Demystifying Entrepreneurship

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Norwood Public Library

1455 South Pinion Street

Norwood, CO 81423

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Whether you have an idea or want to build on your existing business this event is for you!

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Please plan on joining us for an Entrepreneurship Event/Bootcamp on October 11 - 12, in Norwood, CO.

Facilitated by Award Winning Faculty:

Erick Mueller: https://www.colorado.edu/business/erick-mueller

Hotel information:

We have a room block at the Back Country Inn

Hotel contact information and link for discounted rates: Please call (970) 327-4232 to reserve a room at the discounted rate.

Friday: Location: Livery (1555 Summit St, Norwood, CO 81325) - Admission is free

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm - networking, welcome session, awesome speaker!

Saturday - Norwood Public Library (1455 S Pinion St, Norwood, CO 81423)

9-5 Bootcamp agenda below

9:00 am – 9:30 am

  • Breakfast
  • Program introduction
  • Program expectations
  • Small group participant introductions
  • Professor introductions & participant expectations

9:30 am to 10:30 am: Entrepreneurship

  • What is the definition of entrepreneurship?
  • What is the definition of an entrepreneur?
  • Why is entrepreneurship important?
  • Who do you consider an entrepreneur – examples?
  • Traits of entrepreneurs?
  • Motivations of entrepreneurs?
  • Be an entrepreneur, yes or no?
  • Activity: share findings

10:30 am to 12:00pm: Value Propositions

  • Introduction to value propositions
  • Drafting value propositions
  • Activity: present value propositions

12:00 pm to 12:05 pm - Break

12:05 pm to 12:30 pm: Differentiation & Competitive Advantage

  • On what basis can you compete?
  • Competition
  • Sustainable competitive advantage
  • Activity: differentiation characteristics

12:30 pm to 12:45 pm

  • Get lunch, break, and come back for panel

12:45 pm to 1:30 pm: Panel Discussion: Local Entrepreneurs

1:45 pm to 1:50 - Break

1:50 pm to 3:00 pm: Entrepreneurial Economics

  • Why is it important to live your numbers
  • Revenue model
  • Profitability – margins
  • Break even
  • Activity: estimate gross margins

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Funding

  • Types
  • Sources

3:30 pm – 4:20 pm: Sales and Marketing

  • What is sales?
  • What is marketing?
  • What is the difference between sales and marketing?
  • Secrets to selling
  • Activity: sales pitch

4:20 pm – 4:30 pm: Wrap Up

  • Immediate next steps

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Resources & Next Steps
  • Certificate Ceremony

5:30pm - Head over to the Livery for the Annual Norwood Harvest Dinner

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Norwood Public Library

1455 South Pinion Street

Norwood, CO 81423

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