SBSS 2.0 - Growth Planning for Developing Businesses
The Small Business Success Series is an educational program for entrepreneurs to equip them with the skills and connections they need to run a business day-to-day.
Session #4 is Growth Planning for Developing Businesses, with Jason Bacon of ATB Entrepreneur Centre.
Starting a business is tough, but growing a business is tougher. Develop your growth plan and transition successfully into the next stage of business.
Building the right strategy will help you avoid the pitfalls of growing too quickly or too slowly. Learn how your current business activities are affecting growth and concentrate on removing the barriers.
- Understand how rapid growth can kill your business
- Find the transition points in your business: micro to small or small to medium
- Identify the three roles a founder plays in growing your business
- Developing the Plan
- How to select a team
- Understand the importance of the diagnostic phase
- Using the SWOT analysis for planning
- Learn how to develop and implement strategies
- Discover the myths of planning
If you know that your business has great potential, and you want to take those important first steps in developing it sustainably, then this is the program for you.About the presenter:Jason is the Entrepreneur Strategist at the Lethbridge ATB Entrepreneur Centre. His role is to work as a coach, consultant and champion for businesses of the Lethbridge area. A graduate from the University of Lethbridge with Bachelor of Management focused in Finance, he has held a myriad of roles in the banking sector. Jason has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs through the business planning process and is a big believer in value based business creation and expansion. Every day he works with small business owners through every step of their entrepreneurship journey.He is happily married with a two and a half year old son named Alex, and a brand new baby girl named Mackenzie.
Session Date Increase Your Productivity and Get More Done: Digital Tools for Business Success 22-Jan-19 Access to Capital for Small Businesses 19-Feb-19 Tax Tips and Strategies for Small Business Success 19-Mar-19 Growth Planning for Developing Businesses 16-Apr-19 Reach More Customers 21-May-19 After Your 1st Year in Business: Are You Profitable? 18-Jun-19