Saturday, December 1

SU Ag Center holds free business development seminar in Roseland

Event announcement

BATON ROUGE, LA— The Center for Rural and Small Business Development at the  Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold a free business development seminar on “How to Start a Sustainable Business,” on Thursday, December 6, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Powerhouse Praise and Worship Center, 12323 Highway 1048 in Roseland, La.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Participants will learn how to start or expand an existing business and receive the forms and applications needed to legally operate a business in the state of Louisiana, as well as, information to ensure that an existing business continues to operate efficiently.
The Center for Rural and Small Business Development was established to provide technical assistance for business creation in economically challenged rural communities and conduct educational programs that develop, improve upon the professional skills of rural entrepreneurs and provide outreach.

The Center also has an E-Learning Center that is equipped with computer workstations and can travel to any location in more than 30 parishes to perform onsite business development and computer training.
Other training topics conducted by the E-Learning Center include: how to develop a business plan, how to start a non-profit organization, how to market a business, the basic use of a computer, QuickBooks, the legal aspects of starting a business and other topics applicable to entrepreneurship.

To register or for additional information about the Center for Rural and Small Business Development or its E-Learning Center, contact LaKeeshia Giddens at or via phone at 225.771.2160, Eual Hall at or via phone at 225.771.4105.


Bridget Udoh
(225) 771-5714

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