Class Overview

Entrepreneur Boot Camp | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationHave you been dreaming about starting your own business?

Would you enjoy being your own boss?

It's an exciting endeavor, but statistics show that most businesses fail within the first 5 years.

But you don't have to be just another statistic. During the Entrepreneur Boot Camp, we'll:

  • Explore the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
  • Identify the importance of goal setting and planning
  • Discuss how technology is used by businesses
  • Learn about the importance of record keeping for businesses
  • Discuss available grants and government business programs

Walk away with a solid understanding of the viability of your business idea, if you've got what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, resources for funding, and more.

It's time to take the first step toward achieving your dream!

Course Outline

What is an Entrepreneur?

  • Checklist For Going Into Business
  • Are You A Potential Entrepreneur?
  • Success, Self-Esteem, and Goals
  • Brainstorming Business Ideas

As You Start Your Business

  • Selecting A Legal Structure
  • Licensing And Registrations
  • Planning Your Business

Using Technology

  • The Essential Eleven Computer Skills
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Internet Opportunities

Managing Your Business

  • Financial Statements
  • Record Keeping And Taxes
  • Grants And Government Programs

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will:

  • Identify the knowledge, skills and abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them
  • Develop goals to help establish your business
  • Understand how to establish a legal business entity
  • Develop an outline for your business plan
  • Know how to use technology to make your business more professional
  • Generate ideas on what types of business to consider
  • Determine if starting a business is right for you

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone with a business idea that is curious if they have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur
  • Small business owners looking for professional guidance in further establishing their business's structure
  • Those interested in our Entrepreneurship Certificate program

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5932
  • Instructor: Conrad Brian Law
  • When: 2/5/18 - 3/2/18
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $195
  • Additional Notes: This course is also part of our Entrepreneurship Certificate program.
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