300 Preston Avenue, Suite 205, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Our hours are 9:00 - 5:00 EST Virtual meetings only until further notice

Tools from the CVSBDC Sessions

Entrepreneurship Certificate

You can earn the Entrepreneurship Certificate by completing the homework and meeting with a SBDC Advisor. The goal is to have a business model developed, or be in a position to secure capital to start or expand your business. 

Founders’ Session 1:

Industry Trends, Your Customers, and Market Fit


Session 2:

Pricing, Costs and Launch Preparation

Session 3:

Marketing, Sales, and Your Brand

Session 4:

Business Models, Telling Your Story, and Risk Planning

Session 5:

Money and Recordkeeping

Accounting Terms

Quick Lessons in Financials

Some templates and online lessons for your convenience.

Accounting 101: covering basics

Basics of Balance Sheets (SCORE)

Cash Flow

Cost Benefit Analysis

Intro to Pricing Course (30 min)

Pricing Models Explored (30min)

Profit and Loss Statement

Sales Readiness (30 min)