Apr
25
Thu
Is Small Business Ownership Right for You? @ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Description

In this 60-minute workshop we review the different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want – including starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business and buying a franchise. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each and help you decide what option is right for you!

You will learn:

  • Why business ownership? Why now?

  • Risks and rewards that come along with being your own boss

  • Advantages and disadvantages of starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business and buying a franchise

  • The different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want

  • Franchising myths and misconceptions

  • How to diversify your investment portfolio through business ownership

  • The reality of creating an asset for your future through a business

  • Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family

Sponsored by SJPL Works Business & Career

Free. No registration required but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Apr
30
Tue
Road Map to Entrepreneurship: Build, Buy or Franchise? @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us as we break down the realities and opportunities in business/franchise ownership. 

This workshop is for you if you find yourself asking:

  • Would I be happy being in business for myself? 
  • Is now the time for me to make a career change? 
  • What are my viable options? 
  • How do I minimize my risk and optimize my chances for success?
  • What is the realistic cost and time commitment?

Learning Outcomes:

  • How Small Business Ownership allows you to take control of your future, your earnings and your life.
  • The different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want.
  • How to diversify your investment portfolio through business ownership.
  • The differences between starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business, and buying a franchise.
  • The reality of creating an asset for your future through a business.
  • The financing options available to you (ie. SBA Loans, Credit Lines, Private Equity, 401K Rollovers, etc.).
  • How to assess the risk involved in business ownership vs. a traditional career path.