Programs and Classes for Entrepreneurs

The Center for Business Development offers several programs and classes for entrepreneurs, ranging from classroom training to monthly programs to one-on-one consulting.

Startup Stillwater Accelerator

Ready to get started on your new business or business plan? The Startup Stillwater Accelerator is a multi-session class for entrepreneurs designed to meet weekly and work together as a cohort on your business plan.

Upcoming Dates

Our next cohort is expected to begin mid-September – so contact us for more information!

Click here to learn more about our next cohort!

Class 1: Business Definition

Class 2: Market Research

Class 3: Sales and Marketing

Class 4: Legal, business structure and formation, taxes

Class 5: Financials – pulling together the numbers

Class 6: Pulling Business Plan Together

Startup Stillwater Accelerator is a joint program through Meridian Technology Center, OSU Riata Center Downtown, and the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. Contact the Center for Business Development at 405.377.2220 or CBD@meridiantech.edu to sign up for the Accelerator and get your business started.

Starting Your Business (7 Steps to Launch a Company with Confidence and Pitfalls to Avoid)

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

Upcoming Dates
Saturday, September 18, 10 am-12 pm in conjunction with the Stillwater Public Library. The class will hopefully be in person, but if not then via Zoom.

 

Business Consulting

Want to talk through an idea with an experienced consultant? We have expertise in marketing, product planning, international business and writing business plans. The initial consultation is available at no cost.

Links to Additional Resources

Grow with Google Startup

How to write a business plan in under an hour from Bplans (Liveplan.com)