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VetBiz Activate

Thursday, March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Organized By VetBiz
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Whether you have an idea for a small business or just recently began and need to establish your foundation, this program will move your forward. Through formal instruction by industry leaders, guest speakers, and individual coaching. This course will be held virtually from 6-8pm kicking off on March 17th, 2022 and held every Thursday evening after with graduation on April 21st, 2022. 

Topics will include:
-Cultivating a business mindset
-Financial management for a small business
-Understanding your target customer
-Understanding the types of organizations
-The formal business planning process

Learning Outcomes:
- How planning can mitigate risk and maximize potential
-Identifying the difference between a sustainable business and an idea
-Recognizing resources and best practices to create your BAIL-IT team
-Cash flow management principles
-An actionable plan to move forward with a sound mind and resources to support you along the way
Mitch Fitzpatrick
(314) 371-6696
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