Registration is now open for a free How to Start a Business workshop set for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Small Business Development Center, 103 W. Pine St., Georgetown.
The content is for people wondering if they have what it takes to start their own business, or those who have entrepreneurial ideas but need assistance or financing to make them happen. Although the program is free, space is limited and preregistration is required.
“September is the perfect time to get started on your small business idea,” said David Root, director of the Small Business Development Center in Sussex County. “Vacations are over, the kids are back in school, so there should be time to focus on turning your idea into a reality.”
The workshop is intended to help participants decide if they are conceptually, physically and financially ready to start a business. Workshop topics will include exploring whether a particular business is the right one to start; risks involved in starting a business; types of business formation; licenses, legal and accounting issues; how to develop a business plan; creating a business timeline; and what business resources are available.
For more information or to register, go to www.DelawareSBDC.org or call 302-856-1555.