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Early-Stage Business Boot Camp – Poplar Bluff

Are you an aspiring or early-stage small business owner? The Early-Stage Business Boot Camp helps entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business, explore the feasibility of a new business venture, and learn how to develop a viable business model.

During this fast-paced, interactive, fun, and energizing program, attendees will discover the best practices, talk through real-life examples, and learn about valuable local resources designed to help small businesses grow. This multi-session Boot Camp is an accelerated program that helps build your foundational business knowledge and jumpstart your new business. This program was developed by the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University and offered in partnership with the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce. It is powered by Innovate SOMO, led by Codefi and efactory.

Participants of the program will receive ongoing coaching and mentoring to develop a growth plan and financial budget by the end of the program. Guest speakers and visiting entrepreneurs will bring their real-world experience to make the program topics come alive.

This eight-session, group-based educational program provides future or early-stage entrepreneurs and small business owners with:

• Business Resources Available
• Market Research and Analysis
• Market Identification and Sales
• Financial Management and Projections
• Marketing Channels and Reaching Customer Segments
• Building and Compensating Your Team/Hiring and Managing Employees
• Accessing Capital – Types and Sources
• Positioning Your Business for Growth

Enroll for the Early-Stage Business Boot Camp to learn more about important topics impacting your business’s success!

Attend All 8 Program Dates:
Session 1: February 29, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 2: March 5, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 3: March 7, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 4: March 12, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 5: March 19, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 6: March 21, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 7: April 2, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm
Session 8: April 4, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 8:oo pm

There is no cost for participation in this program, but pre-registration is required and seating is limited.

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Feb 29 2024 - Apr 04 2024


5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce
1111 West Pine


Missouri SBDC at MSU
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