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EDI Workshops

Business Concept - Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 2


The second workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition.  At the end of the Business Concept workshop, you are able to: identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Financial Management - Simple Steps to Growing your Business. Module 5


This workshop covers working with trusted advisors, using financial statements to manage your business, understanding & using financial ratios, managing risk, using cash flow forecasts, and funding your business’s growth.  By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of financial concepts which will help you make better decisions for your business...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Financial Projections - Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 4


The fourth workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts.  This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Funding Preparations - Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 5


The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business.  In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C's of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Growing Your Sales - Simple Steps to Growing your Business - Module 4


A constant goal of every business owner is increasing sales.  This workshop will help you identify strategies to do just that...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Managing Operations - Simple Steps to Growing your Business - Module 6


This workshop is designed to help small business owners learn more about effectively operating their businesses for profitability.  It will introduce you to new ways of viewing operational performance data so you can instantly know the status of the key performance indicators (KPIs) that drive your business’s success...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Managing Time - Simple Steps to Growing your Business - Module 2


In this workshop, you will be encouraged to take a close look at your company to evaluate where your business might be weak.  You will use this knowledge to determine if additional staff is necessary or if tasks should be outsourced to external resources to help achieve your goals...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Marketing 101 - Marketing your Business


If you’re currently running your business, you believe that you’re the best kept secret in town, or you’re just not getting the amount of business that you think you should, then sign-up of this workshop!! Thinking of starting a small business? This workshop will give you ideas how to do your marketing plan and how to best market your small business for success....

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Marketing Plan - Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 3


The third workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach.  The discussion in the Marketing Plan workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Marketing your Business - Simple Steps to Growing your Business- Module 3


This workshop provides you with marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach and retention.  The discussion in the Marketing Plan workshop covers identification of your marketing goals, social media & online marketing, public relations & advertising strategies, event marketing, cause marketing, creating “Raving Fans”, and evaluating your business & your team...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Maximizing your Website - Marketing Your Business Module


This workshop focuses on website development, layout and optimization techniques to make your website the hub of information for your business.  Learn what works and what doesn't! This is not a website development workshop...

Course Type:
Entrepreneur Development Institute (EDI)

SBDC

Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 1


Attend this comprehensive workshop series to help you test your new business idea and get started on the right path.   Join us for five three-hour sessions that help you understand the basics of: • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea • Marketing your product or service • Understanding business financials and how they work • How to fund and finance your business.

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Social Media Marketing - Marketing your Business Module


What is social media marketing? How to get started, How to create a social media marketing plan, How to execute a social media marketing campaign and turning your campaign into cash!.    This three part marketing series will focus on retooling our existing marketing program into: A basic introduction to marketing; An introduction to Social Media and how to make it work for a business; and How to optimize a website for the search engines.

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC

Start-up Basics - Simple Steps for Starting your Business - Module 1


This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success.  Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business...

Course Type:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC



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