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Behind every successful business is a sound business model. But the jargon, (not to mention the numbers), can be confusing.
If you’ve got an idea for a new business venture, or want to grow your existing venture, this two-part masterclass with renowned business mentor Johnny Martin will set you up for success. First, you will uncover the key elements needed to develop your business model and then use this as your basis for creating a compelling business plan and a sound financial forecast.
No prior financial experience or knowledge is required for this highly interactive, practical course. To help you get the most out of your experience, optional pre-course preparation and e-learning materials will be available. By the end of this course you will be able to analyze your business model with confidence and produce a compelling business plan in both words and numbers.
This course is for …
Anyone with a new business idea
Anyone with an existing business venture, they are looking to grow
No existing financial experience or knowledge required
The 3 financial objectives of a business
Ways to speak the language of business
Developing your business model in 5 steps
How to produce a financial forecast
Producing your business plan
How to explain your business model to investors
As part of the course, you will receive a business plan template with an integrated three-year forecasting template.
Johnny ‘aka the Numbers Coach’ is an experienced Finance Director who now passionately explains business numbers and jargon. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book “Understanding Your Business Finances” and his workshops have been awarded “High Impact” status by Global Entrepreneurship Week.
He is a British Library Business & IP Center partner and Mentor for the School of Communication Arts – the world’s best advertising school. He is the entrepreneur in residence at the London College of Fashion and Finance Coach for the Royal College of Art’s Innovation Unit.
His wide ranging commercial experience as an FD and MD includes trade sales and raising investment, in sectors as diverse as film, e-learning and food to name a few. It is this wide-ranging sector experience which means that he can bring his training to life with real stories and examples.
Dates: Wednesday 19 July and Wednesday 26 July 2023
Time: 2pm-5pm BST both days
Prices: £299 (plus £7.80 booking fee)
A catch up recording will be shared after the class and will be available for two weeks.
This masterclass is available globally. See this time zone converter to check your local live streaming time.
2pm BST | 3pm CST | 6am PT | 9am ET
You will be sent a link to the webinar 24 hours and 30 minutes before the course start time. Please email [email protected] if you do not receive the access link 24 hours before the scheduled start time.
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