Welcome to the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development Location

Our seminars are held at the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development at Eagle Village.

First Steps to Starting a Business

This Seminar will provide the basic of self evaluation, the idea, entrepreneurship, defining the need, determining the feasibility, and what actions are necessary. Topics within these areas will include analytical methods; research sources; the legal forms of businesses; record keeping; laws, regulations, and policies; and a discussion on the value and importance of business plans and financial analyses.

How to Get Starting in Social Media Marketing

This two-hour workshop is designed for small business owners who are not currently using social media to market their businesses. It will demonstrate step-by-step how to get started in social media and help business owners navigate the many options available to determine which are the most useful for their businesses.