The Start Smart workshop will answer questions including:
How much money will you need to start and run the business until it is profitable?
What are your options for getting money for your business?
What do you need to do to legally launch your business licenses, taxes and other issues?
How will you market your business?
The practical and interactive workshop will help you save time and money by planning ahead. Participants will develop an action plan and receive a step-by-step workbook.
The 2 ½ hour workshop will be at the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr., Richland. Registration costs $25 for up to two people. Pre-register online at http://www.tricity.wsu.edu/links or call 372-7101.
The Start Smart workshop is repeated the second Monday of each month the next three are scheduled for July 11, Aug. 8 and Sept. 12. Start Smart is co-sponsored by the Small Business Development Center/Columbia Basin College, SCORE, and the four Chambers of Commerce.
WSU Tri-Cities is located along the scenic Columbia River in Richland, Wash. Established in 1989 with upper division and graduate programs, WSU Tri-Cities expanded in 2007 to a four-year undergraduate campus offering 17 bachelor’s, 14 master’s and seven doctoral degrees. Learn more about the most diverse campus in the WSU system at www.tricity.wsu.edu