KSBDC Training: Week of July 8 2012

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“Essentials for Starting Your Own Small Business”

Event Status:Open

Event Fee:   $0

Event Date:7/9/2012

Register By: 7/9/2012

Time:1:30PM-4:00PM

Event Location:   2800 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240-4943

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Pre-Business Orientation

Event Status: Open
Event Fee:  $0.00

Event Date:7/10/2012

Register By:  7/10/2012

Time:  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Event Location:   200 E. 3RD St. Ste. 302, Owensboro, KY 42303-4278

Description:  Are you considering starting your own business but don’t know where to begin? Then we have a solution for you! Join us for this FREE informative seminar designed to inform you of the steps to start a business in Kentucky

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Owning Your Own Business

Event Status:  Open
Event Fee:  $49.00

Event Date:7/11/2012 to 7/12/2012 

Register By:7/11/2012

Time:  5:45pm-9:00pm 

Event Location:   Bellarmine, Brown Activities Center, Rm 234, 2001 Newburg Rd, LOUISVILLE, KY 40205-1863  

Description:This enlightening two night seminar will help you understand what it would be like to have your own business. Topics covered include: • Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur • Marketing and Accounting Basics • Legal Considerations • Business Pl… 


Loan Eligibility&Underwriting/Standard 7a Application

Event Status: Open
Event Fee:  (contact center)
Event Date:7/12/2012
Register By:  7/11/2012
Time:  10am-3pm
Event Location:   2413 Nashville Rd., Center for Research and Development, Bowling Green, KY 42101-4101
Description: Loan Eligibility & Underwriting (morning) Targets loan officers; covers size standards, loan proceeds, terms; what SBA looks for in credit Standard 7(a) Application and Rural Lender Advantage (RLA) (afternoon) ***For Loan Officers Only** L…
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SMART START: Business Basic

Event Status: Open

Event Fee:$0.00

Event Date: 7/12/2012

Register By: 7/12/2012

Time:  6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m

Event Location:   100 Jim Owen Dr., Elizabethtown, KY 42701-4100

Description: Are you considering starting your own small business but don’t know where to begin? You won’t want to miss out on this workshop.  From the how-to’s of starting, feasibility and legal structure to licensing and permitting requirements, this class c…

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By Robbi Meisel 20 Feb, 2017
MURRAY, Ky., (Feb. 2017) — Chris Wooldridge, Kentucky Small Business Development Center district director for the Murray State University SBDC and Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, has joined the board of directors of the Foundation for Kentucky Industry.

FKI is a statewide, not-for-profit, with the goal of strengthening manufacturing in Kentucky, a very important economic driver in the commonwealth. FKI’s Board of Directors is comprised of manufacturing, education, economic development and public policy leaders.
Project and program partners currently include LIFT (Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow), JPMorgan Chase, KY FAME (Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education), business and public partners.

“We are pleased to announce Chris Wooldridge, District Director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center at the Murray State University Bauernfeind College of Business, will be joining the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Kentucky Industry. Mr. Wooldridge’s experience and expertise regarding business and economic development will be a great asset to the Foundation’s work of maximizing career opportunities for both Kentuckians and industry in 21st century manufacturing,” according to Mary C. Breeding, President and CEO, Foundation for Kentucky Industry (FKI).

About Murray State University SBDC: Murray State University hosts the West Kentucky Region of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center program.  KSBDC is a network of 12 offices located throughout the state that helps existing and start-up businesses succeed by offering high quality, in-depth and hands-on services. The KSBDC is a partner program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
For more information on KSBDC services, visit their website, http://www.ksbdc.org/ .
By Robbi Meisel 06 Jan, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Jan. 5, 2017) – The Kentucky Small Business Development Center significantly contributed to the state and federal economy during the 2014-15 fiscal year, according to an independent study conducted by James J. Chrisman, professor of management, Mississippi State University. The study was completed in June 2016 and shows that small businesses working with the center increased sales and employment figures at a greater percentage than an average business in Kentucky. KSBDC clients increased sales by 14.4 percent versus 3.8 percent, and increased employment levels by 15.1 percent compared to 1.5 percent.

Other findings from the Chrisman study:

  • KSBDC clients created 1,156 new jobs.
  • For every dollar invested in the program, $2.63 returned to the economy.
  • For every dollar invested in KSBDC counseling services, $9.47 returned to the economy.
  • KSBDC clients obtained $58.9 million in financing.
  • KSBDC clients increased incremental sales in Kentucky by $108.4 million.
  • KSBDC clients generated $8.55 million dollars in state and federal tax revenue.
  • Clients gave KSBDC staff a 4.7 on a 5-point scale for knowledge and expertise.
  • Clients recommended KSBDC services 98 percent of the time.

“KSBDC staff work very hard to serve Kentucky small businesses. We are very proud of the results of this independent, third-party research and are very pleased with the impact produced by our network,” said Becky Naugle, state director.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center, part of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is a network of 13 offices located throughout the state. The center helps existing and start-up businesses succeed by offering high quality, in-depth and hands-on services. KSBDC is a partner program with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information on KSBDC services, visit their website, http://www.ksbdc.org/ .

 

Writer: Roberta Meisel , 859-257-7668

 

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, through its land-grant mission, reaches across the commonwealth with teaching, research and extension to enhance the lives of Kentuckians.

 

By Robbi Meisel 18 Oct, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Oct. 18, 2016) –The Office of Veterans Business Development recognized Patricia Krausman, director of the Elizabethtown Small Business Development Center, as one of the six most outstanding instructors for the 2016 Boots 2 Business program.

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. It is a training track within the U.S. Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program. The curriculum provides valuable assistance for transitioning service members who are exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities. The program leads them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing the foundation required to develop a business plan. In addition, participants are introduced to Small Business Administration partners and resources.

The recognition was based on the instructors’ contributions and dedication to the program and to service members, veterans and spouses in their business ownership endeavors. Nominations for this achievement came from Small Business Administration offices across the country.

Krausman has provided business management consulting and training for more than 20 years. In 2009, she developed and served as the director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center’s Veterans Assistance Program, the resource for veteran business support and advocacy. Additionally, she was chosen as A Veteran’s Small Business Advocate of the Year in 2013 by the Kentucky Small Business Administration. She takes an active role in her work and advocacy, serving as a member of the Kentucky Commission on Small Business Advocacy, the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board and the Governor’s Veterans Interagency Task Force. She was awarded the prestigious Kentucky Association for Economic Development Allied Professional of the Year in 2014.

“The Kentucky Small Business Development Center has a long-standing commitment to veterans and veteran-owned businesses. Boots 2 Business is a program specifically designed by the Small Business Administration and its resource partners to ensure that veterans have expert guidance and direction in their path to entrepreneurship,” Krausman said. “It’s an honor to be included in the recognition of outstanding instructors for the national SBA Boots 2 Business program. Veterans are exceptional entrepreneurs, and it is rewarding to have the opportunity to support them in their successful transition to small-business ownership.”

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center, part of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is a network of 13 offices located throughout the state. The center helps existing and start-up businesses succeed by offering high quality, in-depth and hands-on services. KSBDC is a partner program with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information on KSBDC services, visit their website, http://www.ksbdc.org/ .

 

Photo provided by the Kentucky Small Business Development Center –Patricia Krausman. ©KSBDC

 

Writer: Roberta Meisel , 859-257-7668

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, through its land-grant mission, reaches across the commonwealth with teaching, research and extension to enhance the lives of Kentuckians.

 

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