0011-073 STA Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Wednesday, October 23rd
$ 39.00
Starting a Business


Whether you're a budding entrepreneur with a groundbreaking idea or someone looking to turn their passion into a profitable venture, this webinar will provide you the foundation you need.

Our Starting a Business webinar covers all areas that are involved in starting your own business. Learn the important tools and resource you need to establish a solid foundation during your business' formative years. Often, new business owners "don't know what they don't know". This class will equip you to be able to ask all the right questions as you are planning and forming your brand new business. Key concepts include: business feasibility, financing your business, building your team, and operating your business legally. 

Starts in 5 months!


  • Determine the feasibility of your business idea using market research and competitive analysis
  • Estimate start-up expenses for your business and identify requirements for pursuing start-up financing options
  • Differentiate between different legal structure options for business formation
  • Identify who you should include on your team when making plans and executing business formation


Wednesday, October 23, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Cost: $39.00

This is a Zoom webinar. Upon registration, you will receive your Zoom link via email. 


Kathy Plisko

Kathy Plisko is the Area Director of the UGA SBDC at Georgia State University.  She brings a wealth of experience in financial services and process improvement to the organization. She spent 25+ years in the financial services industry as an SVP/Managing Director, working as an underwriter, underwriting manager, and portfolio manager. Kathy has extensive experience negotiating legal documents, writing business plans, preparing cash flow models, analyzing financial trends, running sensitivity analysis on cash flows, mentoring and training junior employees, process improvement, developing underwriting tools, and developing training programs in credit, underwriting, and negotiating loan agreements.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center State Office
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact [email protected] or call (706)542-2762