Santa Fe SBDC - Create Your Startup Business Plan - Santa Fe

SBDC - Santa Fe HEC

1950 Siringo Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Phone: 505-428-1343
Website: Click to Visit

Business Plan -- the words strike dread in the hearts of the person wanting to start a business! Let the Santa Fe SBDC empower you to create the kind of plan that works for your business. You will create your own start up plan in three information-packed sessions and receive tools and resources to help you keep it up-to-date and relevant.

SBDC Instructor Mechele Hesbrook is both a successful entrepreneur and former Dean at SFCC. She has learned the value of having this roadmap and will share some great ‘war stories’.

4/4/2019 - Session I - The who, what, when, where, why and how of your business idea - An overview of the main elements of a business plan. You will begin writing the first four elements of your plan.

4/11/2019 - Session II - Market Research - Who will buy and why?

  • What is the Mantra, Mission & Vision of your company?
  • Who is your ideal customer and why?
  • Create your brand
  • How do you compare?

4/18/2019 - Session III - Financials, Recordkeeping, SWOT - Create a personal financial statement of assets and liabilities

  • SWOT Analysis on your idea
  • Start up costs, projections
  • How will you keep the books?

This class is intended for preventure and early stage businesses, but all are welcome. Bring your laptop or tablet to each session. Please let us know if you need to make arrangements to borrow a laptop when you register. We strongly suggest attending our Steps to Starting a Small Business workshop prior. There will be homework.


Register here.

Thursday, 04 April, 2019


Julianna Gutierrez

Phone: 505-428-1343
Website: Click to Visit