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Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services Announces August/September Business Workshop Series

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
 
Benton Harbor, Michigan-Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services and the Women’s Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance announced the August/ September Business Workshop Series today. These workshops focus on the success and growth of entrepreneurs in Michigan’s Great Southwest. Registration is required and space is limited.

Dates and details of the business workshop series for August and September are: 
 
PTAC Orientation, August 1, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm, Western Michigan University- Southwest, 2785 E. Napier Avenue, Room 2405, Benton Harbor, MI. Registration deadline is July 25. In this free workshop, participants will learn the requirements to become a government vendor. 
 
Ransomware, August 8, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Western Michigan University- Southwest, 2785 E. Napier Avenue, Room 2405, Benton Harbor, MI. Registration deadline is August 1. Workshop fee is $15.00. Ransomware is a dangerous computer threat for businesses and once infected, money is demanded for access.This series will help participants identify and avoid Ransomware from happening. 
 
What’s On Tap to Open a Microbrewery, August 10, 2017, 1:00-5:00 pm, Hilton Garden Inn, 1300 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor, MI.  Workshop fee is $25.00 and registration deadline is August 3. This workshop will discuss financial, legal and licensing requirements of opening a microbrewery in the State of Michigan. Participants can meet with local microbrewery owners during this workshop.
 
Is Your Business Sustainable, August 16, 2017, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Western Michigan University- Southwest, 2785 E. Napier Avenue, Room 2405. Workshop fee is $20.00 and registration deadline is August 9. Participants will learn what is involved to keep their business sustainable including sales forecasting, profitability and proactive management. 
 
PTAC Marketing and Research Mining Opportunities, August 16, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm, Western Michigan University-Southwest, 2785 E. Napier Avenue, Room 2405. Registration deadline is August 9. This is a free workshop and PTAC Orientation is the prerequisite for this class. Participants will learn how to market their business to government agencies and research appropriate prospects.
 
Succession Planning-Preserving Your Business, September 14, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce, 811 Ship Street, Suite 303, St. Joseph, MI.  Registration deadline is September 7. Participants will learn tools and strategies to maintain and preserve their business.
 
These workshops fill up quickly. Please register here. For more information on these workshops, please contact Dubelsa Mata at mailto:[email protected] or call her at (269) 925-6100.
 
 
 
About Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services
 
Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services provides technical, business and financial assistance to small businesses with emphasis on income disadvantaged and women owned businesses. The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance and Microloan Program are funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.