In collaboration with Faster WV, an entrepreneurship program of Advantage Valley, BridgeValley is offering Kauffman FastTrac®, a flexible course with a solid framework to support founders when starting a business and beginning a journey to success. This immersive course is designed to provide information, tips, exercises and tools to make business ideas concrete. The modules in this course are Ideate, Position, Commit, Refine, Financing, and Launch. Additional content of this instructor-led course includes sales forecasting, social media marketing, eCommerce, etc. You’ll work to: Match a business concept to a personal vision. Set realistic financial goals for business opportunities based on unique product/service and competitive analysis. Define the company’s brand and marketing plan. Manage business functions and develop an organizational culture. Identify potential sources of funding for a business. Determine steps to profitability. This hybrid course meets face-to-face via teleconference on Thursday evenings. There will be no class meeting during the week of Thanksgiving. The enrollment fee of $307 is grant funded through December 31, 2020.