Continuing Education

Creating an Effective Business Blueprint


Content
  • WORKBOOK
  • Workbook: Business Blueprint
  • Introduction
  • Is Being An Entrepreneur For You?
  • Why Small Businesses Fail
  • What are the Similarities of Successful Entrepreneurs?
  • Accessing Your Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Finding a Niche
  • Buying Businesses and Franchises
  • Business Blueprint Live with Teresa
  • Live Webinar
  • MODULE 1: Business Planning
  • GETTING STARTED
  • Types of Business Organizations
  • Regulations To Check Out
  • Protecting Your Ideas
  • Product Basics
  • Business Plan Outline
  • Your Office Space: To Lease or Not?
  • Tax Information
  • Business Insurance
  • Employer Considerations
  • MODULE 2: Initial Funding and Financial Assistance
  • Finding the Money You Need
  • How to Write a Loan Proposal
  • How Will Your Loan Request Be Reviewed?
  • SBA Loan Programs
  • Government Contracting Assistance
  • The Surety Bond Guarantee Program
  • The Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
  • Disaster Assistance
  • Local Sources of Assistance
  • MODULE 3: Marketing your Business
  • Marketing Basics
  • Marketing Research
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Marketing Plan
  • Advertising and PR
  • The Advertising Campaign
  • Fifteen Ideas For Promoting Your Company
  • Twelve High-Impact Marketing Programs  sample
  • Empowering your Community
  • Community Engagement Webinar
  • Resources
  • Getting Started as a Credit Counselor, Financial Coach, or Credit Consultant
  • How to Write Coaching Agreements
  • Writing Disclosures
  • Intake Forms/Counseling in Action
  • MODULE 4: Finding Employees
  • Finding Employess
  • References
  • Glossary Of Small Business Terms
  • Final Assessment Workbook Upload
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed