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SBDC’s ‘Business Plan Writing Made Easy’ class to assist entrepreneurs

Release Date: March 01, 2013

TAVARES – The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF-Lake County, funded by Lake County and residing in Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers, is offering a hands-on seminar intended to help entrepreneurs and business owners compose successful business plans.

Stan Austin, Area Manager and Certified Business Analyst, will help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business, and discuss business plans and the importance of preparing one. He also will help attendees identify everything from target markets and financial projections, to streamlining the writing process.

“Stan was very knowledgeable and made the material easy to understand,” one student said after the class was offered in January. “He gave great examples, tied concepts together and held my attention.”

Registration is recommended, as the course is popular and space is limited. The seminar will be offered on the following dates:

• Leesburg Community Center
109 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 7
Register Online

• UCF South Lake Regional Campus
1250 N. Hancock Road, Building 2, Room 101, Clermont
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 21
(This session was moved from the South Lake Business Opportunity Center in Groveland.)
Register Online

• North East Business Opportunity Center
1520 S. Bay St., Eustis
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 28
Register Online

The SBDC at UCF-Lake County provides existing and prospective entrepreneurs with high quality business management counseling, entrepreneurial training and information access and transfer, enabling them to maximize their businesses' growth, competitiveness and profitability within their trading area.

For more information about upcoming SBDC seminars and workshops, contact Theresa Davis at 352-315-1846 or, or visit For information on starting, relocating or expanding a business in Lake County, call Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism Department at 352-742-3918 or visit

Lake County media contact:
Communications Department
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

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