‘How to Start a New Business!’ Course Offered June 15

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 20, 2010 — The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Southeast Missouri State University is offering a “How to Start a New Business!” course on Tuesday, June 15.

The class will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 112 of the Innovation Center on the Southeast campus, located at 920 Broadway in Cape Girardeau.  The instructor for the class is Russell Humphrey, director of the SBTDC at Southeast.

The fee for attending the class is $30 with a discounted fee of $15 for an accompanying business partner or family member.  Preregistration is required. Seating is limited; please reserve your spot as soon as you decide to attend.   Please call (573) 986-6084 for registration information.

Topics covered are: • Being in Business for Yourself • Legal and Tax Issues• Marketing Issues• Financing Issues• Resources for Missouri Business Owners• Questions and Answers

This will be an informal, interactive class that emphasizes real world information and is specifically designed for people who are thinking about starting or buying a business.

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is within the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Southeast Missouri State University, and is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The mission of the CIE is to stimulate local and regional economic growth and development that improves the quality of lives, communities and businesses in Southeast Missouri and the surrounding region.