BOOTS to Business Reboot

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11/02/2017 08:00 - 15:00
New Mexico Military Institute
Address: 101 W College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201

8:00-8:10 am                 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

OBJECTIVE: Provide an overview of the Boots to Business program, the 2-day workshop, and Introduction to Feasibility Analysis.

  • Richard CoffelOBJECTIVE: Provide an overview of the entrepreneurial process, what it means to be an entrepreneur, the opportunities and challenges and military skills and attributes that transfer over to entrepreneurship.

 

  • 8:10–8:55 am.               Module 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS OWNERSHIP
  • Jim Cassidy

 

8:55-9:05 am              BREAK

9:05–9:35 am               Module 2:  BASICS OF OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION

OBJECTIVE: Describe the process and activities related to understanding the ‘business case’ for turning an idea into a sustainable business concept.

  • Richard Coffel OBJECTIVE: Understand how to conduct market research, the importance of market research, and also the basics of competitive strategy/analysis

 

  • 9:45-10:30 am              Module 3: MARKET RESEARCH
  • 9:35–9:45 am            BREAK
  • Ivan Corrales10:40-11:20 am          Module 4: THE ECONOMICS OF SMALL BUSINESS
  • OBJECTIVE: Understand the foundation for the cost, price, volume relationship, as it informs profit potential and sustainability for the planned venture.
  • 10:30-10:40 am          BREAK
  • Ivan Corrales

 

  • 11:20-12:00 pm         Module 6: FINANCING YOUR VENTURE

OBJECTIVE: Understand the resources required to execute your venture concept; understand the different opportunities to fund start-up and subsequent growth; opportunities and challenges associated with each

 

  • Ivan Corrales

 

 

12:00-1:00 pm                        LUNCH

1:00-1:30 pm                Module 5: PICKING THE CORRECT LEGAL ENTITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

OBJECTIVE: Understand the various legal forms of a business; opportunities and challenges associated with each; offer an overview of other legal considerations impacting veteran-owned business; government contracting.

  • Richard CoffelOBJECTIVE: Leveraging the Nuts & Bolts Guide to Business Planning, understanding how to move from feasibility analysis to constructing a viable and fundable business plan.
  • 1:30–2:15 pm.              MOVING FORWARD – BUSINESS PLANNING
  • Scott Bucher2:25–3:00 pm            DOING BUSINESS WITH THE GOV’T; RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT YOU

 

    • OBJECTIVE: Learn how to take advantage of opportunities of doing       business with the government; understand the variety of free or low-cost resources available to assist you in executing your venture concept;
    • 2:15–2:25 pm            BREAK
  • Richard Coffel 

 

  • THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND BEST SUCCESS IN YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL ENDEAVORS
  • 3:00 pm                  WRAP-UP COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION OF 8 WEEK ONLINE COURSE SIGN-UP

For more information please contact:

Richard Coffel @ 505-383-2402 or Richard.coffel@state.nm.us

 

 

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