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Should I Start a Business?

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So, you have an idea for a business. Now what? We can help you decide whether and how to proceed. Join us for this free workshop! Register here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4lcobceab&oeidk=a07eeyx2hdjfdaf9dcb

Should I Start a Business?

This workshop is presented at no charge in conjunction with San Jose Library

Designed by successful entrepreneurs who've been in your busy shoes, this mentor-supported program gives you the structure and support you need to set your sights on the future.

Learn the fundamentals of what it means to start your own business. And hear about the local resources available to entrepreneurs.

No need to register! Just show up.

Key Topics:

Overview of how to start a business
Trade-offs between being an employee and owning your own business
Personal assessment
Options for your own business
Work with a SCORE Certified Mentor to develop a customized plan. Just make an appointment.

About the Speaker: Chutta Ratnathicam

Chutta spent 35 years as Financial Controller and CFO of several large private and publicly held companies including Conway Inc . He also worked as CEO and Vice President of an international global transportation and logistics group. Currently he is Director and Audit Committee Chair of a financial services company. He has been instrumental in raising public capital and with mergers and acquisition. He has experience working in Asia, Africa and the United States. His skills include financial management, business development, business plans, international trade, management general, profit improvement, company restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and import/export. Chutta received his MBA at the University of Portland, and is a Certified Management accountant and Chartered accountant.