Two business workshops offered this month

The Alaska Small Business Development Center will host two workshops this month at the Homer Chamber of Commerce.

There will be a free “Starting a Business” workshop from 1-3 p.m. June 17. Bryan Zak, regional director, will answer basic questions and offer helpful resources to give participants the tools they need to start their own business on the Kenai Peninsula.

Zak will prepare participants for a productive relationship with Alaska Small Business Development Center and its partner programs, and explain the value of the center’s free counseling services. The online registration deadline has passed.  

There will be a “How to Write a Business Plan” workshop from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27. Cost is $50.

Zak will cover the basics of writing a business plan and establishing financial projections that will be an effective tool to obtain financing and help participants measure the success of their business. The online registration deadline is June 21.  

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