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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Small Business Development Center Presents "Writing a Business Plan" Workshop

WHO FGCU Small Business Development Center, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT "Writing a Business Plan" a four-week series of educational and interactive instruction. The course teaches participants to write a business plan to start up a business or improve growth of the business. The workshop provides a business-plan template, a series of questions to answer and insert into the plan, samples of completed business plans, expert guest speakers from the area, and one-on-one confidential, professional counseling. Improved understanding of the business plan process will help prepare participants for grant writing solicitation to seek funding, and/or confidence to start or grow the not for profit business.

WHEN 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31 and Aug. 7

WHERE First Bank, 11741 Palm Beach Blvd., Suite 100, Fort Myers

WHY Topics include:
 Week 1 - Learn the Importance and Needs for a Business Plan
 Week 2 - Review Your Management Skills and Define Your Human Resource
 Week 3 - Understand the Financial Components of Your Business
 Week 4 - Discover How to Present Your Plan to a Lender and How to
Package the Loan and Yourself to Have Your Expectations Realized

COST $199 key person; $99 second person

CONTACT Reservations required; to register contact (239) 225-4220 or http//

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