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Launch & Grow Your Business (Lynnwood)

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

$399.00

Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan.

This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course.

Session Descriptions

Session I: Planning (Feb. 5)

  • 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 II: Products and Services (Feb. 12)

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

Session III: Marketing Part 1 (Feb. 19)

  • Industry
  • Customer
  • Competition
  • SWOT Analysis

Session IV: Marketing Part 2 (Feb. 26)

  • Components of marketing strategy, including:
  • An in-depth look at social media marketing and budget strategies.

Session V: Financial Planning Part 1 (March 5)

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Record-keeping
  • Chart of Accounts and Financial Ratios.

Session VI: Financial Planning Part 2 (March 12)

  • Cash flow projection
  • Financing options
  • The 5 “C”s of Lending

Session VII: Growth (March 19)

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

This course is offered at a generous discount thanks to the Washington Women’s Business Center

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
$399.00
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Organizer

WWBC

Venue

Verity Credit Union
18530 33rd Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98037 United States
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