Starting a Business Virtual Course

Learn how to start and sustain your own business with this FREE weekly program, addressing topics essential to running a successful business presented by experienced professionals
In addition, qualifying enrollees will have an opportunity to compete for a $5000 business grant from the City of Norwalk.
ALL SESSIONS WILL BE 6:00 – 7:30pm via ZOOM.
  • Wednesday, October 20: “Setting It Up” – Understand the various legal aspects pertaining to business formation and continuance, contracts, permits, and more. Also, the basics of good credit, and how to enhance.
  • Wednesday, October 27: “Having a Plan” – Learn the essential elements of an effective business plan.
  • Wednesday, November 3: “Getting the Money” – Realize various ways and means of acquiring financing.
  • Wednesday, November 10: “Planning for a Profit” – Discover the basics of bookkeeping, taxes, and insurance.
  • Wednesday, November 17: “Attracting Customers” – Learn about marketing, advertising, and communications.
  • Tuesday, November 23: Graduation – Program summary and review, resource guide, awarding of certificates (actual certificates will be sent by mail.)
This event is presented by Greater Norwalk Chamber and Sponsored by TD Bank