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No-Cost Consulting

START DATE

Tuesday, July 09, 2024

WHEN

Tuesdays & Thursdays -

 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

LOCATION

Larimer SBDC /Virtual

LENGTH

4 week intensive cohort series

COST

$395*

Who Is It For?

LEADING EDGE is for business owners and entrepreneurs positioning for growth stage, that desire focused education and planning, accountability, networking, and the tools to build a strategic business plan to take their company to the next level.

What To Expect

  • Eight 2-hour sessions held on Tuesdays and Thursdays (The first session and graduation must be in person, all sessions in between can be either in person or streamed.
  • Discussions, guest speakers, and LivePlan working sessions with subject matter experts
  • Continuous feedback on your business plan and strategy during the course
  • Free subscription to LivePlan that continues 3 months after the program
  • Free registration to workshops at the Larimer SBDC while enrolled
  • 5 minutes to present your strategy to your peers on Graduation Day. You will walk away with a completed business plan, multiple mentors, and a key network of resources, champions and friends!

Speaker(s): Lead Facilitator: Bill Welter

Guest Speakers: Amada Simental, Franklin Taggart, & Mike Bennett

*Partial scholarships available

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance

Graduation Requirements

  • No more than two unexcused absences from the training series
  • Completing at least 3 hours of one-on-one consulting throughout the course
  • Turning in a completed business plan by the end of the course

The LEADING EDGE™ Entrepreneurship Series is a hands-on, step-by-step strategic business planning program for early-stage businesses across any industry. Through this 4-weeks Cohort Series—with expert help all along the way—you can test the feasibility of positioning your company for growth, solidify your business model and build a road map in LivePlan. You can finish the series with an actionable, strategic business plan to access potential financing or to use as a blueprint to manage your business.

The LEADING EDGE Entrepreneurship Series makes you an active participant in a program designed for (and with) entrepreneurs just like you. Facilitators and guest presenters are knowledgeable entrepreneurs and specialists who are attuned to the issues you will face every day. Thoughtful, insightful—and above, all practical—the series covers all aspects of successful business planning for growth.

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