laptop location clock calendar

Your Business Roadmap (4 sessions)

Thu, Aug 22 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
4 sessions ending Thu, Sep 12
Topic: Start-up Assistance

CO Logo LE Logo

We encourage businesses without a business plan to take this LEADING EDGE series of four webinars. Entrepreneurs with a completed flexible business plan are more likely to succeed past the start-up phase.

Four Consecutive Sessions
Thursdays, August 22nd, 29th, September 5th and 12th.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


  • Entrepreneurs with a solid business idea
  • Businesses under two years in operation.
  • Entrepreneurs who started a business but need to get new clients and make money
  • The goal is to create a short flexible business plan and to develop business pitch, create milestones, obtain feedback on how to grow the business, and prepare for potential funding requests.

Session 1: Launching Essentials -- Thursday, August 22nd, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Understanding Your Business Model

The Business Model Canvas is a visual tool to help you define your business idea in a simple and concrete way. It will jump-start your road map to success. Objectives:
* Understand the Business Model Canvas
* Determine how to run a successful business
* Understand the next steps to launch your business

Session 2: Marketing Essentials -- Thursday, August 29th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Planning Your Marketing Tactics

You will understand the basics of marketing based on the Business Model Canvas and develop the foundational tactics for a workable marketing plan for your business. Objectives:
* Understand why a marketing plan is important to your company's success
* Help you focus and create a marketing road map
* Start to implement your marketing plan

Session 3: Cash Flow Essentials -- Thursday, September 5th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Understanding Your Numbers

Understanding your numbers is the #1 way to establish a successful, growing business. You will work with the Business Model Canvas to understand how cash flows through your business. It is one thing to have a dream, it is another to have a financial plan that will support that dream. Your business success depends on making sure the cash is there to support the business. Objectives:
* Understand and Create a Cash Flow Projection
* Understand Pricing
* Identify Start-Up Costs

Session 4: Business Plan Essentials -- Thursday, September 12th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Putting the Pieces Together

Bring everything you've learned in the Business Roadmap series together into a flexible business plan to help with the launching of your business. Objectives:
* Convert your Business Model Canvas into a business plan
* Create Milestones to launch your business
* Incorporate pandemic requirements into your business plan.


  • Take ALL four LEADING EDGE™ sessions.
  • Attend two one-on-one virtual consulting sessions during the course.
  • Complete workshop assignments prior to consulting sessions.

Certificate Program: If you complete all four sessions, one-on-one consulting sessions and submit a business plan or business model canvas to the instructor for review.


Speaker(s): Kelyn Lanier, Certified SBDC Consultant

Thank you to our sponsors!

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


On the day/time of the workshop, when you actually JOIN the meeting, please enter your Full Name and email.
This assures that we know who attended the workshop.

Please read our cancelation policy at
Please register for this workshop to receive links, updates and reminders.

Fee: $ 200.00

Pay via PayPal upon registration

Already Registered? Sign in for more information.
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade logo
Funded by SBA
Member of America's SBDC