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Course – Small Business Growth Simplified

Small business growth is a simple and well defined process. The problem is small business growth is not a topic with which many small business owners are familiar.  Add to this the fact that it is not a topic in many “so called” small business or entrepreneurship training programs focus.  As a result most small business owners are focused on the wrong objectives based on their business’ stage of growth cycle.

In this course you will be introduced to the 5 stages of business growth.  By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the factors that complicate small business growth.
  • Comprehend the defined and repeatable process that is small business growth.
  • Understand the stages of the growth model and goal to achieve to progress to the next stage.
  • Be able to identify the next steps you must take to advance your business to the next level.

Module 1 Why Understanding the Business Growth Cycle is Important
Business growth is a defined process. If you knew what to do and when to do it growing your business is simpler than you might think. This module will introduce you to the growth cycle and the important factors that impact business growth.
Unit 1 Why Understanding the Business Growth Cycle is Important
Module 2 Understanding the Stages of the Small Business Growth
The purpose of this module is to show you what things you should be focused as you begin to move your business through the stages of the business growth cycle.
Unit 1 Understanding the Stages of the Small Business Growth
Module 3 Understanding the Business Growth Factors
This module introduces the factors that influence business growth and the DE, Inc. tool which helps you understand the priority of the factors and how they change in each stage of the growth cycle.
Unit 1 The 8 Factors That Influence Business Growth