Feb-May 12-Week Small Business Accelerator Program
This 12-week series is designed to aid small business owners in starting, diversifying, or improving your business quickly and efficiently. Utilizing critically acclaimed and SBDC endorsed curriculum 6-Week Start-Up by Rhonda Abrams alongside Harvard Business School-style Roundtable discussions, the Small Business Accelerator Program is an intensive curriculum meant to prepare small business owners to overcome any challenges that you encounter, from developing your basic business concept to opening day. Even experienced business owners can learn something new in this immersive course.
Topics of study include:
Clarifying your business concept; Creating your corporate identity; Conducting market and competitor research; Finding suppliers and strategic partners; Establishing your network; Legal and licensing matters; Building your team structure; Finding a location; Product distribution; Money matters and financing; Developing your marketing plan; Establishing an online presence; Planning your grand opening.
In person series aid and SBDC Consultations available upon request.
Presented by BCDF
Sponsored by SECO SBDC
Speaker(s): Mary Ward Jaydon Rice Luis Ramirez Mickie Lewis-Gemici Sammie George
Co-Sponsor(s): SECO SBI Bent County Development Foundation USDA Leading Edge
Your $100 registration fee will be required at the time of registration. Upon completion of the series, you will receive a $75 reimbursement and be entered in TWO DRAWINGS! The Business Computer Giveaway valued at over $2,500, which includes a new business laptop computer set up, current Microsoft operating system, 1-year Microsoft 365 subscription, 1-year Quickbooks Online subscription, and peripheral equipment for desktop and mobile use, and a 1/4 page Real Deals Ad Giveaway! To be eligible for the $75 reimbursement and both drawings, you MUST complete the full 12-week course, which includes 3 short surveys throughout. These surveys will remain confidential and are to aid us in tailoring this program to your unique needs. Completion is defined as actively attending a minimum of 9 classes. If an unexpected conflict arises (e.g. a funeral) you must contact the facilitator in a timely manor to receive an excused absence. If you require your curriculum to be shipped to you, this cost will be deducted from your refund. Similarly, if you win the Business Computer Giveaway and require the prize to be shipped, this cost will be deducted from your refund. Each week you will receive a reminder email with your Zoom link and any additional information.
Fee: $ 100.00
Submit payment through paypal: http://paypal.me/bcdevelopmentfdn or email Mickie at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss alternative options.