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.

Seminar registrations and payment are due the Friday before the seminar.

Dates Time
April 28, 2014 9:00am – 11:30pm
May 12, 2014 6:00pm – 8:30pm
May 19, 2014 9:00am – 11:30am
June 9, 2014 6:00pm – 8:30pm
June 23, 2014 9:00am – 11:30am


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Fee: There is a non-refundable materials fee of $30 to attend.

The registration form and fee must be in the office on or before the deadline date.

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To pay by check or money order:

Make check or money order payable to “UMWSBDC”. Mail to: UMWSBDC, 1125 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 400,  Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

If you prefer to pay with cash, please come to the office during the following office hours: 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Please contact our offices for further information 540-654-1383.