How to Obtain a Business Loan

Learn the things you need to bring to your lender so you have the highest chances of getting the loan you need.
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Instructed by Alan Lane-Murcia Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Learn what lenders look at when making business loan decisions. Business loans are not like personal loans. While many people are familiar with personal or home loans, loans in the business world do not work the same way. The information is crucial in understanding how to work with a bank, and what the bank will look for in terms of making a decision on your business loan application. Also, this helps you determine if you need a loan, if you will qualify, what do do if you don't quality. Additionally there is information on specific kinds of business loans, and a special section on working capital loans

What are the requirements?

  • Need to be able to use Excel.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know how to talk to a banker about a business loan. Know when a business loan is appropriate. Know when you may not qualify for a business loan. Alternativesl
  • Get more out of your banking relationship

Who is the target audience?

  • Business owners. Entreprenuers, Those thinking of starting a business

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The Five C's

What you need to know to obtain a business loan


How decisions are made


How much you need to invest


Personal and business credit history


Experience and personal history


How to back up your loan


What you need. Preparing documents

Now What?
Section 2: Extra Advise
Key Members to Your Business
How to Finance Working Capital Needs
Economic Concepts
Fit Banker

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Instructor Biography

Alan Lane-Murcia, Banker, University Professor

Alan Lane-Murcia is SBA Program Manager for a large community bank in the Chicago area. Alan has been an SBA lender since 2000, and has been involved in every aspect of the loan process. He holds an MBA in Economic Development from Eastern University and his Bachelor's in Economics from Wake Forest University. He is a member of NAGGL (National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders) and serves on its Small Bank Committee. Prior to being an SBA lender, Alan worked with a chain of retail stores in the northeastern US as a franchisee trainer and district manager, and prior to that was involved in microenterprise development in South America

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