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The business plan. Writing one can be intimidating. You're juggling market research with competitor analysis, financial projections with marketing strategies. With so much to consider and organize, it's easy to lose your drive.

DreamBuilder Live makes it simpler.

Here's what you'll do during this 8-week course:

  • Have a potential for a complete business plan
  • Access online material as well as group + one-on-one, in-person support
  • Build your professional network
  • Connect with others working toward the goal of business ownership
  • Learn from guest mentors (including CPAs, attorneys, web developers, and other small business owners)

Class meets weekly at Iowa Center headquarters from 5:30pm to 8:30pm for 8 weeks beginning Monday, January 15th. Our final class meeting will take place Monday, March 12th.

Cost: $350 (inquire about scholarships!)

What we cover:

  • Business idea outlining + preparation

  • Comparative analysis of competitors

  • Market research

  • Client/customer profiling

  • Marketing + advertisement strategy

  • Value proposition + cost-setting

  • Salesmanship + customer service

  • Hiring + managing employees

  • Managing time, money + information

  • Bookkeeping

  • Funding

  • Structuring the business

  • Risk + insurance

Interested? Please download the attached form, fill it out, and mail it to The Iowa Center, email it to ekessinger@theiowacenter.org

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