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If You Want a Loan, You Need to Think Like a Lender

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Capital is critical to small businesses that are scaling up for growth and working to sustain their success. But asking for money can be intimidating – especially if you don’t know how a lender thinks.

How can you build your confidence before talking to lenders? By knowing what your numbers tell you about your business and what lenders expect to see, so you’re prepared before you ask.

In this program, you will expand your understanding of your business financials, gain insights into how lending decisions are made, identify specific issues your business may face and develop an action plan to be lender-ready to fund your growth.

After completing this program, you will:

• Know why your numbers are an essential part of your loan application
• Know how lenders think and what story your numbers tell them
• Know what financial projections can tell you about your funding options
• Know next steps to take in order to close the gap and improve your chances of getting approved for a loan

**Fee includes cost of participant materials and a copy of the book, “Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul”

WORKSHOP FEE:  $20.00 per person payable by CHECK ONLY made out to “Maricopa Community Colleges – SBDC”.

Our guest speaker will be Stephanie Sims, author and champion of small business owners.  Stephanie believes that every business owner can grow their dreams and their profits, but have to know their worth.



Tuesday, August 7, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 am


GateWay Community College, South Building, Room 1330
108 N 40th Street, South Building
PHOENIX, AZ 85034 United States
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