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    Kauffman FastTrac Business Basics

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    Date(s) - 07/17/19 - 07/18/19
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Howard County Innovation Center

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    In this 10-week guided program, aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs will develop and refine a business concept, taking it through each step of the business planning process. Through readings, research, and discussion, participants will plan and analyze their entrepreneurial vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested Business Plan. Each session is lead and guided by a certified Kauffman Facilitator.

    During this program, you’ll work to:

    • Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
    • Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
    • Learn how to set realistic financial goals for your business.
    • Determine the unique features and benefits of your product service.
    • Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
    • Define your company’s brand and marketing.
    • Learn how to manage business functions and develop an organizational culture.
    • Determine the steps to profitability.
    • Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
    • Launch your business

    At the end of the course all participants will be provided the opportunity to participate in a business pitch competition with their fellow classmates. The top three pitches will receive the following:

    • 1st Place: $1000 + $250 Course Fee Refund + 3 Month Innovation Center Affiliate Membership
    • 2nd Place: $250 Course Fee Refund + 3 Month Innovation Center Affiliate Membership
    • 3rd Place: 3 Month Innovation Center Affiliate Membership

    To secure your registration, click here.


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