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 Entrepreneurs 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
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.