0401-005 ALB Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Thursday, August 22nd
$ 0.00
In Person
Starting a Business


Are you thinking about becoming your own boss?

Our Starting a Business Course covers all areas that are involved in starting your own business. This class will cover important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early 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. 

Starts in 1 month!


  • Determine the feasibility of your business idea or framework using market research and competitive analysis
  • Estimate start-up expenses for your business and overview of options for start-up financing, and requirements to pursue financing options
  • Differentiate between different legal structure options for business formation
  • Identify important individuals to include on your team when making plans and executing business formation


Thursday, August 22, 2024
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Cost: $0.00
Charles H. Kirbo Center Solarium
2500 E. Shotwell St.
Banbridge, GA



Nema Etheridge

Nema Etheridge is the area director of the UGA SBDC in Albany. She joined the UGA SBDC with more than 15 years experience working with Georgia small businesses. Prior to joining the SBDC, she served as the marketing director for a Georgia-based coffee company that serves customers in wholesale, e-commerce and brick-and-mortar settings. She has worked in a variety of roles in small business, gaining experience in branding, communications, digital marketing, restaurant hospitality and management, sales, and strategic planning. She is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier Atlanta, is fluent in French and speaks conversational Spanish.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center in Albany
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 229-420-1144