Health Insurance Options for the Self-Employed - Are you an entrepreneur living and working without health coverage for yourself and perhaps your family? Are you a small business owner interested in finding a group plan that offers health insurance to your business’s employees?
Join Business CENTS and our special guest presenters to learn about health insurance options for both self-employed individuals and small groups through the New York State Marketplace (Health Exchange), as well as other programs available. Barbara Brenner, insurance specialist at Moscato and Associates, and Cassandra Aikman and Bev Chin of the Human Services Coalition will describe the options, explain enrollment procedures, and answer your questions.
Ebay for Small Business
Looking for a way to make extra money at home or to bring your business online? Whether for building a greater online presence for an existing business or launching a supplemental income “hobby business,” join Business CENTS and eBay seller Matt LeRoux to learn how to use eBay to launch and grow an enterprise.
You will learn:
· how to start and manage a profitable eBay business
· how to identify and find your niche
· the mechanics of listing and shipping
Master the Single Greatest Factor in Your Business: Why Mindset Matters in Strategy, Productivity, and Longevity
Did you know the odds are against every new business from succeeding? Join Ariana Blossom, life coach and business relationship expert, for a one-evening workshop. You will learn about what successful business owners focus on every day; how narrowing your focus expands your business growth; why developing a millionaire mindset matters; how to identify what you already have that will bring bigger bang to your business finances.
Organizing Your Business as a Worker-Owned Cooperative - Ithaca is rich with innovative, cooperatively owned businesses. Join us for this new workshop exploring worker-owned cooperatives!
Guest presenter Joe Marraffino is the Finance Manager for GreenStar Cooperative Market and a worker cooperative organizer for the Democracy at Work Network. He'll discuss the advantages of this democratic business model and explain how operating cooperatively affects a business' workforce, governance, and financial structure. The workshop will use case studies of successful worker cooperative in the United States, and include hands-on exercises for you to think about how to structure a cooperative in your industry.
Business Planning Intensive - If you've been meaning to sit down and develop a well-organized, comprehensive plan for your business, this workshop will give you the means and motivation to do it! Whether you are still at the concept stage or have been in business for years, developing a business plan isn't about writing a document - it's a process of setting goals, identifying priorities, realistically assessing feasibility and challenges, and mapping out action steps! This special 2-session workshop jumps feet-first into that process. You will leave with a solid framework, and a clear path for completing your research and moving forward with your plans.
(Offered winter, registration fee $30.)
Next offered: TBA
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Registration info HERE.
"The overview of health insurance topics for small business owners was helpful and specific. Thank you!" - Business CENTS class participant