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

Phone: 440-366-4370
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Center Interim 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

Monday, August 10, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Overview covers basics of entrepreneurship, business planning and research, regulatory overview, financing and record keeping. This workshop will help you determine key areas to focus on as you start your business. This workshop is also a pre-requisite for pre-venture businesses to schedule a confidential one-to-one business advising session.
Speaker: Ana Badillo - SBDC Advisor
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Employees are more productive and morale is higher in an organization when there is a culture of excellence. As a leader, you have an important role to create that culture of excellence. This interactive workshop will examine what you can do to create that culture.
Speaker: Speaker: Tameka L. Taylor, Ph.D., CDE | President of Compass Consulting Services, LLC.

Cash Flow Analysis & Management

Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
10:00am - 12:00pm Seminar This class will review basic business financial tools (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement, Cash Flow Statement) from a different view. This class is designed for beginners as well as experienced business owners that want to use their financial statements as a tool to gain profitability and strong cash flow. You will walk away with new ideas and tips on how to manage the finances of your business. Please feel free to bring a refreshment and for your convenience, vending machines are available.
Speaker: Dennis Willis - Action Coach

Business Start-Up

Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Overview covers basics of entrepreneurship, business planning and research, regulatory overview, financing and record keeping. This workshop will help you determine key areas to focus on as you start your business. This workshop is also a pre-requisite for pre-venture businesses to schedule a confidential one-to-one business advising session.
Speaker: Lisa Hutson/Ana Badillo/Susan Patton

Legal Issues

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
As a result of this workshop, participants will have an increased awareness for the risk of fraud in the workplace, be able to recognize red flags for fraud and understand several key internal controls necessary to prevent employee embezzlement. The program is interactive and fast-paced, and utilizes a combination of lectures and case studies.
Speaker: Cynthia Allan | CPA Cain & Associates Investigative Accountants, Inc. and moderated by the Foundation Center of Cleveland

Business Start-Up

Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn the basics on how to project your true start-up costs, your potential sales figures, costs and estimate your potential profits. This workshop will assist you with designing the financial section of your Business Plan.
Speaker: Lisa Hutson/Ana Badillo/Susan Patton
Thursday, September 03, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Overview covers basics of entrepreneurship, business planning and research, regulatory overview, financing and record keeping. This workshop will help you determine key areas to focus on as you start your business. This workshop is also a pre-requisite for pre-venture businesses to schedule a confidential one-to-one business advising session.
Speaker: Lisa Hutson/Ana Badillo/Susan Patton
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Location

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