Create An Effective Business Plan
Thursday, September 20
9:30 am — 12:30 pm
Cost: $67 ($60.00 + $7.00 materials fee)
Instructor: Paul Jermain
Today, more people than ever are interested in starting or running a small business. Younger people want to avoid the corporate rat race and Boomers want to strike a different life balance in the “third age”. Running a small business or consulting practice can be very rewarding, but it can also be very risky unless well planned. This workshop imparts the savvy you’ll need to create a business plan that provides your new or existing business with a solid chance to succeed.
Paul Jermain has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs launch successful businesses. His workshop will help you think through your business idea and develop an effective plan to reach your goal. Workshop topics include: market analysis and sizing; competition; products/services; marketing; management; and location. Also covered are financial statements such as balance sheets, sales forecasts, cash flow and income statements.
Participants in this interactive workshop will learn:
- How to research and write a business plan in a format that presents a cohesive picture of your business
- How to analyze situations and financial statements so that you can make sound decisions
- How to think through your business concept getting feedback from an expert
- Finally, through workshop involvement, you’ll make connections and learn of resources that can help ensure your business success.
Paul Jermain is an experienced professional with a diverse background. He served in senior industrial sales and telecommunications marketing roles in companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to global corporations for over 20 years. And, as a small business consultant and business plan program instructor, he has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs think and through plans launch successful new businesses from the inception of his private consulting practice in 1986.