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 coming up:

Each course will run for 8 consecutive sessions.

For more information, please email Paul at