for the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Columbus State Community College. The primary focus of the SBDC is to support prospective and existing entrepreneurs as they seek to start and grow businesses in Central Ohio.

Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from the University of North Alabama and a Master’s in Public Administration from The Ohio State University. Michael is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Public Administration from Liberty University.

Michael has worked with entrepreneurs and small business owners for over 30 years, 20 of which have been in Columbus leading the SBDC. He has a diverse business skill set with experience in banking, private equity, strategic planning, leadership, and public sector management.

Michael is the lead instructor for the Basis of A Successful Enterprise (B.A.S.E) business startup training, as well as the host of the Small Business Breakthroughs YouTube series.

Moderator: Bruce Walters, MS, CBA

Bruce is a Certified Business Advisor for the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College, where he manages the intake process for new clients, and provides marketing, operations, and general advising services for established businesses. Bruce’s experience is predominately in insurance, human resources, entertainment, and non-profit administration. Bruce holds an associate degree in art from City College of San Francisco, a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of California Berkeley, and a master’s degree in marketing and communications from Franklin University.

Details

Date:
July 10
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://clients.ohiosbdc.ohio.gov/workshop.aspx?ekey=11440002

Organizer

Ohio SBDC