Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Green River Community College
Small Business Assistance Center

The NxLevel Entrepreneur Business Plan Course

(Our Next Series Starts Tuesday September 28, 2010 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. At the Kent Campus)

65 Most Common Reasons Businesses Fail
I just read an article titled, "65 Most Common Reasons Businesses Fail." The bottom line of the article is that most businesses don't have a well thought out written business plan that helps them avoid the most common reasons why businesses fail. The Nxlevel Entrepreneur Course positions you to research, dream, vision, and plan for the growth and success of your business.

Business Planning that Gets Results
One of the reasons we enjoy teaching this course is because it gets results. NxLevel Graduates have shown up to 200% increase in sales in their first year after the class. When compared to the 8% average growth of Washington Businesses the NxLevel course is very exciting. You will increase the value of your business and improve your chances of survival by participating in this course.

Learn it Tonight - Use it Tomorrow
The NxLevel curriculum is rated one of the best in the nation. It has a long history of success (see The information is easy to learn and easy to implement. Each class is 3 hours and includes 1 hour of instruction, a guest speaker, and time for discussion on the assigned topic.

Topics Covered:
1) Introduction to Entrepreneurship
2) Planning and Research
3) Management and Legal Structure
4) Marketing Analysis and Understanding
5) Marketing Strategies, Tactics, and Implementation
6) Financial Overview: Books Records and Controls
7) Financial Planning: Budgets, and Assumptions
8) Developing and Using Cash Flow Projections
9) Reading & Understanding Financial Statements
10) Financing Your Business
11) Negotiation and Deal Making
12) Managing Growth

About the Instructor
This course is taught by Kirk Davis of Green River Community College's Small Business Assistance Center. Kirk is a Certified NxLevel Instructors and Certified Business Advisor through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). This is the 6th time Kirk has instructed this course. In addition to meeting and working with hundreds of businesses one-on-one, Kirk have taught numerous business class and conducted book reviews on today's best selling business books. Kirk brings tremendous passion and insight to the course.

Course Includes:
3-hour class once a week for 12 weeks
NxLevel Text Book (600+ page business reference book)
NxLevel Workbook (forms, worksheets, and reference guides)
Guest Speakers each week on NxLevel Topics
Networking and meeting with other business owners

Kent Campus - Green River Community College
417 Ramsay Way (at Kent Station)
Kent, WA 98002

September 28, 2010 - December 14, 2010 - Tuesday Evenings at the Kent Campus

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Enroll All 12 Classes - $668 for one person
Enroll All 12 Classes - $695 for two people from the same business (One set of books included)
(Costs Include Textbook and Workbook)

Register Online: Click Here

Or call (253) 856-9595 Extension 5000 to Register