Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 5 - Funding Sources May 7, 2015

In this module, you will learn about accounting and bookkeeping systems, sources of capital, the six C’s of credit, and banking relations. You will also conduct a financial statement analysis and determine the next steps on your path to starting a business.

Download the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business workbook that accompanies the modules and provides more information on this topic.  

This workshop is the final module in the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business online course. This course helps you test the feasibility of your idea and decide whether or not you should move forward with your business or go back to the drawing board. You'll do this by researching industry profile data, customer data, financial projections, and other information. You'll also have a sample feasibility plan to use as a guide.

Have you skipped a step? Take part 1 of the online course: Startup Basics.

Then finish the remaining modules:

Part 2: Defining Your Business Concept

Part 3: Developing Your Marketing Plan

Part 4: Creating Your Financial Projections

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!

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