New business and pre-venture

A page within Small Business Development Center (SBDC)


The First Steps to Starting a Business class is part of the Business Basics series -  This workshop is designed for new entrepreneurs.  In a small group setting, you will review the basics of going into business and identify your next steps in areas of marketing, finance, and business plan development. 

Business Plan Checklist [.DOC] - A key list of questions and guidelines for preparing a business plan.

Business Plan Template [.DOC] - A template to start writing a business plan.

Business Start-Up Regulations [.DOC]  A comprehensive list of regulatory resources for business start-ups.

Timeline for Starting a Business [.DOC] - A guideline and framework for budgeting time to lay a solid foundation for a new business.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Online - A wealth of information for  starting and managing a business.  For online classes, check out the Learning Center.