Contact Hours: 20 (10 classes, 2 hours)
~Prerequisites: Command of the English Language
I. READY, SET, GO!
II. Start Up Costs
III. What’s In A Name? – Registering a trade name
IV. Business Resources
V. Advertising: From invisible to visible
VI. Record Keeping: Taking Your Business Vitals
VII. Record Keeping: Client Intake
VIII. Time Management: Appointment Setting
IX. “I’m all yours!” – Client retention
X. Plan for the future!
To ready the student to go from study, education, testing, to opening and running a business successfully. When students finish the course they will have their own business manual and the beginnings of a business plan they can refer back to for continued success after leaving.
Supplies: Student will need to supply a 1 ½ inch 3-ring binder with 12 tabs for separation as well as lined note taking paper (not a spiral type notebook), and pens or pencils. Student will also need to be prepared to keep accurate records of contacts, assignments and informational mailings to be turned in (and subsequently returned) for review.
******Course content may be subject to change with approval of OBPVS******