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Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

Our Entrepreneurship Training Program is facilitated by successful businessmen that just happen to also be veterans. We will explore three distinct paths to entrepreneurship: starting a business from scratch is not the only path to becoming a veteran business owner. We want you to have all the options to consider.

You'll join a group of fellow qualified veterans and Active, Guard, and Reserve military who are either exploring entrepreneurship as a career path choice or aggressively completing their business plan.

 

The program is completely virtual and you can attend from anywhere. We provide you with the means to network with your peers, and we bring our partners to the table to share success and failure stories along the way.

Our veteran entrepreneurship training program is free of charge for all Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Veterans.

 

Our next program runs from December 14th through February 1st. 

 

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PROGRAM Outline

Each module is 2 hours long and is viewed live on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 7:00 - 9:00PM EST. Each session requires some work in advance to participate. If you can't attend a live session, you will receive a recording.

  • Orient to course, objectives, and expectations

  • Experience online environment

  • Review relevant context that form the basis of the program design

Introductions

Program Overview

  • Market research techniques

  • Competition - direct & indirect

  • Pricing strategies

  • Case studies

Module 1

Marketing

  • Organizational structure issues

  • Legal forms of business

  • Three phase structure

Module 3

Execution

  • Understand financial statements

  • Prepare financial projections

  • Get to know cash flow

  • Determine necessary funds

Module 4

Logistics: Financial Projections

  • Define who, what, when, where, and why of business

  • Create an elevator pitch

  • Define the endstate goal

  • Decision point

  • Advantages of being a veteran

Module 2

Mission

  • Boards of Directors/Advisors

  • Networking techniques

  • Resources available

  • Next steps

Module 5

Command & Signal

Course
 OUtcomes

Receive Course Certificate: Edge up for Funding

 

Finish a complete business canvas

Develop financial statements and projections

Decide on strategy: startup, franchise, buy existing