POWERED FOR GROWTH

GROWTHWHEEL MASTERCLASS - 2021

NEXT COHORT STARTS WEEK OF 4/5/2021

The POWERED FOR GROWTH Planning Your Business series will be offered AT NO COST in four cohorts in 2021.

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Start Dates:

• Cohort 1: Week of April 5th

• Cohort 2: Week of May 17th

• Cohort 3: Week of July 12th

• Cohort 4: Week of August 30th

The POWERED FOR GROWTH series  leverages the GrowthWheel platform and are offered free of charge in 2021.

 

Funding for this program has been underwritten via the Federal Cares Act. This program has a value of $1500.

The offers each of the four focus areas:

• Business Concept 

• Organization

• Operations

• Customer Relations

Participants may take each focus individually or concurrently, thus the entire program may be completed in a 5 week time frame or one focus area at a time over the 23 weeks (all four cohorts).

Full workbooks and materials are provided. 

Session information:


A one-hour quick overview will be held from 12pm - 1pm and a deep dive from 3-5pm.


Quick overview sessions will be recorded and available on demand for participants. 

Participants may participate in either or both as they determine best for their needs.

GrowthWheel is a visual toolbox and online platform used by business advisors, incubators, and entrepreneurship educators to help businesses make decisions and take action.

GrowthWheel helps startup and growth companies build their businesses through a simple action oriented process — one that stays true to the way most entrepreneurs think and work.

Target audience:


This workshop is for growth companies seeking to make strategic and organized decisions and actions in pursuit of their business idea. It is suitable training for all business life stages across all industries.

Business Concept

MONDAYS

12p-1p and/or 3p-5p

12

Define your Business Idea

Explore your Products & Services

Create your Business Model

Identify your Customers

Establish your Market Position

Organization

TUESDAYS

12p-1p and/or 3p-5p

12

Establish Ownership or Board Structure

Outline Plan for Employee or Contractor Needs

Partnership Approaches

Establish Needed Processes

Identify Legal Issues

Operations

WEDNESDAYS

12p-1p and/or 3p-5p

12

Quantify your Facility Needs

Identify Business Technology Needs

Plan for Production and Deliveries

Understand Approaches for Funding

Strengthen Financial Processes

Customer Relations

THURSDAYS

12p-1p and/or 3p-5p

12

Establish Brand Foundation

Plan Communications and Public Relations Activities

Manage Sales and Service Potentials

Identify Marketing Opportunities

Network for a Stronger Business

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The Small Business Development Center at the Starved Rock Country Alliance

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