Small Business Development Center offers training for entrepreneurs
Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 19:09
The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU will offer potential entrepreneurs several training classes this month. Registration is required for all classes and every session is free for ETSU faculty, staff and students. The classes will be held at the ETSU Innovation Laboratory.
A free “Affordable Care Act Update” session on Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. will benefit small business owners. The Affordable Care Act will be effective this year, and many aspects of the new law are still unclear.
This workshop explains the changes, costs and the role of the business owner in the provisions of Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act.
“Writing Your Business Plan” will be held Sept. 18, from 9 a.m.-noon. The workshop will cover the components of a business plan, exercises to assist with the first steps and information about free personal coaching. There is a $20 fee for the class.
“Let’s Build It — Twitter” on Sept. 19, from 9 a.m.-noon, will take participants through the set-up process and functions for a Twitter business page. Laptops and Internet access will be provided. Enrollment is limited to 10.
The free workshop, “Twitter for Small Business,” on Sept. 24, from 9 a.m.-noon, will provide information on gaining a following, promoting a page, creating the perfect tweet, engaging and listening to followers and monitoring analytics.
For more information, contact Teresa Shipley at 423-439-8505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.