Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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SCORE Vancouver Office
4001 Main Street, Suite 120 - 21
Vancouver, WA 98663

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SCORE Vancouver
Vancouver SCORE Chapter 0566


SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide.  SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has over 300 chapters throughout the United States and its territories with 11,000+ volunteers nationwide.  Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business mentors. Now celebrating it's 53rd year of service to American entrepreneurs, SCORE was founded in 1964.

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Business Plan Basics Seminar

This three hour seminar will cover the basics for writing your own Business Plan including:

  • Why I should have a Business Plan?  What financing opportunities exist?
  • What's needed in my plan?  Should I have different plans for different audiences?
  • What are some good Business Plan examples I may use?
  • How should I differentiate my product or service?
  • Can I calculate a Break-even point for my business and how can I project profit?
  • How do I determine what licenses or permits I will need?
  • Where can I find free research tools for marketing or competitor analysis?

Following the seminar, registrants may schedule free, confidential one-on-one meetings with Certified SCORE mentors to help turn your concept to reality.

To facilitate discussion and learning, this seminar is limited to six participants and will fill quickly.

This seminar is partially supported by the SCORE Foundation and is being offered at the reduced fee of $25.  Additional scheduled one-on-one follow-up business mentoring is free upon request.  Registrants will receive a copy of the seminar presentation materials with resource reference links prior to the seminar.

This seminar will be offered by A. William (Bill) Ruttledge, a 40+ year veteran of the financial services industry.  Bill is a Certified SCORE Business Mentor and past Chairman of the Vancouver Chapter.