Napa Valley Summer Boot Camps

Exploring Entrepreneurship

EVALUATING NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Assess the current economic, social and political climate for a business idea. Explain how demographic, technological and social changes impact the business idea. Assess the personal appropriateness of your business idea based on strengths/skills, and personal, professional and financial goals. An initial market assessment will be made and students will test their business concept through basic market research.

THE ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS PLAN

Review the roles of entrepreneurs and small business in today’s economy and build a business plan for your entrepreneurial idea. Explore the characteristics and behaviors of entrepreneurs, create a business model and spend two weeks evaluating your business concept. During the class students will also write a marketing plan, management plan, a customer service plan and financial plan.

June 18 - June 28

Hybrid format class, 30 hours online plus face-to-face meetings on 6/18, 6/19, 6/27, and 6/28.

This class is being offered in a ‘Bootcamp’ format and is geared toward high school students, but all are welcome.

Building 1400 Room 1432

July 9 - July 19

Students will meet Monday though Thursday 08:30AM – 11:30AM

This class is being offered in a ‘Bootcamp’ format and is geared toward high school students, but all are welcome.

Building 1400 Room 1432