Business Development

Entrepreneurship: Start - Run - Grow (E1371)


Description

The Entrepreneurship - Start - Run- Grow course walks participants through the many steps you must take just to prepare yourself to embark on the journey, and once you have had the idea and started your business, the many more steps necessary to grow the business. This workshop is designed to give you the tools you need to start, run, and grow a business you can be proud of!

Would you to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need our entrepreneurship course.

So, you want to break into Entrepreneurship? Well, that’s great, but know that it is no easy feat. There are many steps you must take just to prepare yourself to embark on the journey, and once you have started your business, many more steps to maintain the business. This course is designed to give you the tools you need to start, run, and grow a business you can be proud of!

Let our Entrepreneurship course help you achieve your dreams. Being an entrepreneur can be full of risks. These risks are minimized through drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. All these and more can be found in our Entrepreneurship - Start - Run - Grow course.

Course Goals:
At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
· Understand how to start a business
· Develop a business plan
· Get financing for your business
· Hire and train employees
· Run your business
· Grow your business

Course Modules:

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Decide on the Type of Business
Is It Feasible?
What Are Your Interests?
Do You Have the Experience?
Are You an Expert?
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: What Is the Market/Competition Like?
Is the Venture Lucrative?
Is There Competition?
How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition?
How Is the Customer Prospect?
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Basics of Starting a Business
Decide on a Name
Legal Structure of the Business
Register the Business
Choose the Location
Hire an Accountant
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Create a Business Plan
What Should Be Included in the Business Plan?
Gather Documentation
Develop a Business Plan Outline
Draft a Business Plan
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Get Financing
Contact Organizations for Guidance
Decide the Type of Financing
Shop Around
What to Do Once Approved
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Hire Employees
Develop Job Descriptions
Advertise Positions
Interview Candidates
Select Candidates
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Training Employees
Teach Company Culture
Implement Actual Training for the Position
Provide Feedback
Offer Additional Training, If Necessary
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Market the Business
Traditional Marketing
Create a Website
Social Media
Networking Groups
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Run the Business
Procurement
Sell! Sell! Sell!
How to Manage Cash Flow
Budgeting
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Grow the Business
Offer More Products / Services
Open Another Location
Franchise Opportunities
Scoring Large Contracts
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise

Content
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever