This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership success. Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will help you evaluate your business idea with that end in mind. A free copy of this 55 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and used during the class. Following this course, ISBDC Business Advisors will be available for free one-on-one business consulting, which includes market research and financial diagnostic reports, to help you implement your strategic plan and provide ongoing guidance as you grow your business. Workshop Covers: 1) Identify Personal Objectives, Skills, and Resources 2) Describe Your Business Idea and Requirements 3) Understanding your competition and how to position your product or service. 4) Identify the managerial requirements for your business. THE BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL PAY FOR ANY LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS ATTENDING THIS SESSION. ALL OTHERS MAY ATTEND AT THEIR EXPENSE.