Small business program to begin September

The Washington County Local Development Corporation, Warren County LDC along with SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education, will be conducting the Fall 2013 series of the Microenterprise Assistance Small Business Program beginning Sept. 9, at the SUNY Adirondack campus in Washington Hall. The Course is held Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m.

This 10-week course is open to any prospective entrepreneur as well as existing small businesses (with ten or fewer employees) in our region. The program provides attendees with the resources to build or re-structure an effective business plan and covers other critical topics such as advertising, budgeting and bookkeeping, and legal issues, insurance requirements, taxes, permits, and financing strategies.

This course is designed to provide candidates with in-depth coverage of the business planning and operational process. Each session offers information relevant to building and utilizing an effective business plan.

Each session brings an area professional to the classroom to discuss best practices from his/her respective field.

The cost to participate in the program is $150. In addition to learning valuable start up and expansion information, completing this course qualifies candidates to apply for funding a start up business in Washington or Warren counties.

Contact SUNY Adirondack at 518-743-2238 to register for this class.

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