New Venture - FastTrac Course
Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1:00 PM (CDT)
New Venture : Designed for people who want to start a business and existing businesses 8 years or less.
The New Venture course is an 8-session intensive training program. It focuses on teaching the art of better business practices. It will provide tools to complete a comprehensive business plan and an overview of financial tools to guide business decisions and activities.
You must pre-register before the first date listed. No admittance after the first session. 16 seats available for this series.
Classes are held Saturday 9am - 1pm
September 8 through November 3, 2012
- Introduction and exploring entrepreneurship
- Identifying market needs
- Setting financial goals
- Planning the product/service
- Research and analysis of the market
- Penetrating the market
- Selecting the appropriate structure
- Building the organization and team
- Planning for profit
- Monitoring cash flow and obtaining funds
- Implementing the next steps
- Introduction to needed resources
When & Where
Dallas Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is currently the largest management assistance program serving the business sector in the United States. Implementation of the program, upon completion of the annual cooperative Agreement, rests with each SBDC State or Region Director and the sponsoring organization (in Dallas county, the Dallas County Community College District).
The SBDC counsels and trains business people in managing, financing and operating small businesses, providing comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields. Each SBDC encourages unique local efforts to meet small business needs in its area. SBDC’s develop and maintain partnerships among community organizations and agencies: local, state and federal, to provide a focal point for broad networks of public and private resources at the community level, SBDC partnership programs and activities have contributed significantly to economic growth in each state.