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Leading Edge Fall 2019

Tue 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business

Fall 2019 Class Schedule -Starts: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -Ends: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00-9:00PM Even if we’re experts regarding our product or service, most of us were never taught to be business owners; we were taught to be employees. LEADING EDGE is a 12-week course designed to teach you how to start and/or grow a successful business based on an actionable business plan. Through a blended-learning format combining classroom sessions, participate in interactive learning exercises, hear from experts and receive resources to help you start or run a business. By the end of the course, you will understand the aspects of running a business, have a written business plan or strategy and test your model for financial viability. What we will provide: -An understanding of the entrepreneurial experience and entry strategies -Training on where to find appropriate marketing research information needed to set business goals -Skills needed to set and meet short- and long-range goals -An overview of the legal aspects of owning a business and dealing with employees -How to determine target markets and reach these markets with the most effective marketing mix and to use this mix to meet financial goals -An understanding of financial information and how it can and should be used to steer a business toward its goals and determine how to most effectively reach these goals -How to determine exit and/or growth strategies -Knowledge to put all this information together in a planning document that can be used to guide a business -An opportunity to network with other small business owners and professionals To register, download the application and review the syllabus here:

Fee: $ 275.00

Phone: 970-243-5242


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