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Small Business Design, Plan & Grow: A 2-Module Series

"Companies that aren’t able to systematically rejuvenate their business model will struggle to survive & thrive.” Alex Osterwalder. Invest 20 hours and create new business models that drive growth. Devote 8 weeks to develop a business plan to execute your business model. Transform your business and go from asking “Are we making money?” to confidently knowing “This is how we make money!”

Most non-profits, social enterprises and businesses have developed a product, service or technology innovation and built their success around that. In today’s dynamic business environment that’s not enough. You need to know how to combine product, service and technological innovation with business model innovation to become unstoppable in the marketplace. Join the award-winning Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center and learn how! Register early! Seminar limited to 10 businesses!

Additional Information

Learn About
  • Different revenue models you should consider
  • Positioning your business for long-term growth
  • Gaining access to industry and market research that equips you with the knowledge you need to make good business decisions and create solid strategies
  • Developing a lean business plan to support your business model
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Create new business models that drive growth
  • Develop a business plan to execute your business model
  • Transform the way you do business
  • Receive one-on-one business coaching throughout the experience and beyond
  • Limited to 10 businesses per session for accelerated, focused results
Module Options

**Module 1:** Pro-Seed Business Model Design

Built on the successful **Business Model Generation** approach by Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, you will begin by using the Business Model Canvas to design a business model that works.

The 9 building blocks of your business model are below:

  • Key Partners
  • Key Activities
  • Value Proposition
  • Customer Relationships
  • Customers
  • Costs
  • Key Resources
  • Channels
  • Revenue

**Module 2:** E-seed Entrepreneurship Training

The business plan you create will include:

  • The Team
  • The Business Model
  • External Environment
  • Financial Analysis
  • Implementation Roadmap
  • Project & Milestones
  • Risk Analysis
  • Budget(s)
  • Metrics
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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