Friday, April 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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Microsoft Store in the Domain 



Bill Grosskopf 
SCORE Austin, Chapter 249 

Business Assessment and Goal Setting 

To grow your business, you need a plan.  In this workshop, we will discuss and use the tools you need to build your growth plan:  assess your industry and business, identify your business needs, determine your strengths and weaknesses, and create reasonable, workable goals to ensure your continued success.

•             Planning for Growth--What does growth mean to you?

•             Industry Lifecycle--What is the current state of your industry and your business?

•             Strategic Planning--Where are you? Where do you want to be? How do you get there?

•             Business Needs Assessment--What are your goals? What do you need to meet them?

•             SWOT Analysis--What are your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats?

•             Goal Setting--Are your goals specific, measureable, attainable, relevant, and timely?


Carleton Smith Speaker: Carleton Smith

Carleton is a SCORE volunteer with forty years of experience in management of sales, marketing, and engineering for high tech companies. He was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for a Fortune 500 company with global operations and has management experience in sales, marketing, business turnarounds, manufacturing, engineering, acquisitions, and mergers.