Business Planning Course

Are you starting a business?  Growing a business?

The Community Loan Fund, in partnership with the Huether School of Business at The College of Saint Rose, offers several 8-week business plan training courses each year.  You’ll learn the fundamental planning concepts and tools to help you start and run a successful small business.  Class topics include:

  • Developing a business plan
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Financial Management and Analysis
  • Legal Structure
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Tax Issues

The courses are offered at an affordable cost to insure access for all micro and social entrepreneurs and scholarships are available. Our next business planning course is beginning on Saturday, January 19th at 920 Albany Street in Schenectady. The course will run for 8 consecutive Saturdays from 9 a.m. to Noon. For more information, please email Paul at Check out our Events page. The video below explains more about the course (please disregard the date in the video clip).