The Kenai Peninsula’s Small Business Development Center will offer three workshops in Homer in May. They will be taught by Bryan Zak, director of the center.
• There will be a free “Starting a Business” seminar from 1-3 p.m. May 8 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Zak will answer basic questions about starting a business on the peninsula. Zak also will talk about the Small Business Development Center, its partner programs and its free counseling services. Registration deadline is May 3.
• There will be a “Benefits of Budgeting” workshop from 1-5 p.m. May 17 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $50.Zak will provide participants with methods to monitor, measure and manage the amount of cash moving through their businesses. Online registration is required by May 10.
• There will be a “Profit Mastery” seminar from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 22 and May 23 and from 9 a.m-12:30 p.m. May 24 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Normally the cost is $395, but the Jobs Bill allows the center to offer a special rate of $200, according to a press release. The registration and payment deadline is 5 p.m. May 3.
For all the workshops register online by going to http://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com: click on training events, select Kenai Peninsula for the center’s location, search for seminar, click “Sign Me Up” and then enter your information. Contact Bunny Kishaba at (907) 260-5629 or Bunny.Kishaba@aksbdc.org. for payment options and more information.