Friday, June 10, 2016

So You Want to Start a Business Workshop

So You Want to Start a Business Workshop
Tuesday, June 21, 6-8 p.m.
Free program. Registration required.

This free workshop is designed as the first step in the SCORE counseling process for clients who are planning to start a new business for the first time, but have not yet taken concrete steps to proceed.  Topics covered include discussion of the client’s motivation for starting a business, self-assessment of entrepreneurial qualities and a review of resources required. Other business considerations, such as starting a new business or buying an existing business, home-based versus outside location and sole ownership versus partnership are discussed.  After completing the workshop and when ready to proceed, clients will be assigned to a SCORE counselor to begin the one-on-one counseling process.   

Instructor: Tom Kelley

Tom Kelley is a former management consultant, investment banker and business broker, and has owned a number of small businesses, individually and in partnership.   He has experience in the health care, education and real estate fields and has directed many project activities in these areas.  He has a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech, and was licensed as a CPA in Georgia.  His areas of specialization include financial planning and management, small business ownership and management and structuring business buy/sell transactions.