Maryland Small Business Development Center

Starting a Small Business

Starting a Small Business

Start Date: January 07, 2020
End Date: January 07, 2020
Times: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
County/Sponsor: Small Business Development Center
Location: La Plata Campus College of Southern MD 8730 Mitchell Ave
Cost: Tuition: $13 / fees: $42
Contact Information: 301-934-7583

Knowledge is power in the business arena. As you begin your business venture, attend this course to be sure you are prepared with the facts and resources needed to legally run and successfully compete in your industry. Get help evaluating your business concept and determining the market potential of your products/services. Gain an understanding of your potential customers. Identify the best type of business organization to fit your idea. Determine your record keeping needs and how to create a financial plan. Begin working on the concepts for a business plan. Learn how to use the online tool: "Maryland Express" for registering and filing essential startup 'paper' work. Prepare yourself to effectively use the SBDC's confidential one-on-one counseling to your best advantage.


I'm Starting A Business

If you are planning to start, or even thinking of starting, this will assess your readiness.

Smart Start Assessment

I'm A Business Owner

If you are already in business, this assessment will help us determine your needs.

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