RUTLAND-Despite the current recession-the wrost since the Great Depression of the 1930s-now may be the best time to start a small business. Learn more at the "Starting Your Own Small Business" workshop, Monday, Oct. 12, at the Rutland Economic Development Corp., 112 Quality Ln., in Rutland. The workshop will be held 9 a.m. to noon.
The three-hour session will help future business owners determine the next steps toward starting and financing a new venture. The workshop offers an overview of business planning, including where to find market information, how to tackle projections and writing a business plan.
The workshop is designed for people who are thinking about going into business and want accurate information about the procedures and government regulations involved to start a business in Vermont.
The $40 registration fee includes a business planning workbook and access to five online workshops to help the prospective business owner get started.
Registration can be done online at www.vtsbdc.org. For more information, contact VtSBDC in Rutland at 773-9147.