Writing an Effective Business Plan (Part 1)
Oct. 1, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Saturday
- Why do I need a Business Plan?
- What are the benefits of a Business Plan?
- What is the importance of making it REAL?
- Characteristics of a Good Business Plan
- Elements of a Good Business Plan
- Cover Sheet
- Executive Summary
- Mission Statement
- Elevator Speech
Writing an Effective Business Plan (Part 2)
Oct. 8, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Saturday
- Location/Facilities Requirements
- Products and Services
- Management Team
- Marketing Defined
- Target Market Research
- Competition Research
- Financial Planning
Oct. 15, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Saturday
- What is marketing?
- How do you successfully market and grow your business?
- How to make a prospect a customer-client-advocate?
- How to handle errors or poor business situations to your advantage.
What You Don’t Know Can Really Hurt You (Employment Law)
Sat. 10/22/11 9:30AM-12:30PM
- Entity Selection
- Administrative Requirements
- Protect you work
- Employment agreements
- What is an employee/contractor?
- What Federal Laws must you be aware of?
Internet Marketing 101
Wed. 10/26/11 6:00PM-9:00PM
- Introduction to the Internet
- How and why use the Internet as a way to start, maintain and grow a business
Understanding Basic Accounting
Sat., Oct. 29, 9:30 PM – 12:30 PM