Jean Block is a nationally recognized trainer and consultant on nonprofit management, board development, fundraising and social enterprise with more than 45 years of experience as both board and staff leader for local, regional and national nonprofits. She is the author of several nonprofit books and manuals, including "FUNdraising! 180+ Great Ideas to Raise More Money" and "Fast FUNdraising Facts for Fame & Fortune." Her presentations are high energy, entertaining and filled with practical ideas you can put to work immediately. Learn more about Jean at www.jblockinc.com.
Here's a business scenario: Let's imagine that you make the world's best egg salad sandwiches, so you decide to open a business featuring your truly delicious sandwiches. Easy, correct? Not so fast - before you sink your life savings into bread, eggs and mayo, you'll need to invest in the time required to follow the 7 Key Steps to get from an idea to a business plan including goal setting, developing an asset inventory, opportunity-mapping, performing market research and feasibility, analyzing costing, sales planning and business planning.
This practical webinar with expert speaker Jean Block will walk you through these key steps and explain why a formal process is required to protect your valuable assets and resources while you create your business idea. This event is also a great opportunity for nonprofits to learn the steps required to create a social enterprise (earned income) venture to support and sustain your mission. You will also have access to the PowerPoint presentation for notes and ideas.
You'll come away wondering how fast the time went, and will be brimming with many great, useful ideas. Jean's experience and passion for capacity building and sustainability will make this a positive learning experience.
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