CORE FOUR® is a very practical guide to planning a small business. The curriculum is turn-key, and reaches entrepreneurs with what they really need to know to plan a successful business. This is a training your participants will love!
CORE FOUR® Instructor training is an overview of the entire CORE FOUR® Business Planning Course, instructor syllabus, training techniques and strategies, course schedules and options, tuition reimbursement strategies, promotional strategies, and pricing strategies.
You will learn how to better understand entrepreneurs and bring back tips for working with them, and you will discover how CORE FOUR® can be used by your entire staff as a very practical business development guide.
Also included with the cost of training is a CORE FOUR® Instructor Manual ($199 value!), which contains 150 additional pages of topic objectives, training tips, discussion suggestions, sample handouts and flip charts, PowerPoint slides, and in-class exercises.
You Will Learn About…
- The entrepreneurial mindset – what are they thinking?
- Valuable tools for working with and training entrepreneurs
- How to objectively evaluate a business plan
- The PROCESS of creating a business plan and sharing this with entrepreneurs in a way they can understand
- Working smarter with entrepreneurs
- Best practices for working with entrepreneurs
- Creating a self-sustaining training program
- Training entrepreneurs using CORE FOUR®
Meet the Trainer!
Susan Martin has worked in entrepreneurial training and program development at the Northeast Entrepreneur Fund since 1997. In 2006, she was named Entrepreneurial Campus Initiative Coordinator, a role in which she works closely with the staff and administration of several community and technical colleges in northeast Minnesota to develop entrepreneurial programs on their campuses. Susan grew up in a family of entrepreneurs and has owned and operated her own businesses since the age of 18.
The Northeast Entrepreneur Fund (developers of the CORE FOUR® Business Planning Course) provides training, consulting, and financing to entrepreneurs in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, and has helped start and grow nearly 1,000 businesses since 1989. The Northeast Entrepreneur Fund is an SBA Women’s Business Center and SBA Microloan Intermediary.
Basing its entrepreneurial development programs around the principles outlined in CORE FOUR®, the Northeast Entrepreneur Fund has seen phenomenal success among its customers.
85% of the businesses helped by the Northeast Entrepreneur Fund are still operating 2 years after receiving assistance!
Registration for one is $695
Two from one organization can attend for $650 each
Three or more from one organization for $600 each
Visit Core Four for more information about this valuable training opportunity!