Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business. The people who create these businesses are called  entrepreneurs.
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Module One: Getting Started

  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Action Plan

Module Two: Decide On The Type Of Business

  • Is It Feasible?
  • What Are Your Interests?
  • Do You Have The Experience?
  • Are You An Expert In The Field?
  • Case Study
  • Module Two:Review Questions

Module Three: What Is The Market/Competition Like?

  • Is The Venture Lucrative?
  • Is There Competition?
  • How Can You Set Yourself Apart From The Competition?
  • How Is The Customer Prospect?
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Basics Of Starting A Business

  • Decide On A Name
  • Legal Structure Of Business
  • Register The Business
  • Choose A Location
  • Hire An Accountant
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Create A Business Plan

  • What Should Be Included In The Business Plan?
  • Gather Documentation
  • Develop Business Plan Outline
  • Draft Business Plan
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Get Financing

  • Contact Organizations For Guidance
  • Decide The Type Of Financing
  • Shop Around
  • What To Do Once Approved
  • Case Study
  • Module Six:Review Questions

Module Seven: Hire Employees

  • Develop Job Description(S)
  • Advertise Positions
  • Interview Candidates
  • Select Candidates
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Training Employees

  • Teach Company Culture
  • Implement Actual Training For The Position
  • Provide Feedback
  • Offer Additional Training, If Necessary
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight:Review Questions

Module Nine: Market The Business

  • Traditional Marketing
  • Create A Website
  • Social Media
  • Networking Groups
    Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Run The Business

  • Procurement
  • Sell! Sell! Sell!
  • How To Manage Cash Flow
  • Budgeting
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Grow The Business

  • Offer More Products / Services
  • Open Another Location
  • Franchise Opportunities
  • Scoring Large Contracts
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words From The Wise
  • Lessons Learned
  • Recommended Reading

 

About Instructor

Jean-Pierre Fallou

Jean-Pierre (John) Fallou is a Business Executive with more than 30+ years of Business Development, HealthCare, IT Consulting, and Alliance Management experience with demonstrated success cultivating new business and markets, developing strategic relationships, and the delivery of high impact projects. A “Go-to” executive that formulates strategies that strengthen competitive position by conceptualizing and launching new services and solution offerings and by managing direct to enterprise, indirect global partner, and channel sales deals.

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