Mondays and Thursdays at 6 pm, beginning Monday, January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

Simple Steps 1: Starting Your Business

This workshop is part of the five-part STEPS for Starting Your Business series. This first module will introduce you to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, differing business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations and more.

Simple Steps 2: Starting Your Business – The Business PLAN

January 16, 2020

This workshop will provide the basics of getting your ideas on paper to achieve your entrepreneurial dream. A good business plan starts with your vision and ends with financial analysis, pricing, and sales and marketing strategies. You will receive key insights through interaction and fellow entrepreneurs and SCORE mentors; learn about tools, templates, and SCORE resources.

Benjamin Hooks Library | 3030 Poplar Ave., | 1st Floor – Meeting Room C

Title: Top HR Issues Business Owners Face and How to Solve Them

Friday, 09/13/19 and Friday, 09/20/19, 6:00 -7:30 PM – Memphis Central Library

3030 Poplar Ave. 38111 | First Floor

Synopsis:

HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This seminar will address some of the most critical areas, particularly to avoid needless HR-related fines, penalties or lawsuits. We’ll also address complex HR issues and provide strategies you can follow.

Presenter: LaDeidra Penn

Small Business Start-Up
Date: Thursday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: City of Memphis Business Development Center – 555 Beale St.
Presenter: TSBDC Staff
This introductory course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. This session helps aspiring entrepreneurs asses their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services.
Developing a Business Plan Part I – Narrative
Date: Thursday, June 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: City of Memphis Business Development Center – 555 Beale St.
Presenters: TSBDC Staff 
Suggested Pre-requisite(s): Small Business Start-Up
This workshop will help you gain insights on why a business plan is important and the preparation needed to begin writing it. Major narrative components of a business plan will be discussed as well as resources provided to help you create a successful plan. Business plan financial projections are not covered in this training.
Developing a Business Plan Part II – Financial Projections
Date: Thursday, June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: City of Memphis Business Development Center – 555 Beale St.
Presenter: TSBDC Staff
Suggested Pre-requisite(s) Small Business Start-Up & Developing a Business Plan Part I – Narrative
This workshop will help empower you to prepare your projected financials and will review the Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Balance Sheet. Each attendee is requested to bring a completed start-up cost summary.

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Memphis Black Restaurant Week allows Memphians to support minority owned eateries. Lunch will be two courses for $15.00 and dinner will be three courses for $25.00.

http://www.blackrestaurantweek.com #‎MBRW16‬ ‪#‎SupportBlack‬

 

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IF YOU CAN SAVE $1,000, WE WILL MATCH YOUR SAVINGS WITH AN ADDITIONAL $2,000 TO HELP YOU PURCHASE A HOME, COMPUTER, OPEN A SMALL BUSINESS OR FURTHER YOUR EDUCATION. 

Introducing  THE SAVE UP PROGRAM

An asset-building Program sponsored by the RISE Foundation

You may qualify if you are employed and on Section 8 through MHA, or if you are employed and eligible to file for Earned Income Tax Credits.  You must meet RISE qualification guidelines.

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED AT THE ORIENTATION SESSION

WHEN:    Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 5:45 pm

WHERE:    RISE FOUNDATION 

2650 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2400, Memphis, TN  38118

 CALL (901) 507-8884 to RSVP AND (901) 507-8883 TO LISTEN TO  A DETAILED OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM.