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Start-Up Business Planning: Live at the HIVE!

Wed 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Start-Up

Join Experts from the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Lakeland Community College as they address the important start up steps on planning a new business. Using the Business Model Canvas, attendees will learn through a 'hands on' approach in determining their business infrastructure, customers, costs and revenue streams. Taking place at Lakeland's HIVE Makerspace, attendees will also be able to learn about and explore the creative environment where design thinking is encouraged. Visit the HIVE's Lab and Print Shop which houses 3D Printers, Laser Cutter-Engravers, CNC routers and Industrial Sewing Machines all available for public use.

Topics covered in this workshop include:

*Introduction of Presenters and Attendees
*Self Evaluation
*Designing Your Business Canvas: Value Propositions, Customer Segments, Key Activities, Partners and Resources, Cost Structure and Revenue Streams
*Selling Products on Etsy with Tom Reynolds
*Overview of the HIVE
*Q and A

​**Organized by the Ohio SBDC at Lakeland Community College
**Presented by the Ohio SBDC at Lakeland Community College in partnership with Lakeland's HIVE Makerspace.

This workshop takes place at the HIVE Makerspace located at Lakeland Community College's main campus in the Health Technologies Building (H Building) on the Ground Floor. YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND. Deadline to register is June 20, 2023 by 2pm.

Speaker(s): *Cathy Walsh, CBA®, SPP® and Director of the SBDC at Lakeland Community College *Gretchen Skok DiSanto, DBA, Professor of Bus. Mgmt., Director of the Entrepreneurship Center, and Business Advisor at the SBDC at Lakeland C.C. *Leah Konopka, Exec. Assistant to the President and Special Project Lead at the HIVE *Sam Skidmore, Design and Innovation Lead for HIVE *Tom Reynolds, MPA, MBA, EA, CMA, AFSP, Associate VP of Business Services and Deputy Treasurer at Lakeland Community College


Fee: No Cost

Phone: 440-525-7706


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