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January 9, 2013

LSBDC at ULM hosts workshop to help aspiring entrepreneurs Jan. 17

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana Monroe will hold this year’s first “Starting & Financing a Business Workshop” on Thursday, Jan. 17.

The session, which is free, will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., in Hemphill Hall, Room 133.

Hemphill Hall is located at 3810 Northeast Dr.

This workshop is highly recommended for individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business ideas, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about business planning. 

Topics of discussion will include: entrepreneurship readiness; business plan writing; sources of funds for start-up and expansion; small business resources; and required licenses.

To preregister visit: or call 318-342-1224.

For more information about the LSBDC, visit or call 318-342-1224.

About Louisiana Small Business Development Center
Designated and funded as the state’s principal provider of small business assistance by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at ULM is the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost.

Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses.

LSBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development, and participating universities.

All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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