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Launch & Grow Your Business - March 22 to May 3, 2017

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Business Impact NW

1437 South Jackson Street

Seattle, WA 98144

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Launch & Grow Your Business

This course will teach you how to start and grow your business. During seven, 4-hour sessions, participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their businesses, with a focus on writing a business plan. Participants will also enjoy networking with other people who are starting or running businesses.

Session One: Planning (Mar. 22)

What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business owner? Feasibility and business planning. Key components of a business plan, leadership and business ethics.

Session Two: Products & Services (Mar. 29)

Products/Services, Price, Distribution/Place, Features versus Benefits, USP, Competitive Matrix

Session Three: Marketing I (Apr. 5)

Industry, Customer, competition, SWOT Analysis

Session Four: Marketing II (Apr. 12)

Components of marketing strategy, including in-depth look at social media marketing, budget

Session Five: Financial Planning I (Apr. 19)

Understanding Financial Statements, Recordkeeping, Chart of Accounts, Financial Ratios.

Session Six: Financial Planning II (Apr. 26)

Cash flow projection—in the computer lab, Financing options, 5 “C”s of Lending

Session Seven: Growth (May 3)

Human Resource Management, Contractor vs. Employee, Growing Your Business and Group Presentations.

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Business Impact NW

1437 South Jackson Street

Seattle, WA 98144

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