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; scholarships are available. We have two new business planning courses: one beginning Saturday, May 18th at The College of Saint Rose in Albany OR one beginning Thursday, June 20th at Bethlehem Town Hall in Delmar. Each course will run for 8 consecutive sessions. 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).