Grand Rapids, Mich. – Small business owners are invited to register to attend one of several low-cost day-long workshops to learn more about selling their business. Key topics will include:
- What am I selling?
- How do I create an exit plan?
- What is my business worth?
- How do I make it worth more?
- How do I take my business to market?
Workshops will take place throughout the state, with dates and registration links below:
- Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University, Thursday, October 19
- Kettering University, Flint, Wednesday, October 25
- Northern Michigan College, Traverse City, Thursday, November 2
The in-person workshops include a Q&A session, a discussion with Michigan SBDC Growth Team experts and a lively and interactive panel of industry professionals. A light continental breakfast with refreshments and lunch will be served.
“At some point, all business owners will transfer ownership of their business. At the Michigan SBDC we understand that selling a small business is the most significant financial transaction of a lifetime. It is also complicated and takes planning to prepare the business and the owner ready for the transition,” said Business Growth Consultant and workshops organizer Brooks Kindel. “Our Growth Team’s expertise in these areas provides entrepreneurs with all the tools and resources necessary to help plan to make the most out of selling a small business.”
The cost to attend is $75. Space is limited, so register early.
The Michigan SBDC provides no- and low-cost consulting, business education, market research and technology commercialization to new and existing businesses throughout Michigan’s 83 counties. Michiganders looking to start or grow a business can connect to free export services, market research, cybersecurity resources and business educationthrough the Michigan SBDC.
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About the Michigan Small Business Development Center
The Michigan Small Business Development Center’s mission is to provide no-cost consulting, business education, market research and technology commercialization to new and existing businesses throughout Michigan’s 83 counties. Michigan SBDC services are available through the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
The MI-SBDC is committed to fostering and sustaining a culture of inclusion through equitable outreach and service to Michigan’s diverse business community. Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access the services of their nearest Michigan SBDC office by visiting michigansbdc.org.
The MI-SBDC is hosted on a state level by Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. Regional hosts include Saginaw Valley State University, Grand Valley State University, Western Michigan University, Mid Michigan College, Michigan Technological University, Kettering University, Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College and Lansing Community College.