Resources for Young Entrepreneurs
We’re here to help you succeed!
So you’ve come up with a brilliant business idea that’s sure to meet an untapped market’s needs, but now what? Our resources will help you get from point A to point B, so you can learn how to take that idea and build a business out of it!
Test Yourself: Is Self-Employment for you?
Before you get started, take our Entrepreneurial Self-Assessment and learn about your strengths and weaknesses as an entrepreneur. This assessment will help you discover if you have the necessary skills to succeed in self-employment.
Remember there are no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers. This is a measurement of where your skill set is now. If some scores are low, don’t despair, it is beneficial to identify the areas you need to work on, so you can build your skill base.
We offer a variety of resources, business skills training and advisory services, including a network of service providers, to help you gain the skills and attributes you need to become a successful entrepreneur.
From business planning to business growth, and everything in between, we have resources to help! See what advice, tips, resource guides and worksheets are available to help get you on the path to entrepreneurship.
Some of our most popular resources include:
- Creating Your Business Plan: A Step by Step Workbook
- How to Write an Effective Business Plan
- How to Identify a Target Market and Prepare a Customer Profile
- How to Write an Effective Marketing Plan
For more resources, check out our FREE online Business Resource Library.
In the first three years of business, building a strong foundation is critical and the learning curve is steep, so whether you’re looking for guidance, support, or answers to one of your many business questions, our Mentoring Program can help! With three different mentoring formats to choose from, one of them is sure to be just right. Find out more about the benefits of mentoring and apply to participate today!
We offer affordable, applicable workshops in person, via phone or webinar to help you gain the skills you need to run a business, including self-study learning guides on topics such as Focused Marketing, Financial Understanding and Financial Management.
Do you have a specific business question or just don’t know where to start? Call Client Services at 1.800.643.7014 and we will connect you with the resources you need or refer you to a Business Advisor who can help.