Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to: - Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward. - Improve knowledge of business fundamentals. - Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes. SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire: - An actionable business plan. - Access to financial and business resources. - A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals. This program will be taught in 4 Saturday sessions. You will learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience. Seating is limited and an application is required for admission.