September 24, 2012

Larimer SBDC Offers Leading Edge Entrepreneurial Training

The Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is running its 10-week course designed specifically for entrepreneurs who wish to start a new business or expand their current venture and take it to the next level.

The classes are on Friday mornings from Sept. 28 through Dec. 7.

Business owners who would like to construct a fully functional strategic business plan or revisit their current business plan with updated information are ideal candidates for this program.  Entrepreneurs who are starting a new venture will also find this program invaluable for the beginning and growth of their business. This program is sponsored by The City of Fort Collins, Great Western Bank and The Bank of Colorado.

“The Colorado SBDC Network presents the NxLevel for Entrepreneurs curriculum across the state with great success. This is an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs in Larimer County to participate and incorporate this valuable information into their businesses” said SBDC Director Deborah Moeck.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Planning & Research: Entrepreneurial Essentials
  • Organizational Matters: Management & Legal Structure
  • Marketing: Market Research, Analysis & Understanding
  • Advertising: Strategies, Tactics & Implementation
  • Financial Overview: Books, Records & Controls, Financial Planning
  • Managing Your Money: Cash Flow Projections, Budgets & Assumptions

WHEN:  Fridays, Sept. 28 through Dec. 7

TIME:  7:30-10:30 AM

LOCATION: Larimer SBDC – 125 S. Howes St. Suite 150 (970) 498-9295

INVESTMENT:  $399 (discounts available for multiple attendees from same company)

COMPLETION REWARD:  $100 rebate for successful completion. 

Visit the Larimer SBDC for more information or to register.

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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