Jumpstart Your Business With Entrepreneurial Training   

Monticello, NY – The newest round of Entrepreneurial Training begins next week in Sullivan County. Classes are being held each Monday & Wednesday night, starting November 13, from 6-8 p.m. inside the Bridgeville offices of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development.

Tentative Schedule:
Class 1 – Monday, November 13: Small Business Basics
Class 2 – Wednesday November 15: Organizational Structure
Class 3 – Monday November 20: Market Analysis
Class 4 – Monday November 27: Marketing Plan & Advertising
Class 5 – Wednesday November 29: Writing your Business Plan
Class 6 – Monday, December 4: Writing your Business Plan
Class 7 – Wednesday December 6: Credit Scores & Financing your Business

Each session is taught by professionals with experience in that aspect of business, and participants receive individual coaching on their business plans throughout the course. The $100 fee offsets a fraction of the costs associated with the training.

“The classes we offer – taught by experienced professionals – give you the essentials to obtain financing and build a successful enterprise,” affirmed Division of Planning & Environmental Management Assistant Commissioner Jill M. Weyer.

The Entrepreneurial Training Program is coordinated by the Planning Division, the Partnership for Economic Development, the Industrial Development Agency, the Center for Workforce Development, and the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, who will also help participants identify and qualify for low-interest loans, subsidies and other forms of support.
This step-by-step, hands-on curriculum originated in 2012 and has helped such businesses as Java Love Coffee Roasters in White Lake, Main Street Farm in Livingston Manor, Nelly’s Latin Restaurant in Monticello, Sudsy Paws Pet Services in Wurtsboro, the Stickett Inn in Barryville, and Big Kev’s BBQ in Bethel (just recognized as one of the top barbecue destinations in the Northeast).

For more information, contact the Sullivan County Division of Planning at (845) 807-0527 or at planning@co.sullivan.ny.us.

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