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Challenges for growing a small business have never been greater. Marketplaces continue to shift, technology continues to grow, and rules of engagement continue to change. Learning about challenges ahead and how to best meet them requires strategic thinking.

In a small business, the team is more important than any individual role and everyone has to wear many hats. Approaching the growth challenge from a financial perspective can bring this diverse team together to drive a winning strategy that reduces chaos and positions a company for success. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key trends affecting small business growth
  • Identify and explore best practices in crafting a business growth plan
  • Evaluate key advantages/disadvantages of organic vs. external growth strategies
  • Explore the technology tools to support the plan
Last updated/reviewed: November 21, 2019

6 Reviews (27 ratings)Reviews

5
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This course offers some great research resources & business tools available out there to help a small business grow and succeed.
5
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She has done it again. Lynn is a great teacher that provides good content. This course focuses on big picture issues.
5
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Excellent insight into a number of areas that can drive improvement to a small business operation.
4
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Good Course. i recommend all users to go through this course and learn
5
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Very easy to follow. I was surprised that there was a NFIB
5
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Course met all expectations and course was easy to follow

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  3:04Introduction to The Small Business Guide to Growth
  8:54Key Trends
  14:36Key Trends (Continued)
  8:52Business Growth Plan
  13:40Business Growth Plan (Continued)
  9:23Organic Vs. External Growth
  12:50Technology & Summary
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:11:19The Small Business Guide to Growth
Supporting Materials
  PDFSlides The Small Business Guide to Growth
  PDFThe Small Business Guide to Growth Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM