The School of Extended Learning and The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University and the School of Extended Learning is pleased to offer Small Business Development courses at Governors State University.

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  • Starting a Business in Illinois

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    Course offerings for Starting a Business in Illinois

    Starting a Business in Illinois

    Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    Time: 9-11am
    Room:TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484 
    Cost: Free

    Description: This seminar will help those interested in starting a business understand what is required in order to start a business in the state of Illinois. Basics of business plan, Licensing, and financing will all be covered. Join us for one of these sessions.

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    Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 

    Time: 9-11am
    Room:TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484 
    Cost: Free

    Description: This seminar will help those interested in starting a business understand what is required in order to start a business in the state of Illinois. Basics of business plan, Licensing, and financing will all be covered. Join us for one of these sessions.

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  • Funding Your Business with a Microloan

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    Funding Your Business with a Microloan

    Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Time: 9-11am
    Room:TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484
    Cost: Free

    Learn about alternative financing options for your business. Join us for this seminar sponsored by Accion to learn how to qualify for a loan up to $20,000 as a start-up business or up to a $50,000 as an established business.

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  • Getting Your Business Plan Done

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    Getting Your Business Plan Done

     

    Dates: Tuesdays, August 26 - September 16, 2014
    Time: 8:30 - 10:30am
    Room: TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484
    Cost: $99

     
    Description: Join us for this 4-week series as we outline the steps to writing a business plan. All sections of the plan including marketing strategy, the financial Plan projections, and executive summary will be covered. Participants will have a business plan completed by the end of the series.

    Course Number: CE-SBD01-01 

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  • Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

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    Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

    Day: Thursday, November 13, 2014
    Time: 8 am to 2:30 pm
    Room: CPA - Center for Preforming Arts
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484
    Cost: Free to Veterans ($40 non-vets)

    Please join us for this one day intensive seminar with general and breakout sessions on a wide range of topics for starting or growing your business. Breakfast and lunch are included.

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