Beginner's Guide Learning Circle: Entrepreneurship in KC

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Now is the time and place to start your own business!

As Kansas City continues to be a hub for innovation and start ups, there are so many resources to help you get started and be successful. Join us for a free weekly study group where we will use a combination of videos, group discussion, practice activities and special guest speakers to learn about the basics of entrepreneurship.

We will cover a new topic each week, including:
  • How to get started
  • Creating a solid business plan
  • Business law and licenses
  • Startup funding
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Management — business tools and finance
  • Management — staff and human resources

No matter where you are in the process or what type of business you have, this FREE 6-week program will benefit you! Please register by August 11, 2017.

Register at: www.kclibrary.org/peerlearning

Questions? Call 816.701.3662 or email wendypearson@kclibrary.org

Schedule

August 15
5-7 p.m.
KCScourceLink
4747 Troost Avenue KCMO
Intro/Overview
Meet your entrepreneurial peers! We will also review our syllabus and hear from KCSourceLink about their extensive collection of resources.

Partner: KCSourceLink

August 22
5-7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room, 14 W. 10th Street KCMO

Business Plan/Business Law
Learn where to start and what to include in your business plan. Get guidance on the legal requirements for a new business in KC.

Partner: KC BizCare
August 29
5 –7 p.m.
Plaza Library, Cohen Room, 4801 Main Street KCMO
Funding
Learn about start-up funding options and how to pursue them.

Partner: AltCap
September 5
5 –7 p.m.
Plaza Library, Cohen Room, 4801 Main Street KCMO
Marketing
Explore effective ways to reach your customers.
September 12
 5 –7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room, 14 W. 10th Street KCMO
Finance management
Determine what it takes to successfully manage a business—set priorities, allocate resources, manage finances.
September 19
5 –7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room 14 W. 10th Street KCMO
Staff management
Are you ready to hire? Learn the basics of HR and staff management.