Venture Plan is an intensive 10 week program that helps evaluate business opportunities and develop an action plan for owning or growing a business. This program offers essential business information to help develop entrepreneurial skills and build your business on a strong foundation or help to prepare for expansion. The program utilizes text and online training materials from a nationally recognized program proven through use with thousands of businesses.
When: Tuesdays - June 11 to August 20, 10 sessions, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (NO CLASS July 2)
Session #1: (6/11) Exploring Entrepreneurship
Session #2: (6/18) Identifying & Meeting Market Needs
Session #3: (6/25) Setting Financial Goals
Session #4: (7/9) Planning the Product/Service
Session #5: (7/16) Researching & Analyzing The Market
Session #6: (7/23) Reaching the Market
Session #7: (7/30) Building the Organization and Team
Session #8: (8/6) Planning for a Profitable Business
Session #9: (8/13) Monitoring Cash flow & Seeking Funds
Session #10: (8/20) Implementing Next Steps
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center
2100 Pontiac Lake Road
Building 41 West
Conference Center map (file size 163k)
Cost: $140 per participant. Thanks to sponsor support, the price is reduced from $700.
- 10 three-hour sessions (one per week)
- Text book & other materials (worth $100)
- Weekly coaching, mentoring and guest speakers
- No charge research assistance
- No charge one-on-one confidential counseling during and ongoing after completion of workshop
Contact: Karen Deaver-Lear
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