Friday, February 18, 2011

Center To Host Seminar About Starting A Business

If you are thinking of starting your own business, there is a lot you need to know. A free seminar that will be presented this month by the TTU Tennessee Small Business Development Center can help start you in the right direction.  “How to Start a Business” is the title of the seminar being presented from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at Vocational Rehab Building located at 955 E. 20th Street in Cookeville. Led by Vicki Henley, director of the TTU Small Business Development Center, the seminar will address topics of interest to potential entrepreneurs and new small business owners.  Those topics include business startup basics, business structures, challenges for startups, business planning, cash needs, financing options, and more.  Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by visiting the web site at or calling the TSBDC’s office at TTU at (931) 372-3292. The TSBDC is a community outreach initiative of TTU’s College of Business, and it is among a network that operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.