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Launch and Grow Your Business- Seattle

December 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

(WA State SEAP Approved Course)

This course will teach you how to start and grow your business. During seven 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 (Oct. 15)

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 (Oct. 22)

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

Session Three: Marketing I (Oct. 29)

Industry, Customer, competition, SWOT Analysis

Session Four: Marketing II (Nov. 5)

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

Session Five: Financial Planning I (Nov. 19)

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

Session Six: Financial Planning II (Dec. 3)

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

Session Seven: Growth (Dec. 10)

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

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December 10, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Business Impact NW
1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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(206) 324-4330