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Blue Print Business Plan

Mon 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Business Basics

This one day four-hour workshop covers the development of the narrative and financial forecasting portions of the business plan. A workbook will be provided that will take the attendees through a step-by-step approach to creating a business plan. Participants will also receive a comprehensive report on their industry. Topics covered: - Research Tools - Writing Methods - Key documentation - Financial Statements - Cash flow analysis - Business plan format/outline - Methodologies needed for forecasting business financial results

Speaker(s): Susan Ball, Director of the UMW SBDC Fredericksburg Office

Susan Ball is the Director of the University of Mary Washington SBDC’s Fredericksburg office and a Certified Business Analyst. She works with clients to evaluate business opportunities, forecast cash flows, develop marketing strategies, prepare loan proposals, and write business plans. She also assists clients in registering to do business with state and federal agencies and obtaining applicable minority business certifications. She teaches Blue Print Business Plan and How to Get Started in Social Media Marketing seminars. She is certified as a NxLevel instructor and a GrowthWheel advisor. Susan has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Mary Washington and an MBA in finance from the University of Florida. Prior to working with the SBDC, Susan co-authored finance textbooks, taught high school mathematics, and owned a pizza restaurant. She has been with the SBDC since the fall of 2007 and has worked with hundreds of clients during that time. If you have a question or need further assistance, please contact us at (540) 654-1383.

Fee: $ 60.00

Payment can be made at our office.

Phone: (540) 654-1096


University of Mary Washington SBDC
1125 Jefferson Davis Highway Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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