The Self-Employment Workshop Can Help
Building a business could be likened to constructing a building. Any building requires a solid foundation with four well-placed cornerstones. Similarly, successful businesses are built on a strong foundation of planning and four cornerstones of solid business principles.
The Self-Employment Workshop is offered at Church employment resource and self-reliance centers to help you formalize your idea and turn it into a successful business or enhance an existing business through the development of a business plan.
The workshop will help you lay your business’s foundation by developing a well-thought-out business plan. Your plan should include four major sections, or cornerstones. The Self-Employment Workshop is divided into four sections. Each section covers one of these cornerstones:
In each section of the workshop you will participate in three primary activities that will help you develop a strong understanding of each cornerstone:
- Case Study: You will read and discuss as a class the business plan of a sample business.
- Mock Business: In small groups, you will work together to develop a business plan for a mock business.
- Personal Business Plan: Applying what you have learned, you will write the business plan for your own personal business.
To attend The Self-Employment Workshop, contact the LDS employment resource or self-reliance center nearest you.