Education & Support

Business Planning Course

Get your business started off right by learning to create a strong, effective and detailed business plan in just 8 weeks!

Wednesdays, 6-8:30 PM – 10 Byers Street, Staunton

Tuition  Fee: $250

Establishing a sound and effective business plan for your business will not only ensure that you are more financially viable, you will also be prepared when obstacles pop up. This course will guide you through the essentials of business planning to help you reach your business goals.

Why should you take this course? We are glad you asked! Whether you wanting to start a new business or if you are already in a business, having a solid business plan will help you know where you are heading, the why behind your business, your product, customers and will help you stay focused on the mission of your business.

As Harvey MacKay said, failures don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Whether you’re running a business or starting a small business, proper planning is required if you want to succeed

Get the tools you need to avoid wasting very significant amounts of time and money and get your business started off right.

Class Outline

Week 1 – Intro to Business Planning
Week 2 – Legal Structures
Week 3 – Industry Analysis and Target Market
Week 4 – Pricing Theory and Break-even Analysis
Week 5 – Cash Flows
Week 6 – Marketing, Promotions, and Advertising
Week 7 – Business Checking, Business Taxes, and Operations
Week 8 – Pitch Night!