Foundations: Entrepreneur Training Program [Night] [Virtual]

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Foundations: Entrepreneur Training Program [Night] [Virtual]

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - August 4 @ 7:00 pm

This program is ideal for individual who have an idea for a business or who are in the beginning stages of business development and need exposure to the basic principles needed to run a successful, sustainable company.

Entrepreneurs who complete FOUNDATIONS have the opportunity to:

– Join a community of like-minded professionals.

– Complete a proven business development curriculum.

– Receive complimentary admission to our workshops and networking events.

– Have an opportunity to join our collaborative co-working space at a discounted rate.

– Apply for a $25,000 business loan from First Horizon Bank.


WEEK 1: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – Class: Evaluating Feasibility

WEEK 2: Tuesday, June 23,2020 – Class: Selecting A Business Name

WEEK 3: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 – Class: Business Plan Outline

WEEK 4: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 – Class: Market Research and Advertising

WEEK 5: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 – Class: Required Start-Up Money (Budgeting)

WEEK 6: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 – Class: Financial Statements

WEEK 7: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 – Class: Suppliers and Distribution Channels/ Credit and Access to Capital

WEEK 8: Tuesday, August 4 , 2020 – Presentations/ Graduation

Student Learning Outcomes

The Participant will:

  1. Evaluate feasibility to see if they are ready to start their own business
  2. Create a business plan
  3. Review financial statements
  4. Discuss marketing and advertising techniques
  5. Learn what’s needed to start a business
  6. Compile a resource binder
  7. Deliver a well-organized presentation with skill and ease, using visual data where appropriate
  8. Turn in a written presentation

Nashville, TN 37203


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