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How to Create and Operate a Consulting Business


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This course is designed for those considering starting a consulting business and for those early-stage consultants in their first or second years of work.  The course will include the following topics: Market analysis, financial planning, getting enough clients, cash flow troubleshooting, which products and services are feasible for our markets, the RFP process, consulting business problems/solutions, basic outline of your tax and financial reporting responsibilities and related topics.  The instructor has over 21 years’ experience in the consulting business in ID, MT, and WA.

Suggested reading materials: 

1. Holtz, Herman.  -- How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant. -- ISBN  0471469106

2. Entrepreneur Media and Rice, Terry. -- Start Your Own Consulting Business, Fifth Edition. -- ISBN 978-1-59918-665-8

3. Gray, Douglas (attorney) -- Start and Run a Consulting Business, 9th Edition. -- ISBN 978-1-77040-045-0

This class is an ONLINE CLASS ONLY, a ZOOM link will be sent to you prior to the class. 

Make a note on your calendar there will not be a class on November 23 due to Thanksgiving on the 24th.  The class will be Tuesday November 22 instead.