In this second module of the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business online course, you will learn how to evaluate your business concept. You'll do this by reviewing a feasibility plan draft of a sample business. You'll also research industry profile data, customer data, financial projections, and other information.
This module will show you how to evaluate your business ideas in order to decide whether or not you should move forward with your business concept or go back to the drawing board.
Download the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business workbook that accompanies the modules and provides more information.
Have you skipped a step? Take part 1 of the online course: Startup Basics.
Then finish the remaining modules:
Part 3: Developing Your Marketing Plan
Along with taking these online modules, contact your local chapter and determine if the in-person workshops are available in your community. At the local workshops, you will have the opportunity to learn from local experts, connect with your personal mentor for free answers to your business questions, and meet other aspiring small business owners.
And, don't forget to download the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business workbook for more startup information.
SCORE Volunteer Contributions
Thanks to the following SCORE volunteers who served as subject matter experts in the development of these new Simple Steps for Starting Your Business eLearning modules!
- Bob Breaux - Baton Rouge Area SCORE
- Bill Gill - Charlotte SCORE
- Karl Haug - East Bay SCORE
- Patrick Ingram - Greater Phoenix SCORE
- Mort Harris & Loren Herbst - Minneapolis SCORE
- Eileen Cummings - West Palm Beach SCORE
- Tom Burgum & Lou Davenport - SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon