In Business : SEED workshops designed to help entrepreneurs
The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank will hold two free business workshops aimed at assisting new and existing entrepreneurs.
The first workshop, "Learn the Fundamentals in Planning, Preparing For, and Financing Your Business," is geared toward helping potential entrepreneurs evaluate and understand the fundamentals of owning one's own business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will also be provided with a free guide to writing a business plan and other materials. The workshop will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 am.
The second workshop, "Understanding the Purpose of Financial Statements and How They Can Help Determine the Health of Your Business," will help attendees understand a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate his or her business more efficiently. The workshop will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 pm
The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, Martha's Vineyard Commission, and SCORE (Service Corporation of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on Wednesday, April 14. Registration begins at 8 am. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees.
For more information, call Tamarah Barao at SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020 by April 9 to register for either or both sessions. For more information on SEED and its programs, visit www.seedcorp.com.