SU to hold “Small Business Education Series Kickoff”

Southern University's Louisiana Small Business Development Center will hold a 'Small Business Education Series Kickoff' at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Global Conference Center, room 313 of T.T. Allain Hall.

The workshop is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required due to limited seating.

Representatives from SU's College of Business, Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern, Small Business Administration, City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Department of Insurance, Black Chamber and Louisiana Economic Development will be in attendance.

Topics to be discussed during the workshop will include writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses.

This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of business ideas, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about business planning.

To register, call the SU's LSBDC at, 225.922.0998 or visit the LSBDC website at www.lsbdc.org.

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University-Baton Rouge is a partnership program funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Louisiana Economic Development and Southern University-Baton Rouge.