Interested in starting your own business? Enrollment is now open for free business start-up classes scheduled to begin in September.
The eight-week, 60-hour program begins Monday, Sept. 17. Classes will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Ibero-Waverly office located at 106 Chemung St. in Waverly through late October. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited.
The program will cover business plan writing, understanding your customer and competition, financing, cash flow, marketing, taxes and other aspects of running a small business.
Guest instructors with a variety of expertise, participate in the program. Anyone who has considered starting a business is eligible for the class.
Graduation certificates are provided at the completion of the class and may be useful if participants are seeking to attract investors. One-on-one assistance in completing your business plan is also provided.
The Entrepreneurial Assistance Program is a partnership between New York State’s Empire State Development and Ibero-American Action League.
To reserve your spot, call (607) 249-6193.