Selected Community Events


Launch a Small Business

Feb 12, 2013 6-9 p.m.

Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 23122 Whitehall Road, Independence 54747
Entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners are invited to attend our “Launch a Small Business” training on Tuesday, February 12th. The training will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 23122 Whitehall Road, Independence. Tuition is $29 for individuals and class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.

This training will include the fundamentals of small business and building your business plan, covering topics such as business feasibility, market identification, customer and competitor analysis, advertising, developing a marketing plan, identifying your supply chain, and performing your own SWOT analysis. Participants will learn about the different types of business structures, creating financial forecasts, establishing an accounting process, and creating a business plan.

After the class, attendees may request free, one-on-one assistance from Western Dairyland’s Business Development Specialists delving deeper into the individual small business needs including preparing a business plan with financial forecasting to present to lenders.
Michelle Wanstead
715-836-7580 ext. 171