Homer Alaska - Business

Story last updated at 12:23 PM on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Two business workshops scheduled for October

The Alaska Small Business Develop-ment Center has scheduled the following two workshops for October. Both will be at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center building.

• There will be a free "Starting A Business" seminar beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 19.

Bryan Zak will cover basic questions and offer helpful resources in this two-hour workshop. Zak will prepare participants for a productive relationship with Alaska Small Business Development Center and its partner programs, and explain the value of the center's free counseling services.

The online registration deadline is Oct. 12.

• There will be a $30 "Benefits of Budgeting" seminar from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 29

Zak will show participants methods to monitor, measure and manage the amount of cash moving through a business. "Establishing budgets is the vital element that keeps every business financially healthy," according to a press release from the Alaska Small Business Development Center.

The deadline to register is Oct. 22. Payment can be by cash, check, MasterCard or VISA.

To register: Go to http://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com. Click "training events," go to centers location, select Kenai Peninsula, then browse to search for seminar. Click "Sign Up" to complete registration.

For help or more information, call Bunny Kishaba at (907)-260-5629 or email her at inblk@kpc.alaska.edu.