Instructor-led sessions are structured around discussion & application
Complete business plan
Walk away with a workable business plan you can use for a loan or other use
Access to LivePlan
90-day, no-cost access to this powerful business plan authoring tool
Feedback and suggestions on your plan from our expert business coaches
Meet in-person or via Zoom. Schedule 1:1s whenever you need them.
What you'll learn
Learn from real-world examples and get feedback on how each concept applies to your specific business.
Create plans for sales and marketing, making key hires, business operations, and more, and know how they impact your bottom line.
Use financial forecasts to understand the impacts of different approaches and see which path will be most profitable
Walk away with a working business plan, a living document that will guide your business towards financial success
Session 1: Introductions, business description
Session 2: Target market, competition
Session 3: Operations, company overview
Session 4: Pricing, marketing, and sales
Session 5: Financial forecasting
Session 6: Financing, benchmarking, milestones, and metrics
Session 7: Executive summary and the pitch
Session 8: Pitches & presentations
Who it's for
This course is a good fit if you can say “yes” to all of the following:
What people say about it
EDE National Sovereignty - trucking
"I now have the confidence that I need to complete an award-winning business plan. It’s still a lot of work, but I’m no longer intimidated by that process. This class has taught me how to obtain the necessary information to “ fill in the blanks”.
Bright Visions - Pre-school & parenting classes
"The Accelerate Program is much more than I expected. In addition to my completed business plan, I've had the opportunity to journey with a business counselor, meet other women entrepreneurs, and learn from other professionals. I am inspired to utilize my new business plan and discover what is ahead for my program and for myself."