Lean Business Planning Workshop - Part 1

Fri 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Business Basics

This 20 hour training offered by NJSDBC at Rutgers University is a comprehensive course with a leading edge approach for developing new business and product ideas. The program is uniquely designed for both startups and existing businesses. The Lean Startup Methodology, developed by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Steve Blank and Eric Ries, has been adopted at many universities, corporations, government and business organizations, and the National Science Foundation. Participants will learn how to rapidly design, develop, test, and validate a business idea; how to conduct a market research and customer market validation; how to launch and fund a business startup with minimum resources and time. Each participant will be guided through a Business Model Canvas as the foundation for a validated business plan. The classes will be conducted on Fridays, October 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The workshop's sessions are: Part 1: Value Proposition, Business Model Canvas, Business Structure & Organization Part 2: Marketing and Market Research Part 3: Identifying Key Partners and Key Activities Part 4: Financial Documents: Quantitative Part of Your Plan The individual post-training counseling will be available to those who will need additional fine-tuning of their business plans. A laptop is recommended on each day of the workshop. Course fee: $150, due by September 25 (includes four days of training, ready to use templates, other instructional materials, and lunch) Discounts: 1) Early Bird rate of $125 available thru September 21, 2018 2) Current Rutgers Business School students can attend at no cost 3) Other students, veterans, unemployed, and recipients of social assistance or disability benefits are eligible for a 50% discount Registration & Payment page: By email: njsbdcnb@business.rutgers.edu or by phone: 848-445-8790

Pre-payment is required!! To pay by a credit card, go to: To pay by check, please make check payable to Rutgers University- Middlesex Co. NJSBDC. Mail the check to: NJ Small Business Development Center At Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Livingston Campus – Janice H. Levin Bldg 94 Rockafeller Road, 2nd Fl., Room 223 Piscataway, NJ 08854 Parking Instructions: Non-permit visitor parking space is available in Lots Yellow & Green (accessed from Hospital Rd or from Rockafeller Rd behind shops and restaurants). It takes about 10-15 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the building. Closer parking in faculty parking lots (Avenue E gravel lot behind Beck Hall or Lot 101 in the back of Tillet Hall) is available via electronic one-day pass registration. To request closer parking, please send your vehicle License Plate # and Color.

Fee: $ 150.00

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Phone: 848-445-8796


SBDC @ Rutgers New Brunswick
Janice H. Levin Building
94 Rockafeller Road, 2nd Fl., Room 223 Piscataway, NJ 08854