Center for Entrepreneurship

The nine-year partnership between Wake Tech and Wells Fargo Bank has provided hundreds of entrepreneurs with training on how to start and grow a business, sales, and social media. We are constantly adding to our offerings, based on the needs and feedback of current and aspiring business owners in Wake County.


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
LaunchHollySprings
Name
SEF-3001DS1
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Description
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thought process on every element of your business, from basic description and mission statement to financials and sales forecasting. Then complete the homework to finish the class with the first draft of a comprehensive business plan. Supporting material and resources are available for download and access to the online course content is available to students for a full six months after completion of the course.
Course Objectives
  1. Assess your own ability as an entrepreneur
  2. Evaluate the feasibility of your business idea
  3. Align personal goals with your business idea
  4. Create organizing and marketing strategies
  5. Explore pricing for your product or service
  6. Develop capital needs & sound financial statements
  7. Research, develop, and write a comprehensive plan for your business
Outline of Instruction
  1. Assess your own ability as an entrepreneur
  2. Evaluate the feasibility of your business idea
  3. Align personal goals with your business idea
  4. Create organizing and marketing strategies
  5. Explore pricing for your product or service
  6. Develop capital needs & sound financial statements
  7. Research, develop, and write a comprehensive plan for your business
Contact Hours
24
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
Provided
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Pamela Brown
919-335-1001

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