BCC hosts ‘Start, Run and Grow: Business Ownership Basics’

New business owners or those looking to start a business can learn about the key elements of running a business from local experts on a variety of topics at the “Start, Run and Grow” seminar: Business Ownership Basics” by Barton from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings from September 22 to November 10 at the Great Bend Events Center.

Presenters will address the following topics:

• Management and Corporate Culture (September 22) Mark Mingenback, Business Consultant and Sally Mauler, The Buckle

• Human Resources (September 29) Brenda Kaiser, Barton County, Lynda Jamison and Sam Jacobs, Adams Brown, LLC

• Startup Resources and Funding (Oct. 6) Paul Snapp, First Kansas Bank and Sara Hayden, Great Bend Economic Development

• Creating Your Business Model (Oct. 13) Barry Bowers, Spectrum Partners and Paul Snapp, First Kansas Bank

• Legal and Accounting Considerations (Oct. 20) Molly Bailly and Taylor Calcara, Watkins Calcara and Barry Bowers, Spectrum Partners

• Buying and Leasing Property (Oct. 27) Kim Vink and Glenna Achatz, Coldwell Banker

• Create a vision for your new business and effectively market it to potential customers (Nov 3) Rachel Mawhirter, Marketing Maven

• Q&A with a panel of small business owners (November 10)

Registration is $325 for all eight sessions and includes sessions, meals and training materials. Early bird registration before September 1 is $300.

For more information or to register, contact Barton Industry Partnership Manager Krystall Barnes at barnesk@bartonccc.edu or 620-792-9332.

This event is sponsored by the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, Great Bend Economic Development, Marketing Maven, Barton Community College and the Barton Foundation.

To register, contact Barnes at 620-792-9332 or barnesk@bartonccc.edu.

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