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We have completely redesigned these courses to maximize your learning experience! Here’s a quick glance at the learning environment you’ll experience.
In this course, you will learn how to analyze where you are currently, set goals for the business’s future, and develop plans to achieve those goals. You will also learn how to evaluate new business opportunities and forecast your business’s financial future.
After completing the readings and activities in Business Planning, you will be able to
- Prepare a complete business plan.
- Set goals for your business.
- Analyze new business opportunities and determine their worthiness.
- Prepare and manipulate pro formas to forecast the likely success of your plans.
- Pinpoint gaps between your current capabilities and your strategic requirements.
The first step in running a successful business is to develop a sound business plan and strategy. Equally important is the second step, which is to finance the strategy and then manage the money earned by the business.
After completing the readings and activities in Financial Planning, you will be able to:
- Explain the primary purposes of financial planning and accounting;
- Determine whether you should hire a bookkeeper;
- Define the link between customer relationship management (CRM) and accounting;
- Identify the components of external financial statements;
- Describe the importance and functions of internal financial reporting;
- Analyze the relative financial strength of your business;
- Improve your cash flow;
- Use several different strategies to analyze the performance of your business
Also included in these courses:
Creating a Business Plan
Dreams Without Plans Are Just Dreams! You have a dream of starting a travel business-how will you turn it into a reality? Join Cory Andrichuk Business Coach as he reviews the basic components of a business plan and why it’s critical to your success.
Your Competitive Advantage – Your Brand
What does competitive advantage actually mean? Start with your understanding of your agency’s strengths and weakness and the unique market conditions you work under, then use that information to effectively position your agency in a path to success. Sounds simple right? Not always, and often it is very useful to have a professional coach, prompt you through this.