21 Acres Farm
13701 N E 171st Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
Sales | Retail
Green is More Than the Color of MoneyGreen is also the color of the new economy. This course will provide you with guidance on how to plan, design, and launch a sustainable new business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, an entrepreneur will start an average of seven businesses before s/he launches a successful one. Passion and persistence without a game plan and a rulebook can lead to a waste of your precious resources—time, money, and talent. You will learn how to become an efficient business planner and you will learn to mitigate your risks so you can get it right much earlier in the game.Six Tuesdays*, February 19, March 12, April 2 and 23, May 14, and June 4Individual course session descriptions:Tools for Success Learn the 10 Keys to Success to help you design and launch your new small business. Entrepreneurship means understanding and being able to access available and often free resources as you design and launch a new commercial enterprise.The Strategic Start covers a wide range of topics related to entrepreneurship with an emphasis on pre-planning your entrepreneurial initiative and learning the steps—before you take the leap. An overview of sustainable business structures is introduced.Startup Success covers a wide range of topics related to entrepreneurship with an emphasis on designing a sustainable business—one with a clear competitive advantage, customers who you want to serve, and a strategy to reach them. Leave this class with your first single-page business plan!Money Rules™ will introduce you to the financial language of your business plan. Financial statements are “banker talk” for your business and you will learn how to prepare your own.Professional Business Design introduces you to the art of sustainable business design. Learn about the five main components of a business model and integrate each as you design the business model of your dreams.The Executive Business Plan™ is the business plan your banker wants to see. Any entrepreneur or small business owner seeking funding will find this model to be a simple, easy way to create a compelling business plan.A textbook is included with your registration.Instructor: Tiffany McVeety, MBA, Owner and Chief Economic Gardener, Girandola, LLC.Tiffany is an author, teacher, and economic gardener. She developed several award-winning small business economic development initiatives that have mobilized communities to support entrepreneurs. She partnered with private and public sector program leaders such as Microsoft, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, the Small Business Administration, and the USDA to offer small business support. Tiffany has taught multiple business and entrepreneurship courses at local community colleges, small business centers, and has delivered over 200 professional presentations. She is founder of the Girandola Center family of initiatives including the International Institute for Economic Gardening and SPROUT! Consulting (Sustainable Programs to Revitalize, Optimize, and Unleash Trade).21 Acres Member Discount:
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