May 28, 2004
SIUC to offer free business classes
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Aspiring entrepreneurs can take advantage of free classes this summer at Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Small Business Development Center.
"How to Start Your Own Business" is a three-hour seminar that covers the basics of business start-up, including legal structure, governmental requirements and business plan basics. The third hour of the session will cover various financing opportunities for business start-up and expansion.
All classes take place in the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, 150 E. Pleasant Hill Road. Here's the schedule:
- Thursday, June 10, 6-9 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 30, 9 a.m.-noon.
- Tuesday, July 13, 1-4 p.m.
- Friday, July 30, 9 a.m.-noon.
- Monday, Aug. 9, 6-9 p.m.
- Thursday, Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.
Deadline for registration is two days before each seminar. To register, call 618/536-2424 or visit http://www.southernillinois.biz.