Planning for Profit
"Planning for Profit" is a 12 hour class coupled with 10 hours of technical assistance. The technical assistance is unique to this course. It adds the personal guidance one needs to assure the development of their business. This class provides the proper education that an individual needs to operate a successful business. Individuals that participate in the "Planning for Profit" class will develop a basic understanding of owning and operating a business. This class builds and lays the foundation that one needs to take a business idea and develop it into a thriving business. (This course is 2 college credits)
*Understand the different types of research that must be done as part of the small business planning process, and learn various ways to collect data.
*Analyze the risks associated with starting small business and learn how to effectively deal with those risks.
*Understand legal and administrative issues, and learn how to properly address taxes, licenses/permits, and personnel structure and policies.
*Understand the nature, importance, options and problems involved in office/business type and location; procurement of the building, equipment and inventory, and the proper design and layout, of these physical facilities for doing business.
*Understand the administrative operations involved in establishing and maintaining distribution channels and fulfillment, general office management, bookkeeping and insurance.
*Understand the different options for securing capital and the distinction between equity and loan capital, and identify the types and amounts of capital needs that exist.
*Understand the importance of proceedures for small business accounting, expense tracking, receiving payments and forecasting.
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