|September 8, 2012|
|6:30 pm||to||9:00 pm|
Tuesday September 18, 2012
Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation will conduct its annual Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) beginning Tuesday September 18, 2012. The 15-week training curriculum is designed to provide current and future business owners with the skills and knowledge that are critical to produce an effective business plan and operate a successful business.
This intensive, hands-on course will provide entrepreneurs with skills and knowledge that are critical to producing a good business plan and operating a successful business. The program accommodates the beginning entrepreneur as well as more experienced business people who wish to refine their skills. Participants will receive 60 hours of classroom instruction and additional one-to-one technical assistance from BEDC staff and consultants.
The EAP Fall Program consists of 15 evening sessions starting September 18, 2012 and running through December18, 2012. Core curriculum classes run from 6:30 -9:30 PM, and other supplemental sessions are provided. The cost of the program is $200 ($100 for materials and $100 for instruction). Classes will be held in Fulton/Tactic Rooms of the Downtown Brooklyn Sheraton/Aloft Hotel at 216 Duffield Street , accessible to public transportation and parking.
Program Topics Include:
o Developing a Marketing Plan and conducting market research
o Pricing and Promotion Strategies
o Determining the right Legal Structure for your business
o Preparing financial statements, including Cash Flows, Balance Sheets, and Profit & Loss Statements
o Obtaining banks loans and other financing
o Internal Controls: Accounting, Record-keeping and Operations
o Negotiations and Contract Management
o Managing Growth and maximizing profit
Seating is limited. Advance registration is required: http://bedceap-eivtefrnd.eventbrite.com/