Events

Small Business Bootcamp

Monthly: For specific time and location call Grayson SBDC office at 903-463-8787 as dates, times and locations vary month to month.

Fee: No Charge

Class Description: Basic workshop on starting a new business in Grayson County or Fannin County. Workshop covers feasibility, business plan preparation, choosing a legal entity, sources of capital, licenses and permits, how to prepare a business plan and how to estimate start up and operating costs. Pre-registration is required. To register call 903-463-8787 .


How to Start and Operate a Small Business in North Texas

January 12, 2016
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm for 8 weeks
Location: Grayson College, Denison

Fee: $99.00 (Includes all materials)

Class Description: This class provides an in-depth study of the process of starting and operating a small business. Topics include feasibility of starting a business, risk management (insurance, etc.), selecting the legal form of business, planning for tax issues, preparing a business plan or loan proposal, how to finance the new business, basic marketing for small businesses, basic recordkeeping for business. Last class is an overview of the entire process, including a startup checklist, various registrations and forms, business opportunities and on-going free assistance available to small business owners REGISTRATION must be completed prior to the first class session. Contact the Grayson SBDC office at 903-463-8787.


How to Start a Home Based Business

This class will be offered in three locations.
February 2, 2016, 1:00-3:00 pm in Bonham
February 11, 2016, 1:00-3:00 in Van Alstyne
February 25, 2016, 10:00-Noon in Denison

Fee: No Charge

Class Description: This class is an overview of the basic steps to starting a home based business in Texas. Topics include determining feasibility, legal requirements, free or low cost marketing, financial record keeping, tax issues and growth strategies. Pre-registration is required. To register call the Grayson SBDC office at 903-463-8787 .