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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: 10-Part Series
April 9th, 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: Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23, May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11
Wednesday, May 1st (Networking Night in Norwalk)

*Two sessions will be pre-recorded webinars.

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 555 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven

Free Street Parking

Apply by Friday, March 29th  for a 10% discount 

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

Contact Kenyetta Banks at 203-751-9550 or  kbanks@ctwbdc.org for more information.

Instructor: Janet Siegenthaler & Expert Guest Instructors
Title: Manager of Access to Capital
Bio: Janet Siegenthaler is a former finance executive with over twenty years of experience in commercial banking, marketing, and corporate sales. Her expertise is helping entrepreneurial companies to obtain capital and achieve profitable growth. Janet’s specialties include: new venture development, strategic planning, debt restructurings and turnarounds of small to mid-sized companies.
Register for GPS - a Guide to Plan for Success: 10-Part Series
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.