The first module covers the fundamentals of starting new ventures and answers the question “what is entrepreneurship” by providing students from a variety of backgrounds with basic knowledge and skills involved in starting new business ventures.
The main component of the second module will be building and writing an effective business plan and provide the opportunity for participants to develop and gain the essential competencies needed to run a business. We will be using the online learning format LivePlan.
Module three is focused on writing a highly effective marketing plan combined with understanding the foundation for product brand development.
In this module we will focus on the process of getting financing or funded and the "realities" of funding and legal issues.
The key to every great company’s success is “THE PEOPLE.” This module will be focused on working with class participants to gain understanding of the importance of team building through concepts such as “Hire for Attitude” and “Train for Technique”.
In this module we will explore how growth creates its own set of unique challenges. You will learn that while growth is great from a sales perspective, it can threaten the stability of every area of an organization, from operations to human resources to finance.