You now hold all the keys to the doors along your entrepreneurial path. Kris Solie-Johnson, chancellor and president of the American Institute of Small Business, best-selling author, educator, speaker, and mother of three, is an energetic and passionate entrepreneur.
Her books are in public libraries, high schools, colleges, and military bases both nationally and internationally.
Solie-Johnson has an MBA in Venture Management from the University of St.
Thomas and over 19 years of experience helping entrepreneurs reach their goals quickly through joint venture partnerships, creative marketing programs, and innovative financial options.
You will explore graphic design, logos, image, public relations, and guerrilla marketing, as well as marketing in action.
In this lesson, you will discover three additional financial components of the plan.Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course.No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.This lesson continues the focus on money, but from a different perspective than in the previous two.You will focus on funding and financing opportunities, and by the end, you should have a better understanding of financing.Self-Paced: Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment."I can't begin to tell you how much this course has helped me.For the last 14 years, I have been shying away from writing a "Business Plan." After having everything in place, I still had not written a plan, but alas, now it's done.In this first lesson, you will meet several leading entrepreneurs and determine if you have similar passions and skill sets.You will discover that business plans are not just for funding your dream, but for guiding it along the path to success (as you choose to define it). You will develop a vision and a mission for your enterprise.You will learn to position your company to be customer-centric, and how to move that customer from satisfied to loyal (and perhaps even an advocate for your business).In this lesson, you will structure your organization so it's in the best position to provide your product or service to your targeted customers.