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ISBDC Announces Small Business Offerings for May

[Tuesday, May 06, 2014]
     

Find out if your social media campaign is working with a new seminar, Measuring Social Media Results, offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at McHenry County College. Other popular seminar topics in May include how to start a business and how to write a business plan.

Registration is underway for the following seminars in May:

Tuesday, May 6

6 to 8 p.m.

Starting a Business in Illinois: This two-hour seminar is a must for pre-venture entrepreneurs considering starting a business in Illinois. Multiple aspects of business ownership will be discussed including the legal aspects of starting a business in Illinois, the importance of your business plan and handouts regarding agencies to contact. Fee: $25.

Wednesday, May 14

6 to 8 p.m.

Measuring Social Media Results

How do you know if your social media campaigns are working? Businesses want healthy response and results for their marketing hour and dollar investments. In this session we will cover capturing, measuring and using results of social media marketing to improve and deploy for better results. Fee: $35.

Tuesday, May 20

6 to 8 p.m.

Business Planning Essentials

Whether your business is going out for capital or is simply looking to drive a greater margin, a business plan is essential. Learn what to include in a good business plan and the method to project your cash flow. Learn what to include in the narrative and financials achieving your company's goals and objectives. Find out what your banker feels is a must have for your business plan. Fee: $35.

All classes are held at the Shah Center. The McHenry County College Shah Center is located at 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry, near Centegra Hospital. For more information or to register, contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center at (815) 455-6098.

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