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GPS – a Guide to Plan for Success

WBDC’s most comprehensive training program for people learning to work on their business plan whether they are startup or emerging businesses.
GPS - a Guide to Plan for Success
October 10th, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
What You'll Gain:
  • A dynamic 12-session course taught by industry experts with an online learning component
  • A solid understanding of business-building fundamentals
  • A detailed business plan based on your goals for moving your business forward
Cost: $300.00

Gain a comprehensive understanding of business building fundamentals and emerge from this class with a solid blueprint firmly in hand. Give your business concept the advantage of a well thought out plan. This 12-session course is taught by industry experts in a dynamic peer-to-peer environment and is supported by an interactive online tool to guide you every step of the way.

Topics Include: Business Basics, Marketing Plan, Business Types/Legal Entities, Basic Financials, Hands on Business Plan Development, Promoting Your Business in the Digital World, Cash & Getting Financed, Business Plan Pitch Practice, Financial Forecasting, Social Media Analysis and Business Advisory Networking.

Class dates: October 10, 15, 22, 24, 29  November 5, 14, 28  December 5, 10

*Two sessions will be pre-recorded webinars.

Location: Stamford

Apply by Friday, September 7 for a 10% discount 

Reduced-fee scholarships available to those who qualify based on income guidelines.

To receive an application, contact Megan Wormser at 203-353-1750 or  mwormser@ctwbdc.org 

Instructor: Carol Cheswick
Title: Business Specialist
Bio: Carol Cheswick is a Business Specialist with the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC). Since joining the WBDC in 2012, Ms. Cheswick is responsible for teaching GPS – Guide to Plan for Success program to aspiring business owners who seek to start a small business and to make their vision a reality. Ms. Cheswick also conducts one-on-one counseling for the WBDC, helping individuals on specific business and career challenges.
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Terms of Service: WBDC is a nonprofit organization, required by its funders to collect data requested on this form. WBDC places great value on your personal privacy and the confidential facts and figures you disclose concerning your business activities. Information concerning you and your business is kept strictly confidential and is reported only in aggregate unless prior approval is received from you. WBDC is able to offer its programs and services at afforable and/or reduced rates due to the support of Federal, State, Municipal, Corporate and Individual contributors and the programs or services you participate in are either partially or fully subsidized.