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Blue Print Business Plan Workshop

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Topic: Business Basics

This four-hour workshop covers the development of the business plan and financial forecasting of the business plan. Please be prepared to begin working on your business plan during the class. We will start by opening a Microsoft Word or Google Doc for you to add information to as we proceed through the workshop. By the end of the workshop you will have completed a rough draft of a portion of the business plan and have clear direction which areas you need to conduct research and add additional information to in order to complete.


  • Research tools
  • Business plan components
  • Business concept
  • Financial plan
  • Supporting documents



Speaker(s): Susan Ball, UMW SBDC Director Susan Ball is the Director of the University of Mary Washington SBDC and a Certified Business Analyst. She works with clients to evaluate business opportunities, forecast cash flows, develop marketing strategies, prepare loan proposals, and write business plans. She also assists clients in registering to do business with state and federal agencies and obtaining applicable minority business certifications. She teaches Blue Print Business Plan seminars. She is certified as a NxLevel instructor and a GrowthWheel advisor. Susan has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Mary Washington and an MBA in finance from the University of Florida. Prior to working with the SBDC, Susan co-authored finance textbooks, taught high school mathematics, and owned a pizza restaurant. She has been with the SBDC since the fall of 2007 and has worked with hundreds of clients during that time.


If you need further assistance or have a question, please contact us at (540) 654-1383.

Fee: $ 35.00


April 16
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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University of Mary Washington SBDC
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