Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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Jenny Day, SCORE Workshop Coordinator
SCORE Fort Worth - Chapter 120

Starting Your Own Business? What you should do before writing your Business Plan

*This will be a live online workshop via Zoom*

This workshop will focus on the key steps you need to consider in organizing your business concept to creating a Business Plan.  Your business concept is the fundamental idea behind your plan.  Before investing your time to writing a Business Plan you need to validate the viability of your business concept.  Your business model, plan, vision, and your mission are developed based on your concept.

In this workshop we will discuss the following:

  • Defining your business concept
  • Ways to validation idea to testing your concept
  • Leverage competitive tools to gaining deeper insights
  • Purpose and structure of a Business Plan
  • Role and purpose of your mentors
  • Next steps to starting your Business Plan

Workshop Fee $10


Presented by Steve Ruel

Steve Ruel is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer. He is a former business executive of a major insurance company with leadership responsibilities in marketing, operations management and sales. Steve has a broad range of business experiences that include strategic leadership to growing and developing business markets specific to the marketing of employee benefits. Steve is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) and also conducts workshops on how to develop an effective business plan.

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Cancellation Policy: 

If you need to cancel you must notify us via email 7 days prior to the workshop date. A confirmation of your cancellation will be sent once it is received. Calling the SCORE Fort Worth office is not acceptable for a cancellation notice. All no-shows or cancellations after 7 days will lose their paid workshop fees.

All workshop fees must be paid in advance prior to workshop date. For security purposes we will not be able to accept payment for workshops at the door unless workshop is being held at James E. Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX. 

CANCELLATION NOTICES MUST BE IN WRITING AND EMAILED TO: Jenny Day at ch.admin0120@scorevolunteer.org. Any other means of cancellation will not be accepted. 

SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.