May 10, 2014 | Blogbrarian
Are you in need of a small business loan or line of credit? Then our workshop is for you! Learn directly from financial institutions and small business consultants about:
- What is necessary to obtain financing
- The key elements of a loan package
- Options available for financing
Let us answer your questions and provide you with essential information to achieve your goal of starting a business or growing your existing business.
Join us on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM as Schoolcraft College Business Development Center and local lenders answer your questions and provide you with essential information. Please note: Registration is required through Schoolcraft College.
May 10, 2014 | Blogbrarian
Are you thinking of starting your own business and want to research your business idea? Are you a business owner who wants to benchmark your profit margin and other measures against similar size businesses in your industry? Do you want to know about market trends and opportunities to grow your sales?
Join us here at CPL on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 PM, as Karen Bitterle of the Schoolcraft College Business Development Center highlights the best business research resources for small businesses. Please note: Registration is required through Schoolcraft College.
April 24, 2014 | Blogbrarian
Building relationships is key to every business and determining the right marketing connection is essential. Email marketing is one of the many ways to enhance communication with your customer to build loyalty. Join us on May 5 from 7:00-8:00 PM as Tamara Jaros of Independently Yours, LLC presents how to understand the advantages and challenges of email marketing as well as sharing best practices and other helpful tips.
No registration required.
March 24, 2014 | Blogbrarian
If you are a small business owner or manager, financial statements can be a constant source of stress if you are not financially literate. Join us on Monday April 7 from 7:00-8:00 PM as we invite SCORE to explain what financial statements are, understand what they say and mean, and how to use them to start, manage, and grow your business. No registration required.
February 16, 2014 | Blogbrarian
Thinking about starting a small business but you're not
sure where to begin? Schedule a one hour consultation on
SCORE (previously Service Corps of Retired Executives) and
receive free and confidential advice from a seasoned
To register for a session or for additional information, please
January 29, 2014 | Blogbrarian
In this program presented by SCORE
, you’ll find topics ranging from testing your business idea to creating a plan, structuring your company, and building a successful team. Use the tips and tactics from to increase your knowledge of cash control, financial management, funding a business, building business credit, and many other vital topics for new entrepreneurs.
December 30, 2013 | madame librarian
Detroit: an American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches through the ruins for clues to Detroit's fate, his family's, and his own. Detroit has gone through good times, 'the Arsenal of Democracy' and bad times and right now everyone's wondering what its' fate will be.
October 24, 2013 | Blogbrarian
If you are business owner, a credit score can affect the success of your business. Join us on Thursday, November 7 from 6:30-7:30 PM as we invite SCORE to explain how your personal credit score is calculated and how to improve it. Establishing credit for a business and how to get a business loan will also be covered. No registration required.
September 24, 2013 | Blogbrarian
September 16, 2013 | goldenl
Too much to do, not enough time? Get a grip on your time at this helpful program, led by Lara Galloway, the MomBizCoach. Learn the principles of managing your priorities and your time as an entrepreneur and avoid the pitfalls and time sucks that rob you of getting things accomplished. These techniques are helpful to anyone wanting learn time management skills. Join us Wednesday, October 23, 1:30-2:30 PM.