If you have ever thought about starting your own business whether it is a home based business or you are thinking about striking it out on your own, then the University of South Florida has a course for you. USF Small Business Development Center on Channelside Drive has a class on 13 March called “Starting Your Business”. From how to determine feasibility and legal structure to the type of license you will need, this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started. If you’ve been thinking of striking it on your own, then this is a great opportunity to start exploring how to do. Whether you want to go all out and be your own boss or want to start a business while you have another job, the time is now to start the research. Most small businesses fail within 6 months of starting, so do the research and make sure to get some good advice and well as know what sort of capital you will need to keep your business going. Find out what kinds of licenses you need, how to market your business, and why you need a business plan. A business can cost a significant amount of money and also a significant amount of emotional capital. The business plan can provide an owner a new perspective and help mitigated any risks. The business plan is not just for banks and investors but also supplies you with a blueprint of succeeding in business. The plan provides you with the direction of your company and is a guidepost for your employees too. Cost of this course is $25 and you sign up online.
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