SCORE Business Planning Seminar Sept. 21
The local Sandhills Chapter of SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) continues its fall series with its "How To Write a Business Plan" seminar Tuesday, Sept. 21.
The seminar, to be held in Room 103 of Van Dusen Hall at Sandhills Community College, begins at 6 p.m.
Registration is required and may be done by calling (910) 695-3938 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. There will also be an opportunity for registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the seminar.
This seminar is a key element of the six-part "Business Basics" series jointly sponsored by SCORE and the Small Business Center of Sandhills Community College.
"A business plan is essential to building a solid business," a SCORE news release said. "It provides the 'road map' to keep the business on the road to success. It is also a requirement if the business will want to talk to a lender about financing. At these times excitement and optimism about the potential for success will not take the place of a carefully constructed business plan."
This seminar includes many real-world examples as well as take-home handouts and provides the equipment to make a good plan a winner.
"Failing to plan is planning to fail," SCORE said. "Improve the chances of success of your business by attending this seminar and using the concepts presented as well as the wealth of experience available from SCORE counselors."
SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit association of experienced business people who provide free, confidential business counseling to small business owners. The Sandhills Chapter is active in counseling, mentoring and presenting free business seminars.
Anyone wanting to speak to SCORE must register as a client at www.edmis-score.org/0364.
In addition to counseling by appointment, the Sandhills chapter has drop-in service, for those who have registered, from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays at the Moore County Chamber of Commerce building on U.S. 15-501 in Southern Pines. The phone number is (910) 692-3926.
More information on SCORE's counseling activity and a complete description of each seminar can be found at the Sandhills SCORE website, www.sandhillsscore.org.
More like this story