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SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center
The Entrepreneurs Center
Dayton

Phone: 937-281-0118
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Center Director: Pat Newcomb

Comprehensive business management and education services.
Free, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling and low- or no-cost training.

  • Strategic Planning
  • eCounseling
  • Technical Assistance
  • Quality-Based Assessments
  • Information about Federal, State and Local Programs
  • Loan Packaging Assistance


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Events

Marketing Planning

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! You need to know what type of customers to target, where to find them, the size of the market for your product or service, and to identify your competition. The Dayton Metro Library provides several resources that can help you answer these questions. Come join the Library’s Business Specialist who will demonstrate how you can use these resources to: Identify potential customers in the B2B and B2C arena; Find information on consumer demographics; Access reliable information on market size and critical trends; Identify and research your competition; Mine business publications for valuable information; Analyze potential business locations You will take away tips to help formulate a clear description of the opportunity for your business. . Free resources will be emphasized, but we will also touch on some fee based services that may be helpful for those with the budget.
Speaker: Ann Riegle-Crichton, Business Specialist Dayton Metro Library

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recordkeeping for a Small Business workshop provides an overview of record keeping and is designed to help participants understand how record keeping can benefit their small business. Come learn the ways businesses keep vital records of their activities and track their day-to-day transactions in traditional accounting. Understand the structure, content, and application of a variety of recordkeeping forms and accounting methods. We’ll explore the differences and connections between recordkeeping, accounting, and financial management and learn about the requirements of a recordkeeping system. We’ll discuss the sources of documentation: income, purchases and business expenses. Some of the challenges we’ll cover include separation of business and personal finances; bank and credit card account reconciliation; petty cash, and purchase authorization.
Speaker: Presenter: Adrienne Heard, CBA.

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The New Business Information Session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.
Speaker: Pat Newcomb, Certified Business Advisor

Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup

Thursday, November 12, 2015 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recordkeeping for a Small Business workshop provides an overview of record keeping and is designed to help participants understand how record keeping can benefit their small business. Come learn the ways businesses keep vital records of their activities and track their day-to-day transactions in traditional accounting. Understand the structure, content, and application of a variety of recordkeeping forms and accounting methods. We’ll explore the differences and connections between recordkeeping, accounting, and financial management and learn about the requirements of a recordkeeping system. We’ll discuss the sources of documentation: income, purchases and business expenses. Some of the challenges we’ll cover include separation of business and personal finances; bank and credit card account reconciliation; petty cash, and purchase authorization.
Speaker: Presenter: Adrienne Heard, CBA.

Business Start-Up

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The New Business Information Session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.
Speaker: Pat Newcomb, Certified Business Advisor
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Location

714 E. Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1382

Phone: 937-281-0118
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