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Start Your Own Business

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Start Your Own Business

Would you love to be your own boss? Do you have a great idea for a business, but just don't know where to begin?

Stratford's in-depth Start Your Own Business program can provide you with a thorough introduction regarding the creation, operation, and marketing of a small business. The program also covers financial considerations, time management, record keeping and more.

Don't miss this chance to take the first step toward a new career as an entrepreneur!
Start Your Own Business Module 1
Entrepreneurial Skills

• The World of Small Business
• Steps to Home Business Success
• Product, Manpower, and Capital Options
• Starting and Managing a Business from Your Home
• Advantages and Disadvantages of a Home-Based Business
• Choosing your Form of Business Organization
• Recordkeeping, Insurance, and Legal Issues
• Balance Sheets, Profit and Loss Statements, Cash Flow Statement
• Time and Stress Management
• Personal Qualities Needed for Success in Business

Start Your Own Business Module 2
An Entrepreneur’s Plan for Small Business Success

• Exploring Your Options
• Spotting Trends and Opportunities
• Positioning Yourself as an Entrepreneur for Market Opportunities
• Profiling Your Target Customer
• Learning from the Competition

Start Your Own Business Module 3
More Concepts of Small Business Success

• Pricing and Promoting Your Product or Service
• Distribution and Location
• Legal Concerns
• Risk Management Issues
• The Power of Numbers

Start Your Own Business Module 4
Further Concepts of Small Business Success

• Financing Your Business
• Building and Managing a Winning Team
• Buying a Business
• Buying a Franchise
• Pulling the Plan Together
• Exporting: Another Adventure Beckons
• Fast-Start Business Plan

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the material is presented may vary.
Start Your Own Business Course

"SCI helped me turn my dreams into a reality. The monthly payment plan was helpful and made learning a lot easier."

Robert H.

"I learned the necessary information to start my own business. Completing this course was a great start!"

Paulette S.