Start Smart -Planning Your New Business


“Start Smart- Planning Your New Business” Thinking about starting a small business? Have you already started and realize you may have missed a few things? Then this workshop is for you. We take a 360° view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start – including registrations, regulations, and the components of sound business planning and financial projections. Topics include: Small Business Myths, Self- Assessment, Funding and Sources of Capital, Business Idea Analysis, Forms of Organizations, Operations and the Business Plan. 


Seminar registrations and payment are due the Tuesday before the seminar

 September 13

6:00pm-8:00pm Northern Neck Business Enterprise Center

October  11

6:00pm-8:00pm Northern Neck Business Enterprise Center

 November 16

6:00pm-8:00pm  Northern Neck Business Enterprise Center

To register, click here.

Fee  There is a non-refundable materials fee of $30.
Registering The registration form and fee must be in the office on the Friday before schedule class.
To pay by check or money order:
Make check or money order payable to “UMWSBDC”. Mail to: UMWSBDC  Warsaw, PO Box 1032, Warsaw, VA 22572
If you prefer to pay with cash, please come to the office during the following office hours: 8:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 5:00pm Monday through Friday

For additional information or to register for any of the above workshops please contact our office at (804)333-0286 or email us at or

Free consulting appointments are available with our SBDC business advisor, Joy Corprew, to focus on your business needs. Visit our website at to complete a “Request for Consulting” form. After completion of the form it will be emailed to us and we will contact you to schedule a consulting appointment.