Free entrepreneurship training sessions begin September 8th in Altus

posted Aug 22, 2016, 8:55 AM by Mary Peck

A five-session entrepreneur training begins Thursday, September 8, for prospective, new and established business owners. Sessions are each week from 7–8:30 p.m. at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus and are free to the public. Participants need to register online at swoda.org/entrepreneurship-training.

The training is a special project the Economic Development Administration, South Western Oklahoma Development Authority, Southwest Technology Center and the Altus Chamber. Funding for the sessions is through a grant from the U. S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.

Topics for each session are as follows:

Thursday, September 8: Starting or growing your own business.

Thursday, September 15: Keys to writing a winning business plan and obtaining financing.

Thursday, September 22: Understanding finance and keeping smart records.

Thursday, September 29: Advertising on Social Media

Thursday, October 6: Customer Service, Training Your Staff, Balancing Personal and Work Time.

The Southwest Technology Center, 711 W Tamarack Rd, Altus, Oklahoma

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Sims, SWODA Workforce Development Board director, at (580) 562-4882 ext. 178 or email her at carol@swoda.org.