Southfield Michigan Works hosts free Starting a Business Workshop January 20

January 5, 2017

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Southfield Michigan Works, in partnership with the Michigan Small Business Development Center, will host a free Starting a Business Workshop January 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Oakland County Michigan Works Southfield, 21030 Indian.

The Starting a Business Workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. A Business Consultant from the Michigan Small Business Development Center will help entrepreneurs assess their ability to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate the market and sales potential for their product or service. The workshop will cover start-up costs, financing options, business planning, as well as necessary steps to get businesses started. 

For more information or to RSVP for the event, e-mail Jeffery Granat at

Southfield Michigan Works Service Center of Oakland County is a division of the City of Southfield Department of Human Services in cooperation with Southfield Public Schools. One of eight service centers in Oakland County, Southfield Michigan Works partners with the city of Southfield Business Development department, Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce and local schools to create programs that fit local needs. The focus of Southfield Michigan Works is to help ensure that Michigan employers hire better educated and better trained employees.

The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, training and research to assist small businesses to launch, grow, transition and innovate. The Michigan SBDC enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing counseling, training and research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies. For more information, visit