Module 1 Business Vision: Creating a Business that you really love…
Categories: Goals, Vision/Mission Motivation, skills, strengths and weaknesses, Personality style, Leadership/Managing people, Industry knowledge, Exit strategy, Business relationships, ‘Business Fit”
This module is a downloadable online product to self study that includes 4 steps and a summary document plus worksheets which you can work though at your own pace to assess YOU and YOUR FIT to the proposed business IDEA. It includes 1 hour of skype or in-person support (Auckland)
It explores the following:
- What do you love doing?
- What are your good at?
- What do you need help with?
- What do you want to avoid/Outsource?
- What options are available for business collaboration whilst protecting IP?
- Should you have fellow directors or ‘go it alone’?
- How big is your dream?
- How long have you had this Business Idea?
- How much do you know about the industry you intend to operate in?
At the end of this module you will have much more clarity about how YOU fit into your proposed business and if it is sustainable for you over time.
The steps consist of self study questions, tips, options, observations and experiences, exploratory checklists, references to external tools and flow diagrams and worksheets to lead you through the process of gaining certainty about your business idea.
The output of module 1 is a crafted Business Vision and a set of your own strengths to take forward into your business planning stages, and confirmation that your proposed business idea is aligned with your personal purpose and values.
If you are setting up business relationships with other people or entities, you will understand the range of available options and enable you to select the one that best suits your business needs and protects your IP as you proceed.
This is Part-time self study and can be done in the evenings and weekends to suit your schedule plus 1 hour minimum of review time with Start-Up Lab to overview your outputs. We expect it to take approx 10-12 hours to complete this module.
Module 1: Downloadable products: $399 pus GST – includes 1 hour of support time.
Optional Add ons: Accountability and Support:
Option 1: Email, Get weekly reminders and updates and helpful tips to keep you moving forward and track your progress for $50/month (minimum 2 months) plus GST
Option 2: Skype or in person meetings: Fortnightly meetings of 1.5 hours to review progress and resolve issues $500 per month includes online support to read and review documents and provide advice excl GST Note the in-person option is based upon meeting in central Auckland.
Step 1: Values and Purpose
Step 2: Skills and Personality
Step 3: Business Relationships and Shareholders
Step 4: Business Fit, Roles and Responsibilities
Step 5: Business Vision
Appendix A: Module 1 Worksheet
Appendix B: Memorandum of Understanding
Appendix C: Director’s Intentions
Appendix D: Confidentiality Agreement