Resources

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Are you looking for more resources about entrepreneurship or starting a new business? The links below may be able to answer your questions. If not, please contact the Corzo Center, and we will find an expert to answer. 

Getting Started Using a Business Plan

Preparing to start a business using a simple business plan as a living document. Learn exercises and tools you can use that introduce and streamline major components of the plan.

Presented by Rick Genzer, management consultant specialist in strategic planning, new product development, technology, ecommerce, outsourcing, and fund raising.

Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Pennsylvania

Learn about local options in healthcare insurance for artists, freelancers, and entrepreneurs including new affordable options, tax credits, subsidies, and federal programs.

Presented by Jim Brown, National Director of Health Services at the Actors Fund with experience in the arts, social services, and the insurance industry.

Dealing with Student Debt

Real talk about options, how to prioritize your various loans, and help with making an individual plan for debt payoff.

Presented by Michael Light and Fred Amrein with others including stories from those who have struggled and survived.

Michael Light is the assistant vice president for enrollment and director of Student Financial Services at UArts.

Fred Amrein is the founding principal of Amrein Financial, an independent, fee-only financial firm that specializes in helping families with the college funding process. He developed College Affordability, an online service providing information on a range of topics including how to pay for college to loan forgiveness.

Content Strategy for Business

Learn the principles and elements of content strategy and how it can be used to grow a business including collaborative exercises with real examples.

Presented by David Thomas, whose experience includes developing strategies for major clients in entertainment, publishing, and retail. He is the founder of Content Camp, co-organizer of Barcamp Philly, and the head of Content Strategy Philly.

Elements of a Contract

Learn about the various parts of a contract including standard language, definitions, and problems to avoid.

Presented by Frank Taney, of Taney Legal, who advises on legal matters related to commercial litigation, information technology (IT), intellectual property, antitrust and construction as well as dispute avoidance and business counseling.