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Biz Smart Sprint

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Biz Smart Sprint is your introduction into the world of entrepreneurship. In this live, virtual 6-week course, you will learn the building blocks you need to become a successful entrepreneur. Each week, you’ll discover the key components you need to start a business, including the Business Model Canvas business planning tool, understanding your customers and market, developing a marketing strategy, legal and operational considerations, and financial basics.

This course is an excellent touchpoint for:

  • Entrepreneurs who are just starting out
  • Participants who need a refresher on business basics
  • More established businesses looking to formalize or revamp their business planning process
  • Individuals who are considering the feasibility of their “big idea”
  • Product or industry experts who are looking to learn how to think of their product or service in business terms

Program Structure

In this course, program participants will have 6 sessions of business content and a wrap-up session on next steps.

  • Session 1: Course introduction, understanding the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas
  • Session 2: Identification of key customers and market in order to determine product/market fit
  • Session 3: Marketing Strategy
  • Session 4: Financial basics (key terms, pricing, managing cash flow, sources of financing)
  • Session 5: Legal and Operational Considerations (entity selection, HR Laws/policies, insurance/liability, etc.)
  • Session 6: Writing a formal Business Plan

Location: Live Virtual
Schedule: 4:00- 6:00 pm CST
Dates:  6 sessions

    • July 11, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)
    • July 18, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)
    • July 25, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)
    • August 1, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)
    • August 8, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)
    • August 15, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (class taught online via Zoom)

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Series:
Website:
https://sbdc.wisc.edu/start-a-business/biz-smart-sprint/

Organizer

SBDC at UW-Madison
Phone
608-263-2221
Email
sbdc@wsb.wisc.edu
View Organizer Website

Venue

Zoom
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84557186333?pwd=aA9hl0eajQC6ZOjSLvJavPEN81vY6f.1 + Google Map
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