Tue, Feb 04 | Rural Resources Farm and Food Education

Co.Starters Business Development Class (1)

Join this series of classes to take your business from idea to action. This is a 9-week program and each class is on Tuesday night from 6-9 pm (skipping March 17).
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Co.Starters Business Development Class (1)

Time & Location

Feb 04, 2020, 6:00 PM – Apr 07, 2020, 10:00 PM
Rural Resources Farm and Food Education , 2870 Holly Creek Rd, Greeneville, TN 37745, USA

About The Event

During CO.STARTERS, you’ll develop and fine-tune your idea, critically examining every part of it and tweaking your next steps through real-time feedback from people in the community. Over the nine weeks, we’ll cover the following topics.

Feb 4: Knowing Yourself (Assumptions, Working Styles, Team Building, Obstacles)

Feb 11: Knowing Your Customer (Problem, Solution, Benefit, Competition, Advantage, Customer)

Feb 18: Getting the Relationship Right (Marketing & Message; Getting, Keeping & Growing Customers)

Feb 25: Building the Model to Scale (Starting Small, Distribution, Revenue, Typical Sale, Price)

​Mar 3: Strengthening Your Structure (Business Structures, Licenses, IP, Hiring)

Mar 10: Discovering the Bottom Line (Startup & Ongoing Needs, Fixed & Variable Costs, Break-Event Point)

Mar 24: Accounting for Growth (Break-Even Point, Sales Projections, Cash Flow, Accounting)

Mar 31: Planning for the Future (Raising Capital, Growth Plans, Goal Setting, Pitch Prep)

April 7: Pitch Night/Sharing Your Story

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