Aug 20, 2014

Course Title: Creating a Successful Business Plan

School: At a college near you (click "Enroll Now" to see location). [Learn More]
Hours required: 24  
Price: $99  
Length course offered: 6 Weeks   
Instructor: Carol Parenzan Smalley [Bio]

Description:

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Committing your idea to paper in the form of a business plan not only increases your chances of obtaining financing, but also in keeping your business strategically focused. With the support of your instructor and a network of like-minded students, you'll work through all of the major components of a business plan and emerge with your first draft in hand. And most importantly, you will have completed the first--and most difficult--step on the path to small business success.

Goals:

For new and established small business owners, the course will start you down the path of small business success.

Grading System:

Confirmation of Completion awarded with passing score.

School Description:

No matter where you live, you will be able to take any of our comprehensive, convenient online courses offered in connection with a college or university near you. Click "Enroll Now" to find the partner school for the course you want to take.

Instructor Bio: Carol Parenzan Smalley

Carol Parenzan Smalley is an entrepreneur and educator with a degree in engineering and over 20 years of business experience. She acts as a consultant to both small businesses and to business writers, has more then thirteen years of experience teaching college-level entrepreneurial courses, and is the former editor of the world's largest customer relationship management online community.