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SBDC at Wright State University
Rike Hall

Phone: 937-775-3487
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District Director: Earl Gregorich

Comprehensive business management and education services.
Free, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling and low- or no-cost training.

  • Strategic Planning
  • eCounseling
  • Technical Assistance
  • Quality-Based Assessments
  • Information about Federal, State and Local Programs
  • Loan Packaging Assistance

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Business Planning

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Do you have it all figured out? The idea is rock solid, the funding is ready and the sales plan is poised to be launched... Really? If you are in business or looking to start a business, you have to have a plan. Without it, you significantly reduce your chance of success. Whether you need a business plan to find funding or just get your company organized, you will find this seminar invaluable to your planning process.
Speaker: Earl Gregorich, CBA

Cash Flow Analysis & Management

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
There is still money in the checkbook so we must still be in business!” Ever hear someone say that? Do you know what your profit margin is? Net profit or gross profit? What about your break even point? What does the bank see when they look at your financials? All these questions and more will be addressed in this class. You must have an intimate understanding of the numbers behind your business to succeed. Join us in this session to learn more about the following areas: - The key financial documents - Managing cash-flow, a primer - Calculating your break-even point - Assess your business health with ratios - How to plan for good times and bad

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
So, you want to start a business! This course will provide valuable resources needed to get your business up and running. Getting started in business can be a daunting task and the forms, rules and regulations are not so clear for the new entrepreneur. By taking this course, you will be able to gain an understanding of the basic steps to start a business and move on to more specific one-on-one counseling sessions. Learn more about the following areas: - Business name registration - Legal business structures (LLC, Inc., etc.) - Vendors Licenses - Federal Employer ID Number (EIN) - Employer responsibilities - Business Taxes
Speaker: Kim Woodbury, SBDC Counselor

Business Planning

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Understanding your market, competition and industry is crucial in business planning! This workshop will explore the types of information you need and how to find and/or gather it. This workshop is a must for any start-up or existing business owner as part of the planning process. Topics included are: - Ways to Gather Primary Data - Sources of Secondary Research - Search Tips - Google Alerts
Speaker: Kim Woodbury, SBDC Counselor


Wednesday, July 08, 2015 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
WordPress is a low cost, easy to use, menu driven software package that small businesses can use to establish their websites. In this class, SBDC Director, Earl Gregorich will give steps to set up your WordPress site. Things covered will be: - How to set up hosting to support WordPress (Paid and Free Options) - Explanation of the Blog/non-Blog concept, how to implement blogs into marketing strategy - Design, layout and user-friendly formatting with a focus on search engine optimization (SEO) - Detailed, hands-on use of WordPress software to build a basic website or event support site - Discussion of eCommerce options for WordPress - Incorporation of Google calendar and Google forms in WordPressdesign - Social media usage within your WordPress blog
Speaker: Earl Gregorich, CBA
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