Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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James E. Guinn Complex 
1150 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Kenisha Chidiebere, SCORE Administrator 
Fort Worth - Chapter 120 

The Essentials of your Business Plan

  Need to Create an Effective Business Plan?

 This is the workshop for you!

If you’re considering starting a business or need to refresh your business plan this is a workshop for you.

Presented by Mike Reid or Steve Ruel

Look at your business in a fresh new way while you create your business plan!

Fee $50

Limited seating, please RSVP early.

We recommend bringing your laptop or tablet.

In this 3-hour workshop you will:

  • Think strategically about your business
  • Actually write your business plan from scratch using a simple yet rigorous approach
  • Begin to learn how to establish Cash Flow projections








Steve Ruel 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 Certified SCORE mentor that also conducts workshops on how to develop an effective business plan. Steve is also a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS).

Mike has been a volunteer at SCORE for six years, has been involved in presenting a various workshops and is a previous Chapter Chairman.

Mike is a retired executive from the insurance industry where he held various leadership positions including General Manager and Chief Operating Officer.   Among his various assignments, he launched a new company overseas gaining the experience of what it’s like to start a business from scratch.

Includes a free subscription of StratPad Startups and Students edition.

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Note: Refunds will be processed upon request up to 7 days before the workshop date. No credit of paid workshop fees will be applied to future workshops for cancellation after 7 days prior to the workshop date or non-attendance. 

All workshops held at locations other than the James Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX will not be able to accept debit/credit card payments. Checks are accepted but no cash payments.
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.