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GPS – a Guide to Plan for Success – Stamford

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
February 4th, 2019
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: Mondays, February 4, 11, 25 • March 4, 11, 18, 25 • April 1, 8, 15

*Two sessions will be pre-recorded webinars.

Location: Stamford

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

Download an application, submit your interest using the form on the right, or contact Megan Wormser at 203-353-1750 or  mwormser@ctwbdc.org for more information.

Instructor: Carol Cheswick
Title: Business Specialist
Bio: Carol Cheswick is a Business Specialist with the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC). Since joining WBDC in 2012, Ms. Cheswick has taught GPS – a Guide to Plan for Success program to aspiring and emerging business owners who seek to start or develop a small business and make their vision a reality. Ms. Cheswick also conducts one-on-one counseling for WBDC, and has helped hundreds of individuals on specific business and career challenges. A certified Life Coach, she brings with her over 30 years of experience finance, marketing, investing and executive consulting.
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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.

Small Business AssociationThis program is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. We make reasonable accommodations for access by persons with disabilities.