The Community House has assembled a group of subject matter experts on issues important to all of us throughout our lives. These seminars are free to the public and light refreshments will be served.
Join presenters Michael Witzke and John Carter, Witzke Berry Carter & Wander, PLLC and franchise placement specialist Mark Cory, FranNet of Michigan, as they address the following topics:
Servicing the Customer and Protecting Your Competitive Advantage
This segment will prepare entrepreneurs to deliver their products and services to various customers, help them identify and secure their intellectual property and teach them how to minimize the many risks associated with hiring employees and independent contractors.
Business Ownership Options
This segment looks at the different types of “Business Ownership”--Traditional Employment or Other Investment Options. It also analyzes the Pros and Cons of getting into business; starting from scratch, buying an existing business or starting a franchise business. The segment also explores various franchise considerations, financing considerations and how to conduct “due diligence” to select the RIGHT business.
Business Succession Planning: “Planning for the Short and Long Term”
This segment will address the entrepreneurs need to plan for the potential death, disability, divorce or creditor problems of the owners of the business. Short and long term planning strategies will be considered by looking at “Buy Sell Agreements,” “Operating Agreements” and proper estate planning procedures.
There is no charge to attend. RSVP appreciated. To register, contact The Community House, 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham, 248/644-5832, or online at www.tchserves.org.