Maryland Small Business Development Center

Baby Boomer Startup Program

Baby Boomer Startup Program

Start Date: October 16, 2018
End Date: October 16, 2018
Times: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: 620 W. Lexington St. Baltimore MD 21201
Cost: $50
Contact Information: Jennifer Funn jsmithfu@umd.edu

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? A growing number of individuals in the later stages of their lives are turning interests, hobbies, and skills into a small business. One in four individuals between the ages of 44 to 70 are interested in becoming entrepreneurs. If you’re ready to start the next chapter, and try your hand at business ownership, this program is for you!

Attendees will be given comprehensive guidance by experts in all stages of successfully starting and managing a new business venture. Topics including financing, marketing, business planning, networking, and how to transfer a lifetime of skills into a successful business.
Featuring guest speakers from Capital One, State Farm, the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Administration and more.

This is a Five Week Program

Start Date: Oct. 16

End Date: Nov. 13

Schedule:

Oct. 16 - Welcome - Program Overview - "Ready Set Go"

Oct. 23 - "Developing an Effective Business Plan"

Oct. 30 - "Legal Needs to Start Your Business"

Nov. 6 - "How Your Personal Credit Affects Your Business Credit" - Pitch Competition Practice

Nov. 13 - "Pitch Competition that Yields Cash Prizes" - Commencement Ceremony - Best Wishes

 

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