POWELL, Wyo. - Area residents who have an idea for starting a business and those who are already in business can get personal help developing or improving their business plans when the Business Boot Camp returns for a third year Wednesday, March 7.
The seven-session Boot Camp is designed to help participants understand the dynamics that support business growth and greater profitability. The interactive program provides participants practical instruction, tools and strategies to structure for success in business.
It meets from 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from March 7 through April 18 at the Northwest College Cody Center for Training and Development in Cody.
Sessions follow a building-block approach to starting or growing a business. Topics include an orientation, business intelligence, structure, branding, operations, finance, customer service, human resources and launching a business.
Experts from across the region serve as facilitators and advisers, helping participants through each step as they develop and refine their individual business plans.
The Business Boot Camp is a partnership of several agencies, including the Northwest College Center for Training and Development, Forward Cody, Department of Workforce Services-Cody Workforce Center, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Services, Wyoming Business Council, Small Business Development Center and Cody Country Chamber of Commerce.