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College of Lake County

19351 West Washington Street

Room TBA

Grayslake, IL 60030

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START STRONG BUSINESS BOOT CAMP - Cost: $100

Wednesdays, October 18 to November 8, 2017 (4 Sessions)
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Grayslake Campus, Room TBA

This accelerated small business boot camp will explore business fundamentals needed to start and run a new business. Evaluate your business idea including personal objectives, business feasibility, market potential and financial strength. This class will provide the resources, support, and motivation to prove that a dream of business success is within reach. Individualized counseling by a certified business advisor is included with this class to address specific concerns and challenges.Sponsored by First Midwest Bank.

Session One: Start-up

  • Readiness to start
  • Legal Considerations
  • Importance of networking (Online Community)
  • Pros and cons of type of business

Session Two: Management

  • The business support team (Attorney, Banker, CPA, Insurance Agent, advisor)
  • Start-up risks
  • Supply chain and inventory management

Session Three: Marketing

  • Basics of marketing
  • Market research
  • The Four P's of marketing: Product, Price, Promotion and Placement
  • Attracting and retaining customers

Session Four: Financial

  • Five C's of credit
  • Start-up costs and opportunities
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Accounting and daily business operations
  • Record keeping
  • Financial reports
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College of Lake County

19351 West Washington Street

Room TBA

Grayslake, IL 60030

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