January 10 @ 5:30 pm - April 4 @ 8:00 pm
Thinking of starting your own business?
LEADING EDGE™ for Entrepreneurs is a 10-week course designed to teach you how to start and grow a successful business based on an actionable business plan. Through a blended-learning format, combining an online learning platform with classroom sessions, interactive learning exercises and expert guest speakers, you will be given the resources to help you start or run your own business.
The course is designed to give you a practical concept that you can apply to your current business or concept, but also in the following years. By the end of the course, you will understand the aspects of running a business, a sound financial vision and have a written business plan or strategy
Questions? Contact Kim Roberts by email or phone at 303.620.8045.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Ten three-hour sessions including interactive group work and guest speakers
Access to an online learning platform with weekly reading and presentations, group discussion forums, homework, financial spreadsheets and templates to build your plan of action
One-on-one consulting available
Feedback on your business plan or strategy during the course
Introduction to potential lenders at a Funding Options Panel
Free registration to workshops (excluding QuickBooks I) at the Denver Metro SBDC while enrolled
Entry into a class business plan competition for a chance to win prizes and have your business plan reviewed by consultants and banker or an accountant
Entry into an annual statewide business plan competition with cash prizes
Eligibility for the Funding Request Preview program, putting you on the fast track to funding if needed
Discounted participation in Trout Tank, a program training you to pitch at an event to lenders and investors