A general business planning training program for startups and early stage growth ventures.
Creating Your Profile: Values, Ethics, and Visions
What is important to you, personally? What do you want and need to achieve over the next three to five years? It’s essential to have a vision, as well as understand your values and ethics.
Business Startup 101
How do you go from your Big Idea to launching your business? What do you need to know to start a new business in PEI? In this workshop, you will take your first steps towards creating a business plan.
Where do you want to be financially in three to five years? You will learn steps to get and keep organized financially, both personally and in your business. You will be introduced to the key financial statements required for your business finances.
Marketing and Promotion
Did you know that successful entrepreneurs share one outstanding characteristic: They know their customers’/clients’ needs very very well. This workshop will help you learn how to do just that. You will also learn how to understand your competition and the business environment, do market research, stages to a marketing plan, and promoting your business in the 21st century.
Operations and Management
You will learn how to identify the key resources that you need to develop your product, service, and business. You will develop an action plan for key business activities, key partnerships, sales channels, and relationships.
Business Strategy and Planning
Learn how to develop SMART goals, conduct a risk assessment and develop risk management plans, develop strategic business partnerships, and draft a strategic business plan.