How to Start and Run a Profitable Small Business

University of Houston Clear Lake
Training overview
Professional Course
1 day

Course description

The Center for Executive Education is proud to partner with Gary Johnson, CPA, MBA, to help individuals interested in owning a small business. Gary has instructed individuals in the critical skills, preparation and practical steps necessary to start and run successful, profitable small businesses for over 20 years. These small business workshops have helped thousands of small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The knowledge, resources and tools Gary provides has been a foundation of success for individuals seeking the best strategies to ensure their business will be profitable and stand the test of time.

Training content

The course consists of three seminars: 

Free 2-hour workshop: 

  • How To Slash Hundreds Off Your Taxes
  • 20 Biggest Pitfalls in Starting & Running a Small Business
  • How To Price Your Product or Service
  • How To Start With Very Little Cash
  • Advantages of a Corporation & LLC
  • How To Select a Location
  • Determining How Much Money You'll Need
  • Where To Go When the Bank Says "No"... & Much, Much More!

Starting a profitable small business:

  • How To Analyze Your Market (What's Behind the Numbers)
  • How To Know When To Start a Business From Scratch VS. Buying One
  • 4 Characteristics of a Successful Franchisee
  • Where To Find Your Potential Customers
  • How To Determine Inventory Supply
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Sole-Proprietors, Partnerships & Corporations
  • What Professional Advice You Need Before You Open Your Business & How Much To Pay For It
  • How To Get a A Loan... & Much, Much More!

Running a profitable small business:

  • How To Keep Records
  • Sales & Advertising How-Tos
  • How To Attract Good Employees & Keep Them
  • How To Handle Collections & Bad Debt
  • The Pros & Cons of a Computer
  • How To Save Postage
  • How To Buy All the Legal Advice You Need For $500 Per Year
  • How To Get the IRS to Forget Your Audit, Help Them Lose Track of Your File… & Much, Much More!

Course delivery details

University of Houston Clear Lake Center for Executive Education invites you to attend a free 2 hour Small Business Online Workshop.

Reservations are required. Therfore, to do so, reserve your spot by visiting this site or by calling 713-868-1210 for more information. 

Receive a free 12-page workbook and use this "shirt sleeve" workshop to improve your company's profits or start a successful new business. Bring a pencil, a calculator and your business questions.

About UHCL

University of Houston-Clear Lake | We Are Hawks: Strong, Focused and Fearless

UHCL is a four-year university with more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and three doctoral programs from its four colleges. UHCL's 73,000 alumni are leaders in a variety of fields and include 10 astronauts, more than 400 CEOs...

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University of Houston Clear Lake

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77058-1002 Houston Texas

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