The Successful Business: Planning and Funding

jul 11 |

aug 08 |

jul 12 |

aug 15

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Jul 11 2018 | Aug 08 2018 | Jul 12 2018 | Aug 15 2018

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO
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Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key.  Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business.  Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor.  This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans.  Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed.  In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents.

Topic Include:

  • Discuss business success factors
  • Critical steps to a great business plan
  • Understand the Business Model Canvas for an informal plan
  • Explore the planning process
  • Identify the critical components of a formal Business Plan
  • Review funding options
  • How to research the feasibility
  • Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition
  • How to develop basic financial projections for financing
  • Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
  • Using the plan to manage your business