Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Training Event: If you are a Veteran who is interested in starting your own business, this workshop is a must! Learn the steps to starting your own business at the “How to Start a Small Business” workshop, presented by an SBDC Business Consultant. This introductory course will discuss informational topics such as Being an Entrepreneur, Business Planning, Small Business Financing, the Legal Forms of Organization, Licensing and Permits and the No-Cost Services Offered By The Inland Empire SBDC. Added Bonus: FranNet will be present to discuss their FranVet program and why franchise ownership might be the right opportunity for achieving your business dreams. Attend and learn: -What is franchising? -What are some of the benefits and responsibilities of franchise ownership? -What kind of franchise opportunities exist? -What factors should you consider when selecting a franchise? -How can you evaluate my potential to become a successful franchisee? -How do you investigate different franchise opportunities? -Can you afford it?