Mountain BizWorks offers planning course for small businesses

Published 9:24 am Monday, April 8, 2013

If you have been thinking about starting or expanding a business venture, you could take advantage of the next Mountain BizWorks Foundations Business Planning Course, beginning Tuesday, May 7, at the Mill Spring Agricultural Development Center.

This eight-week business planning course helps entrepreneurs to evaluate and estimate start-up and overhead costs, determine profit goals, project cash flow, develop marketing plans, and learn about necessary licensing and record keeping.

Additional material is provided for agricultural enterprises.

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Registration is now open for the eight-week course beginning Tuesday, May 7 from 9 a.m. – noon at Mill Spring Agricultural Development Center, 156 School Rd., Mill Spring.

For more information or to register, contact Ashley Epling at 828-253-2834 x 27 or; or course facilitator, Carol Lynn Jackson, at 828-817-2308 or

– article submitted Carol Lynn Jackson