design a best-in-class business with a competitive advantage

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 People who should take these seminars include those:

• Starting a new business
• Purchasing a franchise
• Re-positioning their business into new markets
• Desiring to take their business to the next level
• Retailers, manufacturers, service companies, for-profit and not-for-profit, domestic and international

What You Will Learn:

• How to design a business based upon your personal style and the opportunities in your market
• How to design your business with a sustainable competitive advantage
• Reduce pricing pressure
• Drive profitable sales
• Create a customer following
• What best-in-class companies are doing

Course Overview:

• Each student will design their business with a sustainable competitive advantage based upon innovation to the business model.
• That innovation is discovered through an investigation of the existing business models and the competitive landscape including: suppliers, customers, competitors, substitutes and barriers to entry.
• Specific opportunities will be identified through investigation of the following: industry, market, and competition.
• Opportunities to create competitive advantages will be investigated through the design of strategies in: marketing, sales, operations, human capital, social responsibility, financing, corporate governance and technology.

The course will be offered in a workshop atmosphere in which students are expected to apply and discuss the various aspects of business planning.

The result is a written business plan and presentation to banks or investors reflecting a sustainable competitive advantage.
 

Curriculum       

        Class #1:               Introduction, Learning Outcomes, Entrepreneurial Thinking

Class #2:               Company Description As An Opportunity

Class #3:               Industry Analysis & Trends Opportunities

Class #4:               Target Market/Market Creation Opportunities Part 1

Class #5:               Target Market/Market Creation Opportunities Part 2

Class #6:               Competition Opportunities

Class #7:               Strategic Position & Risk Assessment

Class #8:               Sales Strategies, Forecasts And Opportunities Part 1

Class #9:               Sales Strategies, Forecasts And Opportunities Part 2

Class #10:            Operations Design Opportunities

Class #11:            Technology Design As A Disruptive Force

Class #12:             Management & Organizational Design Opportunities

Class #13:             Community Involvement & Social Responsibility
                                Program Design As A Competitive Advantage

Class #14:              Development, Milestones & Exit Plan

Class #14:             The Financials And Assumptions Opportunities

Class #15:             The Financials And Assumptions Opportunities

Class #16:             The Executive Summary

Price: $1,495.00

(Includes course materials)

Contact us to register at: (719) 592-0218

Class Times and Locations: To be announced