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October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. This course will help you understand all the steps involved in starting a business, from testing the feasibility of your business idea and developing a business plan to ensuring your business is registered with the right agencies.
Time: 6:00PM Pacific / 7:00PM Mountain / 8:00PM Central / 9:00PM Eastern
ABOUT YOUR PRESENTERS:
Lynn Wilson (Cherokee) serves as the Microenterprise Development Specialist for the IDRS Acorn Project. She has championed small businesses and entrepreneurs for 16 years working with tribal communities across Indian Country. Lynn’s work has focused on entrepreneurial training, business counseling, economic and demographic and social research related to economic development. For nine years she taught part-time for the School of Business and Technology at Rogers State University and she most recently joined the staff at IAIA teaching Advanced Entrepreneurship under the Business and Entrepreneurship certificate program. Lynn received her M.B.A and Professional Certification in Entrepreneurship from Cameron University and is a certified market research specialist through the National Center for Economic Gardening. She lives in Claremore, OK with her husband Clint (also a citizen of Cherokee Nation) and their two sons, Chandler and Quinton.
Bruce Bishline (Cherokee)
This workshop is sponsored, in part, by the USDA Rural Development, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, Small Business Administration, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, and the MUFG Union Bank Foundation.