This course is a great summary of information and thoughts for those wanting to start a business, but who need a little help with knowing how to begin, and what to consider along the way. This course covers all the basics of business plans and what it takes to get started, and get ready to seek financing from a bank. This course also gives you the latest thinking in Lean Entrepreneurship!
Students will be able to determine if the income projected will provide enough stability, and give you the opportunity to meet your financial goals. Entrepreneur- A person who creates a business from a need or personal expertise.
Students will be able to develop a business plan. The purpose of a business plan is to serve as a map and a vision for the future.
An business owner will have a very clear idea of the business they are trying to start. They should be able to articulate the entire business model with clarity in just a couple minutes, in their Elevator Pitch. Have a clear hypothesis of what you believe the customer will buy?
Students will understand how to create their own business credibility. They will also know why it is important to develop credibility in their business.
Students will understand who the main credit reporting agencies are and why it is vital to maintain good credit.
I have a passion for teaching. For the past 30 years I have dedicated my life to helping others learn the tools they need to be successful. My focus as a professor and administrator has been helping entrepreneurs overcome the common hurdles they encounter that stop them from running successful companies. I've worked to develop small business development centers, curriculum, and consulting services over the years counseling over 10,000 businesses. I believe in the power of entrepreneurship and the impact it has within our communities and economy. I'm here to share these tools and learning more effectively to ensure this information is available to all.