Venture Plan

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)

Setting Direction
Session #1:       (6/11)   Exploring Entrepreneurship
Session #2:       (6/18)   Identifying & Meeting Market Needs
Session #3:       (6/25)   Setting Financial Goals

Taking Action
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
                      Waterford, Michigan

                     Conference Center map (file size 163k)


Cost:             $140 per participant. Thanks to sponsor support, the price is reduced from $700.

   Fee Includes: 
    - 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
                     Phone: 248-858-0783
                     Fax:  248-975-9555
                     email: smallbusiness@oakgov.com

Before you register, you must

 

Register upon acceptance into the program:
                                 Register for Venture Plan - Summer 2013



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