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SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center
The Entrepreneurs Center
Dayton

Phone: 937-281-0118
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Center Director: Pat Newcomb

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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Events

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Thursday, May 08, 2014 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recordkeeping for a Small Business workshop provides an overview of record keeping and is designed to help participants understand how record keeping can benefit their small business. Come learn the ways businesses keep vital records of their activities and track their day-to-day transactions in traditional accounting. Understand the structure, content, and application of a variety of recordkeeping forms and accounting methods. We’ll explore the differences and connections between recordkeeping, accounting, and financial management and learn about the requirements of a recordkeeping system. We’ll discuss the sources of documentation: income, purchases and business expenses. Some of the challenges we’ll cover include separation of business and personal finances; bank and credit card account reconciliation; petty cash, and purchase authorization.
Speaker: Presenter: Adrienne Heard, CBA.

Marketing Planning

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Understanding the market that your business serves is critical to success. Who are your target customers? Who are your competitors? How large is the market? Come learn how to find out the answers with Jeffery Fortescue, Business Specialist at the Dayton Metro Library. Jeff will teach us to use the Library’s resources to: • Identify consumer lifestyles, demographics and product usage - target markets • Find market overviews, market size, and segments • Analyze the competition • Find market share data and other industry statistics • Search for articles in business journals, magazines, newspapers and other Resources Take away tips that will help you provide a clear description of the opportunity for your product or service. The seminar is free however pre-registration is REQUIRED at www.entrepreneurohio.org or by calling the SBDC at TEC at 937-281-0118
Speaker: Jeffery Fortescue Business Specialist, Dayton Metro Library

Legal Issues

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Register to join us as we explore the legal issues you need to know to start your business out right! We'll cover how to set up your business, the legal and accounting topics that are crucial to all small business owners as well as what type of insurance is right for your business. Human Resources topics include Workers Compensation, payroll taxes, and the difference between an employee and a contractor.
Speaker: To be announced

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The New Business Information Session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.
Speaker: Pat Newcomb, Certified Business Advisor

Marketing Planning

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
For those who are familiar with research, but are just not sure how to apply the know-how in the business context this seminar is for you! Come join Jeffery Fortescue, Business Specialist, Dayton Metro Library as he teaches business owners how to use the Dayton Metro Library resources to get answers to key questions. We’ll dig a little deeper into tools like Business Source Premier, Reference USA and The U.S Census to help you study your industry, your customers, and your competition. Free as well as more expensive research tools will be explored. The seminar is free but pre-registration is REQUIRED at www.entrepreneurohio.org or by calling The Ohio SBDC at TEC at 937-281-0118.
Speaker: Jeffery Fortescue, Business Specialist, Dayton Metro Library

Access to Capital

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This third Session in our series deals with the all important question of How do I fund my business? Topics and speakers will explain Bootstrapping and other non-credit forms of funding; what banks need from business borrowers; how the SBA works with banks and community development organizations; community loan programs; micro-lending and microenterprise financing plus much more.
Speaker: To Be Announced

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The New Business Information Session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.
Speaker: Pat Newcomb, Certified Business Advisor
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Location

714 E. Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1382

Phone: 937-281-0118
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