"Starting a Business" workshop offered in Columbus

Aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to a “Starting a Business” workshop Thursday, April 9.

The workshop will be presented by the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center and will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus.

Attendees will learn about writing effective business plans, estimating start-up costs, financing options, legal structures of business and the top three reasons businesses fail.

It’s $69 per person, and that includes a business start-up guide. A spouse or partner can come for an additional $34.50.

Pre-registration is required. Register at www.columbussbdc.org before 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. Call 706-569-2651 for more information.