Wouldn’t it be nice to be your own boss, work on your own schedule, and make money doing something that
you’re passionate about? Millions of people around the world are living that dream and running their own
business. This course will teach you the basics of working for or running a small business. At the end of the course,
you’ll have a solid foundation for your career journey.

What will we cover?


• Apply what it takes to make it
• Employ resources to consider
• Explain how to lay the groundwork
• Formulate ways to build on your business idea
• Compare and contrast business ownership options
• Identify key documents to prepare
• Ability to fund and develop your product
• Create a sales and marketing strategy

•Discuss Branding 101
• Successfully setting up your office
• Effectively launching the business
• Recognize ways to keep the business moving
• Describe how to be an effective leader
• Construct ways to bring it all together
• Employ Budgets and Financial Reports

How will you benefit?
• Recognize the importance of registering your business with the State of MI
• Define the IRS difference between employees and independent contractors
• Identify required employer payroll taxes
• Assess your own leadership capabilities
• Outline and evaluate a business and product idea
• Identify your target market and customers
• Develop your value proposition
• Interpret different types of business ownership and structures
• Evaluate franchising and business purchasing opportunities

• Create key business planning documents
• Create financial projections and gather funding
• Recognize to read financial reports
• Create a product development plan, marketing plan, & sales strategy
• Identify ways to protect intellectual property
• Describe effective ways to brand your product
• Choose how to launch and grow your business
• Recognize how to find appropriate resources to help you on your journey

Who should attend?
• Small business Supervisors, Managers, and new Business Owners


Cost: $2,000

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