Why Choose Us?
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Benefits of Business Development
When you invest in our Small Business Development and Training courses, you will have an advantage over other businesses because you are educating yourself on what it takes to run a business and become profitable. Other benefits include having ALSTNTEC as a trusted resource where you can ask questions, get advice (in-person or virtual), and meet other small businesses who also need support. More importantly, you will have the opportunity to create long-lasting relationships with other new and existing business owners in the class and learning events. This new relationship that can be leveraged to help grow your business and get you results. Our business development services offers:
- Training in the comfort of our training facility in a group training environment or via a remote virtual session.
- Affordable custom and flat rates available that fit any budget.
Training & Development Services
Start-Up Assistance & Expert Training
We will help you start off on the right foot by providing you with the knowledge, support, and resources needed to make informed decisions. Even if you do not know where to start, we are here to help you decide. Our signature strategy courses and personal training sessions can be provided in the comfort of our training facility in a group training setting or via a remote virtual session.
We employ Subject Matter Experts to share information in the areas of in Marketing, Sales, Insurance, Tax/Accounting and other specializations that are key to starting a business. The results are you will get the latest information from the right person.
Business and Strategic Plan Development
Part of our small business development services include helping you complete your business plan, or we can write it for you. Nothing is too hard for us to help you with. Our affordable, flat-rate can accommodate most small business needs. When your business plan is complete, we will refer to you our lenders to secure funding. We will help you with:
- Development of your concept, strategies, product and services
- Identifying your target market and strategic marketing goals
- Identifying your start-up costs and financial goals
- Identifying what resources you need for your business
Small Business Strategy Course
Our signature 10-Week Strategy Course is a holistic approach to small business development training where we help individuals, step-by-step with learning how become a profitable business. The learning sessions consist of an in-person lecture, handouts, homework assignments, and weekly mentoring sessions. View the video to hear student testimonial experiences. You will learn how to:
- Develop a vision, mission and goals by Concept development
- Determine the right business structure and submit applications
- Develop a Marketing and Promotion plan
- Understand Tax Obligation and establish a Financial Plan
- Qualify for funding opportunitiies
This course is also perfect for state and local government institutions that fosters the creation of new small businesses. Our course is so successful that it was first adopted by the Housing Opportunity Commission of Montgomery County where we assisted Montgomerly County residents in starting a new business. The program was a huge success. Watch the video of HOC's student experiences.
Small Business Certifications
Are you seeking to do business with the state and local government? Our certification course will walk you through what is required Prior and after when certifying; and we will help you with the entire process. We teach:
- SBA Woman-Owned and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Certification
- MDOT - Minority Business Enterprise
- MDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise / Small Business Enterprise
- County-based Certifications and Small Business Reserve Programs
- Where to apply for General Business Licenses and Certifications
Branding and Marketing Training
Branding is EVERYTHING!. We help you create a rememberable brand that align with your products and services. Effective branding creates a culture about your business that helps you connect with your target market. This includes logo design and value proposition assistance. Make sure your message is heard by signing up for a private session.
Website / WordPress Training
Need help with designing your webpage? We will teach you how to design a website that shows off your company in the best light. This includes:
- Instruction on how to obtain a domain and business email accounts
- instruction on how to use WordPress, its theme templates, and plug-ins
- How to design your site based on the style of your products and service
- Help you setting up an eCommerce site and leverage promotion tactics