Starting Your Business

In this free class for entrepreneurs, we cover the 7 basic questions you need to answer when deciding to open a business, paying particular attention to market research and financials, two significant areas that cause trouble for all new businesses.

Classes are added regularly; check back with us – or send us an email and we can add you to our list (be sure to state which community you are in!)

Upcoming Dates
March 9, rescheduled April 11 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm at the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Whitecloud Building
June 6, 6 pm – 8 pm at South Division Campus, Guthrie “the Peak”
June 8, 1 pm – 3 pm at Meridian Technology Center, Stillwater “the CBD”
[October 12, 1 pm – 3 pm at the Stillwater Public Library]

Classes are held in-person. To register for a class, contact Erica at 405.377.2220 or email BES@meridiantech.edu — or contact your local librarian!

Discovering Your Side-Hustle

A side-hustle, or business you operate on the side while working full-time at another job, may be a good way to supplement your income. This free class covers some important things to consider while discovering what side-hustle will be the best fit for you.

Upcoming Dates
[October 3, 6 pm – 7 pm at Stillwater Public Library]

Classes are held in-person. To register for a class, contact Erica at 405.377.2220 or email BES@meridiantech.edu

Small Business Brown Bag Lunch

Bring your lunch and join the Business and Entrepreneurial Services team – and other business owners – for a discussion on topics relevant to small business.

Upcoming Dates
July 17, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm at Meridian Technology Center, Stillwater “the CBD”
July 18, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm at South Division Campus, Guthrie “the Peak”

Brown Bag Lunches are held in-person and are free to attend. To register, contact Erica at 405.377.2220 or email BES@meridiantech.edu

Links to Additional Resources
Grow with Google Startup
How to write a business plan in under an hour from Liveplan.com