Resource Partner Event
Jun 13
NOTE: This event has expired.

Seattle- Launch and Grow Your Business

Business and EconomyBusiness PlanningStarting a Business

Date:
June 13, 2018 | 10:00 am PDT - 1:00 pm PDT

Location Name:
Business Impact NW

Address:
1437 S Jackson st., Seattle, WA,98144

Organization:
Business Impact NW

Recurring:
weekly

Fee:
$399.00

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

Session Three: Marketing I Industry, Customer, competition, SWOT Analysis

Session Four: Marketing II Components of marketing strategy, including in-depth look at social media marketing, budget

Session Five: Financial Planning I Understanding Financial Statements, Recordkeeping, Chart of Accounts, Financial Ratios.

Session Six: Financial Planning II Cash flow projection—in the computer lab, Financing options, 5 “C”s of Lending

Session Seven: Growth Human Resource Management, Contractor vs. Employee, Growing Your Business and Group Presentations.

financial scholarships are available.