Take our 12-Week Business Planning Class and develop your business plan with confidence. This intensive class focuses on creating a practical and effective business plan—one of the most useful documents an entrepreneur will ever use. It is a critical management tool for feasibility analysis, operations, marketing and finance and is necessary for accessing capital for business launch and growth.
The 12-Week Business Planning class addresses all aspects of business start up and expansion including:
- Marketing strategies
- Industry trend analysis
- Financial projections and sales assumptions
Participants have access to industry experts, one-to-one consultations, small group interactions, financial coaching, and a business plan review session. Completing this course will help build a strong foundation necessary to embark on the exciting journey of entrepreneurship.
Application: A $40 nonrefundable application fee is required. This fee will be applied towards the class tuition if your application is accepted. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a Renaissance SoMa Orientation.
Tuition: $1000. Scholarships up to 50% and payment plans are available, based on household income. For more information on eligibility, see our scholarships page.
Payment: Payment for classes and workshops are collected prior to or no later than the first day of class. To request an installment payment plan please contact Erin Morris, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarships: To apply for a scholarship you will need:
- *Proof of household income
- Income verification form
*Proof of household income can be one of the following:
- A copy of previous year’s tax return;
- A recent pay stub (within the last three months) or
- Documentation of government assistance, such as unemployment benefits, social security, or Medi-Cal.
All information will be kept confidential. Download income verification form here.
Email above to Erin Morris, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com. Preference is given to local residents and business owners.
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the SBA. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Fatimah Aure, firstname.lastname@example.org, (415) 348-6217.register here
- Erin Morris
- (415) 348-6227