This certificate teaches entrepreneurs and small business owners how to start and run a business. Participants will learn how to develop a business concept, identify and reach target markets, choose service providers, develop financial goals, and maintain and grow a successful business operation.
Upon completion of this program students will have developed a comprehensive business plan demonstrating the practical application of learning from all modules.
In addition to the program instruction, participants will have access to support services including one-to-one counseling with professional business advisors and networking with successful New York area entrepreneurs.
This course gives students a deeper understanding of the elements of a business plan. Through the process of developing a realistic plan, students will evaluate their ideas to determine whether they are good business opportunities. At this stage, students will integrate the knowledge acquired through previous modules and will produce a final business plan. Students will present their plans to the class and a panel of experts for feedback and critique. 8 sessions
Friday, October 21/October 28/November 4/November 11, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00p.m.
Saturday, October 22/October 29/November 5/November 12, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.