Register fort the Money Smart to Start and Manage Your Small Business

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Register Now for Money Smart to Start and Manage a Small Business

Looking for help starting or managing your small business? The SBA Minnesota District Office is teaming up with the SBA District Offices in Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota to offer Money Smart, a small business management series.

The Money Smart Series for Small Business provides a practical introduction to topics related to starting and managing a business. Developed jointly by SBA and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the curriculum consists of 9 modules.

Use the links below to register for the entire series or just the sessions that are of most interest to you:

  • Organizational Types – Business Structures 
    Wed, Jan 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    Attendees will learn about business organizational types to better understand which type might fit their business idea the best.
  • Banking Services 
    Wed, Jan 25, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    Participants will be able to understand the benefits of building effective long-term relationships with bankers, ways to improve chances of getting a loan, including building a strong personal and business credit history, keeping accurate business records, understand the Five C’s of Credit, and much more.
  • Managing Cash Flow 
    Wed, Feb 1, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    The Managing Cash Flow module encourages the participants to focus on cash flow management as an essential competency of business ownership.
  • Financial Management 
    Wed, Feb 8, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    Participants will be able to take the fear and frustration out of the financial statements by being able to understand and explain the basics of financial statements for a small business, calculate their working capital, explain the basics of financing, cultivate a positive relationship with their lender and ways to increase the chances of getting a loan.
  • Record Keeping 
    Wed, Feb 15, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    Learn about the importance of record keeping. This module is designed to help participants understand how record keeping works and how it benefits their business. 
  • Business Credit Demystified
    Wed, Feb 22, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    Credit Reporting for a Small Business provides an overview of credit reporting and is designed to help small business owners understand the importance of reporting their credit and how it may benefit their business.
  • Tax Planning and Reporting
    Wed, Mar 1, 2023 at 1:00 PM CT
    The Tax Planning and Reporting for a Small Business module provides an overview of tax planning and reporting and is designed to help participants to understand how taxes can benefit and affect their business.