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Learn the Business Basics to Turn Your Ideas into Action

  • West Business Development Center 185 E Church St Ukiah, CA 95482 USA (map)

Learn the Business Basics to Turn Your Ideas into Action

Do you have a passion that you want to turn into profit? Join the 3.9 million other small businesses in California that are turning dreams into reality. This engaging workshop provides you with guidance, and an overview of elements to consider when starting and owning a business. This is the perfect starting point to build the knowledge you need to succeed, so sign up to get started today.

What you will learn in this workshop:

  • Components of a Business Plan

  • Business Loans

  • Technology Tools for Business Productivity

  • Legal Form of Organization

  • Business Licensing Requirements

  • Financial Readiness

  • Marketing Messages

  • Target Markets

You have seen those entrepreneurs succeed in following their passions. Now it’s time to join them. To become a West Business Development Center Client, click Get Started, and an adviser will contact you to schedule a meeting.


This workshop is taught by:

Instructor Stephen “SteveO” O’Mara has been helping folks start and grow their businesses since 1995. Working in Mendocino, Sonoma, Lake and Sacramento Counties, SteveO has advised entrepreneurs from all over the world. A business advisor, a professor and an investor, SteveO says, “Business startup is simple. I explain it simply and share the lessons taught me by entrepreneurs like you."


October 15, 2019



*Please note we ask all workshop attendees to be in the classroom at their seats ten minutes prior to class. Class will begin promptly at 1:00PM


West Business Development Center, 185 E Church St. Ukiah, CA 95482


$30 General Admission

$25 Women in Business or Chamber members

$0 West Center Clients


In the event West BDC must cancel a workshop for any reason, all registered participants will be notified and 100% of the fee refunded.

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