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Course Description

This workshop is an adult learning experience for new business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Accelerated Entrepreneurship Workshop is delivered through a combination of instructor-led sessions, facilitated group work, peer-led discussion, independent and group exercises. In addition, there will be preparatory assignments completed by participants prior to the workshop to ensure completion of workshop goals. 

Course Outline

Module 1: 

  • Independent Pre-Assessment on Entrepreneur Readiness
  • What it Takes to Start a Business

Module 2:

  • Why Start a Business?
  • Marketing, Digital Marketing, & Market Analysis

Module 3:

  •  It's All in the Details: Legal, Insurance, and Technology Considerations for Entrepreneurs
  •  Financial Forecasting for Success

Module 4:

  • How to Create a 1-Minute Sales Pitch for your Business
  • Preparing your Personal Financial Statement
  • Navigating the Lending Process & The 5 Cs of Credit

Module 5:

  •  Managing by the Numbers: Basic Financial & Cash-Flow Management
  •  Putting it all Together: Building Your Business Plan

Learner Outcomes

The Accelerated Entrepreneurship Workshop is composed of five two-hour sessions with important tools and resources that a business owner or aspiring entrepreneur needs to know to establish a solid foundation during their first years of business operation. Participant takeaways include:

  • Evaluation of your Business Concept's Viability
  • Overview of What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur & General Business Fundamentals
  • How to Develop a Business Plan including Financial Forecasts and Operational Processes
  • Understanding Financing Options for Entrepreneurs
  • Networking with Entrepreneurs & Business Expert Instructors 

 

Notes

A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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Section Title
Accelerated Entrepreneurship Workshop
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Feb 23, 2023 to Mar 30, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
10.0
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Rome
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $99.00
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Rome office at rome@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-622-2006.
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