The Top-3 reasons that start-ups fail: Money, Market, and Management! This 90-minute workshop is an introduction to the basics of Money, Market, and Management for anyone considering the launch of a new business or anyone looking for a refresher! Learn about sources of funding and what good credit looks like. Understand the importance of market development and why it is relevant. Dive into a better understanding of managing a business. We reinforce the following concepts: No Free Money; Need for Personal Financial Investment; Need to Work ON the Business; and identifying a target market.
Class will be delivered online via Zoom.
Rick Feltenberger is Regional Director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Fort Hays State University. During his business career, Mr. Feltenberger was a serial entrepreneur and an accomplished Fortune 500 business executive. As an entrepreneur, Rick started and successfully exited 4 businesses and served as an Advisor-in-Residence for a business incubator where he assisted multiple startups. He is well versed in business plans, financial management, debt & equity funding (bank loans and investors), developing sales and growth strategies, and helping business owners Exit With DignityTM when they are ready for the next chapter in their life.
The North Central Regional Planning Commission is hosting a series of FREE trainings through June 2022 for residents, businesses and nonprofits located in the 12-county NCRPC service area including the following North Central Kansas counties: Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Marshall, Mitchell, Ottawa, Republic, Saline, and Washington. Learn more and view the full calendar of available courses.