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JumpStart - Before You Start

Tue 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

If you're registering for the entire series, use the series page at for a discount on your registration. Before You Start is a three-hour workshop to help you become thoroughly familiar with the fundamentals of self-employment/business ownership and begin work on the transition from employee to business owner. In the Before You Start workshop you will: Assess yourself personally, financially, and in relation to starting your own business. • Evaluate your business idea. • Learn the pros and cons of self-employment. • Learn how to identify business opportunities. • Learn how to make the transition from job holder to business owner. • Identify steps and resources to make your dream a reality. This workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. Register here and on the other workshop pages to pick and choose the workshops that most interest you, or register for the entire series for a discount at the JumpStart series page. The JumpStart Series workshops: • Before You Start – July 23, 2019 - learn how to move from employee to business owner • Market Research – July 30, 2019 - teaches how to assess the feasibility of your business ideas • Financial Analysis – August 6, 2019 - provides financial basics critical to business success • The Business Plan – August 13, 2019 - helps business owners plan for growth and profitability • Business Launch – August 20, 2019 - understand the legal, financial, insurance, employment and tax requirements Limited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office for a financial aid application. Course fees are non-refundable. Registration: 5:45 Class: 6:00 - 9:00

Fee: $ 35.00

This required fee holds your place in the class and is non-refundable. Limited financial assistance is available to those who qualify; complete the linked application before registering.

Phone: 215-790-9232


Women's Business Enterprise Center (WBEC-East)
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1124 Philadelphia, PA, 19107