Jan
9
Wed
Evaluate Your Business Idea @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Workshop: Evaluate Your Business Idea 

Do you want to start a business but not sure if your idea is feasible? Or do you need help gathering your thoughts into a viable business idea?

During this hands-on workshop you will learn the essential steps of developing and evaluating your business idea, including:

  • What are your options for going into business
  • How to turn your business idea into a reality
  • How to conduct preliminary research
  • Use a one-page tool in the workshop to evaluate 8 aspects of your company, including customer, cost, pricing and marketing

Key Topics:

  • Common traits and characteristics of entrepreneurs.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of starting a business on your own, buying a franchise or
    buying an existing business.
  • Assessing the feasibility of your business idea or opportunity.
  • The value and purpose of a formal business plan.

Learning Outcomes:

  • You will be able to compare your personality traits, strengths and weaknesses
    with those common to successful entrepreneurs.
  • You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of starting a business on your
    own versus buying a franchise versus buying an existing business and why it is
    important to consider all three options.
  • You will learn how to assess the feasibility of your business idea or opportunity.
  • You will hear why it is important to prepare a formal business plan if you decide
    to proceed and an overview of what that plan should include.
Jan
12
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
19
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
26
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Feb
2
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Mar
9
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Mar
16
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.