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This class is cancelled due to the restrictions on community gatherings, part of Orders adopted by Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt, take effect 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, and will continue until at least May 1, 2020.

The Small Business Program is making our online classes available without charge to help support small businesses. Find full list of online classes and register.

 

This course provides practical, step-by-step instruction on how to develop a business plan for a small start-up business or the expansion of an existing business. A business plan can be submitted to a financial institution or private investor for funding or used for implementation. Emphasis will be placed on a plan's components, format, marketing, and financial projections and analysis. This class will teach you how to review all the various components of a business plan and apply learned concepts in developing a plan for your own business.

This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor and counts toward the 6-course requirement needed to earn your Business Skills Certification.