The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center in collaboration with Knox County Development Agency is interested in hosting a five-week Business Plan Basics course in Knox County this fall in Center.
The business planning workshop series includes the following main topics: Marketing, Promotion/Advertising, Financial Management, Customer Relations and Goal Setting. REAP collaborates with the University of Nebraska EDGE Program in utilizing the NxLevel Micro-Entrepreneurs curriculum called "Business Plan Basics." Sessions usually run 3 hours, one evening a week for five weeks. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance.
"Planning is a key to success in business, and these five hands-on exploratory sessions are designed for those thinking of starting a business and small business owners. Sessions will cover important information to complete a business plan," commented Monica Braun, REAP Women’s Business Center Director.
Previous Business Plan Basics Participants have said this about the course: "So informative for starting a business. Covers all aspects!" "The best parts were the conversations, networking and best practices shared!" "Information on Product and Price was the most helpful to me." "Recordkeeping information was what I found most helpful."
Registration for the course is $79/business and includes the course materials and other resource materials. Please give the Knox County Development Agency a call if you are interested in participating in this training opportunity, 402.288.5619. Or you may contact Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, at 402.643.2673, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project provides lending, training, networking, and technical assistance opportunities for start-up and existing small businesses.
More information about REAP, a program of the Center for Rural Affairs, and its services can be found at www.cfra.org/reap. REAP receives funding from the Nebraska Business and Innovation Act, Community Development Block Grants through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Small Business Administration, United States Department of Agriculture and other sources. The REAP WBC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Contact: Matt Cerny, Knox County Development Agency, email@example.com, 402-288-5619 or Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, firstname.lastname@example.org 402.643.2673