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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:

  • Work to develop your 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 The Iowa Center headquarters from 5:30-8:30 pm for 8 weeks beginning Monday, October 7th. Our final class meeting will take place Monday, November 25th.  

Cost: $350 (inquire about scholarships!)

What we cover:

  • Business idea outlining + preparation

  • 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 form here, fill it out, and then email it to Claire Reiman at CReiman@theiowacenter.org 

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