Join us for the Business Planning Online Workshop

Access Powerful “Hands-on” Training, Research Your Business Idea and Write Your Business Plan!

Join the RiskBuster Team for the Business Planning Online Workshop. Master business planning and market research skills and techniques so you can confidently start or grow your business! Use your business planning skills to develop a business plan you can use to start a business, grow an existing business, attract investors or leverage funding. You will learn how to research competitors, complete market research, develop the basis of a marketing plan and create one or more 3-year financial projections.

You’ve heard it said that four out of five new businesses fail in their infancy. That’s a scary statement. We think it’s misleading. We think it should go like this – four out of five businesses that fail to plan fail.

The top value of the Business Planning 2012 Online Workshop is that you become the expert for your business by building your own business plan. Working your way through a business plan gets you grounded in your business and takes you to opening day with confidence. The business plan removes much of the guesswork, freeing up your energy to focus on serving customers and making money.

In 30 years of owning businesses and coaching others to start businesses, I have learned that there are five essential keys launching any business:

Understanding your industry.

Knowing your business.

Realistic action plans.

Access to funding, using clear and credible financial forecasts.

A well-researched, written business plan.


What do you get when you register for the Business Planning Workshop?

Unlimited access to the video recordings and workshop resources online – learn at your own pace, at times that work for you.

Lifetime Membership at the Business Planner’s RoadMap Online – plan as many businesses as you want, when you want.

A proven business plan example and template – no time wasted formatting or fiddling.

The Biz4Caster integrated spreadsheet forecasting – never again fear financial forecasting.

Resources and checklists – to help you stay on-track.

Action assignments – guidance, motivation and assistance as needed.

Time – research and write your business plan in timelines that work best for you.


Six Webinars To Get Your Business Plan Off To A Great Start!

  1. Jumpstart Your Business Plan
  2. Business Plan or Bust!
  3. Research Business Ideas Without Going Crazy
  4. Tell Your Story – Make Your Case
  5. Take the Fear Out of Forecasting
  6. Present Your Business Plan To Different Audiences


Business Planning Workshop Schedule

Module 1-3. September 24-28, 2012

Live Phone Call. October 1, 2012

Module 4-6. October 1-5, 2012

Live Phone Call and Wrap Up. October 9, 2012


Here is a breakdown of the interactive, self-scheduled two week training program:

Webinar 1: Jumpstart Your Business Plan
  • Discuss the realities of business ownership
  • Consider your relationship with time-money-energy
  • View business through different lenses
  • Discover the benefits of doing a business plan
  • Tour the RiskBuster Business Plan Oasis and materials
  • Discuss the business development process
Webinar 2: Business Plan or Bust!
  • Tour the Business Planner’s RoadMap™ Steps 1 to 10
  • Establish business planning and start-up timelines
  • Review great reasons to do a business plan
  • Explore ways to learn about your Industry
  • Write your business vision in less than an hour
  • Define how to prove your business case
  • List twenty ways to boost a business plan’s credibility
Webinar 3: Research Business Ideas Without Going Crazy
  • Review Business Planner’s RoadMap™ Steps 11 to 31
  • Identify business plan supporting documents and appendices
  • Develop market research questions and strategy
  • Adapt templates to create market survey questionnaires
  • Prove or disprove your assumptions
  • Describe your industry without suffocating in information
  • Identify customers’ needs and spending habits
  • Discover ways to research your competitors
  • Focus your market research efforts by prioritizing customers
  • Use research to determine feasibility and make a go/no go decision
Webinar 4: Tell Your Story – Make Your Case
  • Review Business Planner’s RoadMap™ Steps 31 to 53
  • Install and use the RiskBuster Business Planner™
  • Discover and use the RiskBuster Business Plan Shell™
  • Arrange business plan folders and files for easy retrieval
  • Use Roadmap™ in conjunction with the Shell™
  • Review narrative business plan elements issues and fixes
  • Describe products and services in ways that make sense
  • Prepare for forecasting by prioritizing revenue streams
  • Discover 60 sure-fire tricks for enhancing business plans
Webinar 5: Take the Fear Out of Forecasting
  • Review Business Planner’s RoadMap™ Steps 54 to 65
  • Use the Biz4Caster spreadsheet-based forecasting tool
  • Build and troubleshoot a 3-year bottom-up financial forecast
  • Clarify your business financial assumptions
  • Calculate business owner’s personal financial needs
  • Use the price generator to create units and prices
  • Forecast cash flow and estimate start-up expenses
  • Create 3-year pro forma income statements and balance sheets
Webinar 6: Present Your Business Plan To Different Audiences
• For Yourself – The First Customer
• For the Gatekeeper
• For the Banker
• For Employees
• For Investors
• Executive Summary
• The One-Page Business Plan
• The Elevator Pitch


Claim your seat now in this online workshop

Use coupon code “Business” until Sept. 15 to get $100 discount

Cost: $297

Click Here Now To Enroll


Dan Boudreau President and CEO Macrolink Action Plans Inc.Meet the facilitator, Dan Boudreau

Dan Boudreau has devoted the last 20 years to coaching and mentoring regular folks into the captivating world of business. He authors and facilitates lively, transformative workshops on the topics of entrepreneurship, business planning, and training for trainers. He has inspired thousands of entrepreneurs to become successful business owners and leaders.

Launching into his first business venture in 1980, he has embraced (and survived) the wide spectrum of business ownership, from single owner home-based enterprises to ventures employing more than 100 workers.

Dan is author of Business Plan or Bust! and RiskBuster: Start or Grow Any Small Business Wherever You Are With Whatever You Have Right Now!

No Risk Money Back Guarentee

I am absolutely certain that the Business Planning Online Workshop will be an immensely valuable step forward for you—one that will help you carve out a new profitable service niche!

Your success is our success. We stand behind the quality of our products and services. If for any reason you are NOT completely satisfied, the contact us within the first 30 days and we will issue a prompt refund of your purchase price—No Questions Asked!

P.S. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to assist you to research and write your very own business plan, and to hearing your success stories as you launch your business and make it profitable!


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