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Five Ways to Double Your Profits
Back by popular demand! The 5 Ways helps you and your team measure your actual results and progress as often as you need. It is the basis of a dash board that will focus everyone on retaining your best customers as well as the new customers you are targeting. The 5 Ways will also allow you to clearly see the progress on revenues and profits and help you decide which activities are impacting the key numbers in your Profit & Loss Statement.
October 3, 2014, 8am-10am
Dennis Willis, ActionCoach
Boots to Business
(Veteran Entrepreneur Training)
November 18-19, 2014
Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the SBDC. This two day curriculum provides valuable assistance to veterans and their families exploring self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan. This program is valuable to veterans who are thinking of starting a business or already own a business and want to develop their business acumen. Participants are also introduced to SBDC and SBA resources available to help assess start-up capital and additional technical assistance. This program is available free of charge to service members, spouses and their dependents.
Presented by Earl Gregorich, SBDC Wright State Director
The Ohio Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide a high-impact, front-line program designed to facilitate small business growth, job creation and access to capital. SBDCs provide confidential one-to-one business advising at no cost, management training and education programs, and technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Ohio SBDC Network also includes the specialty programs –International Trade Assistance Centers (ITAC) and Manufacturing and Technology and Technology Small Business Development Centers (MTSBDC). Each center is staffed with highly-trained, industry experts to assist the local small business community with growth strategies.
The Ohio SBDC is the only statewide system that works with entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages of business growth. Through access to a wide range of services and resources, the SBDC meets the needs of the experienced and the prospective small business owner at his/her level of sophistication helping transition to the next level of business insight and understanding growth.
The Ohio SBDC Network provides assistance in:
- Access to Capital (business loan assistance)
- Buying or Selling a Business
- Management and HR
- Business Plan Development
- Government Contracting
- Marketing Research and Strategies
- Strategic Planning
- and more…
Please click here to become registered with our Center.
Services for Established Business Owners
Step 1 Click here to register with our Center
Step 2 Call 440-366-4370, or email LorainSBDC@lorainccc.edu to schedule an appointment
Step 3 Click here to view and register for upcoming workshops and seminars designed for established companies
**New workshops are added to our schedule every month
Pre-Venture and Early Start-Up Services
Step 1 Click here to register with our Center
Step 2 Register for and attend two workshops specially designed to help early entrepreneurs through the basics. These two workshops (Business Start-Up Basics I and II) are pre-requisites to scheduling business advising sessions with SBDC Counselors
- Click here to view schedule
- Click here to register for Business Start-Up Basics Workshops I and/or II
If you have ever attended LCCC, you may also be eligible to receive assistance from Blackstone Launchpad. For more information, visit www.lorainccc.edu/blackstone.
Step 3 Once you have attended both Business Basics I and II classes and are ready to schedule your first business advising session, please contact us at 440-366-4370 or LorainSBDC@lorainccc.edu . We will respond within three days with appointment options. We appreciate your patience.
Additional Services and Programs
FEBE3: Fostering Entrepreneurial Business Education
Blackstone LaunchPad, GLIDE and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free networking group every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m., in LCCC's Desich Business and Entrepreneurship Center beginning July 10, 2013. The group is open to all and will include a presentation from a local resource or entrepreneur. Participants will have an opportunity to meet with other entrepreneurs and network with other students and alumni.
Dunkin Donuts will provide free coffee.
Click here to learn more and to register.
If you have ever attended LCCC, you may also be eligible to receive assistance from the Blackstone Launchpad! For more information, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/blackstone
and other helpful links
Business Basics I PowerPoint
Business Basics II PowerPoint
Business Basics III PowerPoint
SBA New Business and Startup Initiatives
Ohio Secretary of State
LCCC Campus Map
|| The Small Business Development Cented of Ohio (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. For arrangements, call the Ohio SBDC at 440-366-4370.|