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TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA Cherokee Nation citizens eager to start a new business but need help learning the ropes for writing a successful business plan can take an entrepreneurship class that starts next month.
Starting July 10th
A business loan counselor from Cherokee Nation's Commerce Department is hosting workshops from 6 pm to 8 pm July 10, 17, 24 and 31 in the Osiyo Training Room, 17675 S. Muskogee Avenue in Tahlequah.
The course covers writing mission statements, executive summaries, marketing strategies and budgets for a basic business plan, along with goals that owners want to achieve. Owners can better secure bank loans and investments, manage resources, focus on key points and prepare for problems with a solid business plan in place.
It is open to the public but seating is limited to 20 students. Registration is $15 and participants must submit applications by Monday, July 9. For more information or to request an application contact Valerie Diffee at 918.453.5728 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
posted July 2, 2012 6:40 am edt