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Simple Steps for Starting Your Own Business - Great Idea!

Resource Partner Event
Oct 08
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Simple Steps for Starting Your Own Business - Great Idea!

Starting a Business

Date:
October 8, 2020 | 6:00 pm EDT - 8:00 pm EDT

Address:
This is an online event

Organization:
SCORE Broward

George Gremse, Chapter Chair

Resource Partner Type:
SCORE Business Mentor

Fee:
This is a free event.

This is a 4 module workshop series that will take you through the basics of starting up a business. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves & work with the instructors you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges & opportunities you will face. You will have a financial plan, a marketing plan, and an estimation of the funding you will need to get started. Workshop #1: Ready to Start? Thurs. Sept. 3rd - Online - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Myths & Realities of Entrepreneurship - The truth about business ownership • Do you have what it takes - Assessing your skills & experience • Know your options: Different types of businesses - A closer look at various ways of starting a business • Making it legal - The nuts & bolts of launching a new business • Business Plan Basics - Why you need a business plan Workshop # 2: Great Idea! Thurs. Sept 10th - Online – 6:00 – 8:00 PM • Refining your business idea - Steps to develop - Fine tune your business concept • Doing market research - Steps to identify your target audience & learn how they buy • Knowing your customer • Doing competitive research - How to know what your competitors are up to Workshop # 3: Marketing Your Business, Thurs. Sept 17th - Online – 6:00 – 8:00 PM • Branding your business - Steps to creating your brand • Developing your marketing plan - Crafting a plan to communicate your marketing message • Marketing your business with social media - What you need to know to use social media effectively • Pricing your product or service - Learning to properly price your product for business success Workshop # 4: Revenue & Profit Projections. Funding Sources Thurs. Sept. 24th – Online – 6:00 – 8:00 PM • Financial Planning - Why you need it - How to forecast your sales, costs, profits and assets • Understanding and using financial statements- 3 primary financial statements you need to know about • Finding financing Please note: This Simple Steps is free of charge.