Resource Partner Event
Jun 08
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Seattle - Launch & Grow Your Business: April 27 - June 8

Business and Economy

June 8, 2017 | 9:00 am PDT - 1:00 pm PDT

Location Name:
Business Impact NW

1437 S Jackson St., Seattle, WA,98144

Business Impact NW



Launch & Grow Your Business

This course will teach you how to start and grow your business. During seven sessions, participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their businesses, with a focus on writing a business plan. Participants will also enjoy networking with other people who are starting or running businesses.

Session One: Planning (Apr. 27)

What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business owner? Feasibility and business planning. Key components of a business plan, leadership and business ethics.

Session Two: Products & Services (May 4)

Products/Services, Price, Distribution/Place, Features versus Benefits, USP, Competitive Matrix

Session Three: Marketing I (May 11)

Industry, Customer, competition, SWOT Analysis

Session Four: Marketing II (May 18)

Components of marketing strategy, including in-depth look at social media marketing, budget

Session Five: Financial Planning I (May 25)

Understanding Financial Statements, Recordkeeping, Chart of Accounts, Financial Ratios.

Session Six: Financial Planning II (June 1)

Cash flow projection—in the computer lab, Financing options, 5 “C”s of Lending

Session Seven: Growth (June 8)

Human Resource Management, Contractor vs. Employee, Growing Your Business and Group Presentations.

Financial assistance is available