8-Week Business Planning Course
Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, now offered virtually. Class topics include: developing a business plan, strategic planning, marketing, sales forecasting, financial management and analysis, legal, insurance and tax issues. The course provides fundamental planning concepts and tools to help existing and potential business owners.
Dates: Saturdays, January 22 – March 12, 9am-12pm
Class will be offered in conjunction with the STEAM Garden, but will be held virtually on Zoom.
Please let us know if you have connection issues or wish assistance setting up Zoom.
The tuition for the course is $240 and includes class materials. *Scholarships may be available and you should reach out directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The class covers:
8 sequential 3 hour sessions presented by community experts in business topics
Sessions include business plan writing, legal issues, marketing, credit and financing, bookkeeping, financial management, social media marketing and website development.
An online resource page is available anytime during the course to provide weekly resources (content depends on the session) such as: handouts, links, slide-decks, and replays.
Community Loan Fund staff are available throughout and after the course to provide 1:1 assistance and facilitate you taking your individual business project to the next level.