Dedicated to training and assisting women in business or those who want to start a business.

Small Business Training Program begins Sept. 18th

The Business Training Institute and the Women’s Business Center of New York State proudly announce their 2018 Small Business Training Program beginning on September 18th. This annual live seminar series is designed to help local entrepreneurs in the planning and launch of a new business.

The Small Business Training Program is a 14 week series of classroom sessions taught by a team of highly-experienced local business leaders. The cost for the entire 60 hour training course is $25. Participants will learn the building blocks of business management along with proper planning, market analysis and business finance. Seminar topics include:

  • Top traits of a true entrepreneur
  • Define and refine your business purpose
  • Importance of the business plan
  • Defining your products or services
  • Identifying potential customers
  • Pricing and location
  • Personnel and staffing
  • Marketing & communications
  • Identifying and understanding your competitors
  • Initial start-up costs & capitalization
  • Business loans and credit
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Time management
  • Stress management

Classes are held on Tuesdays beginning September 18th from 6:00 to 10:00pm at the Delta Hotel by Marriott (formerly the Radisson) at 200 Genesee Street in Utica, NY, and continue weekly through December 18th. Registration and a one-time fee of $25.00 are due by September 17th and may be completed HERE or by calling 315-733-9848.