Project OPEN Training

As a prerequisite, startup business applicants are required to successfully complete approved business training program as part of their Project OPEN assistance plan prior to applying for Business Development Funds.

The fee based courses are offered on a monthly basis and are taught by Linda Sutton of LRS Consulting, Inc.; Linda has over a decade of experience regarding small business development and has previous worked for the Kansas Small Business Development Center. The courses are also a pre-requisite for continuing in the Project Open process and the classes can be completed all at once or over several months depending on your schedule.

LRS Consulting, Inc. Workshops
1) Learning the Basics of Money, Marketing and Management (The 3M’s)
Essential information to assess the feasibility of your ideas to start or grow your business including information regarding legal business entities, accounting needs and is a great start to understanding the basic foundation needed to own and operate a business.
2) The Right Start – Using A Business Plan
Details about developing the essential business plan are learned. A highly interactive session that will increase the knowledge of what a business plan is, what should be included and also how to work your business plan to maximize your results!
3) Cash Flow Made Easy
Accurately calculate future sales and costs, determine working capital needs, and prepare for the future needs of new and existing businesses.

For updated class dates/times and to register please visit the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Calendar

Project OPEN
785.827.9301
open@salinakansas.org