Writing an Effective Business Plan - It's the Roadmap to Your Success!
This hands-on workshop explores key elements of a business plan critical to your business.
Learn how to:
· Find important market and competitive data relevant for your business
· Figure out the unique benefits your business has to offer
· Position your business and develop a realistic sales projection
· Address weaknesses of your idea and how to improve it.
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
1. Understand the purpose and design of a business plan and its ongoing use
2. Have an initial draft of a business plan by the end of the workshop.
Participants may want to bring:
· Current business plan, if any
· Calculator and/or Laptop
· 1-yr, 3-yr and 5-yr goals
· Current financial statements
But most importantly of all, be ready to write or update your business plan right in the workshop!
Workshop Presenter: Roy Johnston
Roy Johnston is in his 20th year of business law, real estate law, and estate planning. He advises businesses from startup through stock distribution to investors. Roy is active in the business law sections of the California Bar Association and the Sonoma County Bar Association and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. Most importantly, Roy is a small business owner who puts into practice the principles he teaches.
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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than 42 years. The SCORE North Coast Chapter 450 serves the North Coast of California counties of Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake and Humboldt with free and confidential mentoring and low-cost workshops. SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories.
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