Course curriculum

  • 1

    Business Planning

    • Business Plans Overview Part 1

    • Business Plan Overview Part 2

    • Business Plans Overview Part 3

    • Business Plans Overview Part 4

    • Business Plan Overview Part 5

  • 2

    Components of a Business Plan

    • 1. Why Do A Business Plan

    • 2. Components of a Plan

    • 3. Company Summary

    • 4. Market Analysis

    • 5. Company Strategies

    • 6. Pricing Strategy

    • 7. Product Life Cycle

    • 8. Web Plan

    • 9. Management Summary

    • 10. Product Fulfillment

    • 11. Financial Plan

    • 12. Cost of Goods Sold - Broadband

    • 13. Overhead

    • 14. Break Even Analysis

  • 3

    Assessing Viability

    • 1. Market Assessment

    • 2. Profitability Assessment

    • 3. Cost Analysis

    • 4. Financing Assessment

    • 5. Legal Assessment

    • 6. SWOT Assessment

  • 4

    The Lean Start-Up

    • 1. Understanding The Lean Start Up

    • 2. Pivot or Persevere

    • 3. What Management Must Do

    • 4. Eric Ries Tactics

    • 5. Lean Accounting

    • 6. The Lean Canvas

    • 7. Kinds of Pivots

    • 8. Simplifying Lean

    • 9. What's Wrong with the Lean Start-Up

    • 10. A New Kind of Lean and Frugal

    • 11. More Frugal Tips

  • 5

    Funding Sources

    • Business Funding Basics

    • Types of Investors - Angles

    • The 3 Cs of Lending

    • Funding from Customers and ROBS

    • Understanding Business Debt

    • SBA Loans

    • Seller Financing

    • Alternative Funding Resources

  • 6

    The Business Plan Over Time

    • Business Plan Over Time

    • Project Management

  • 7

    Entity Selection

    • Sole Proprietorship

    • Partnerships

    • C-Corporations

    • S-Corporations

    • LLC

    • Business Trusts

    • NonProfit Organizations

  • 8

    Business Forecasting

    • Business Forecasting

    • Business Forecasting Software

    • Performing a Business Forecast

    • Plan Guru