Wednesday August 16, 2017

Next Small Business Training Class to Begin in September

Micro-Enterprise Program breeding ground for future area entrepreneurs



    For those interested in expanding or starting a small business in Oswego County, there is a small business training class scheduled to begin in September.

     

    The Oswego County Micro-Enterprise Small Business Training Program is scheduled to begin Sept. 11. The classes will be held at the Business Resource Center at 121 E. First St., Oswego, from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 11 through Sept. 15, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 16.

     

    The program provides a 24-hour small-business training program that covers such topics as how to write a business plan, how to obtain financing, accounting and tax issues, business insurance, legalities, marketing, and other basic business start-up issues.

     

    Business Resource Center small business advisers, led by John Halleron, as well as other area business professionals, will provide classroom training.

     

    The City of Fulton Community Development Agency, City of Oswego Community Development Office, SUNY Oswego BRC and Operation Oswego County coordinates the program to provide guidance and support to people interested in starting or expanding a small business.

     

    Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in low-interest financing to expand or start their business in Oswego County.

     

    Tuition for the program is $200 and includes all materials. Scholarships are available for households within low- to moderate-income guidelines as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

     

    For more information or to register for the class, call 312-3493. To download a program or scholarship application, visit www.oswegocounty.org/training.php.

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 156

Issue 156
June/July 2018

Cover Story

Profiles

Carol Sweeney

On The Job

How Does Summer Affect Your Business?

Success Stories

Oliver B. Paine Greenhouses

My Turn

Honorary Doctorate Degrees — Should They Be Eliminated?

Economic Trends

Fifteen semi-finalists competing for a $50,000 prize

Last Page

Paul Stewart