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Ohio SBDC at Lorain County Community College
The Richard Desich Business and Entrepreneurship Center (DEC)
Elyria

Phone: 440-366-4370
Email: Send

Center Director: Lisa Hutson

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

Business Start-Up

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn the basics of business bookkeeping. Learn the basics of a Balance Sheet, a Profit & Loss Statement, keeping track of your business revenue and expenses, using accounting software vs. spreadsheets and how to set up a basic chart of accounts. This workshop is designed to help the newer business owner or pre-venture business owner organize and keep track of their financials.
Speaker: Beth Gantz & Ana Badillo, SBDC Advisors

Human Resources

Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Recent surveys suggest that well over half of today’s organizations are “planning to plan.” That is, they know they want to begin a Talent Planning process but don’t know where to begin or what the expected outcome should be. This introductory program provides an overview of best practices and research along with tools to tie talent planning with your companies strategic vision.
Speaker: Lisa Hutson, Director, SBDC

Business Planning

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
You bring your lunch and we will provide the education. Each week we will cover a different topic that will help you and your business gain knowledge and accelerate growth!

Business Start-Up

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Designed for new and pre-venture entrepreneurs. This FREE workshop is a pre-requisite to scheduling private one-to-one business advising sessions with SBDC counselors. You will discover if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. This workshop will focus on the business idea, logistics of a business, and the process of how to be successful. This workshop will introduce the steps in starting your own business, learn new techniques to make decisions and how to take actions, types of business structures, how to register your business with the Secretary of State, where to find resources, and more.
Speaker: Beth Gantz - SBDC Advisor

Business Planning

Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
You bring your lunch and we will provide the education. Each week we will cover a different topic that will help you and your business gain knowledge and accelerate growth!

Business Start-Up

Monday, January 30, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Designed for new and pre-venture entrepreneurs. This FREE workshop is a pre-requisite to scheduling private one-to-one business advising sessions with SBDC counselors. You will discover if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. This workshop will focus on the business idea, logistics of a business, and the process of how to be successful. This workshop will introduce the steps in starting your own business, learn new techniques to make decisions and how to take actions, types of business structures, how to register your business with the Secretary of State, where to find resources, and more.
Speaker: Beth Gantz, SBDC Advisor

Business Planning

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
You bring your lunch and we will provide the education. Each week we will cover a different topic that will help you and your business gain knowledge and accelerate growth!
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Location

The Richard Desich Business and Entrepreneurship Center (DEC)151 Innovation Drive
Elyria, OH 44035
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