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Chicago Academy | Be Your Own Boss Class 1 - Starting a Business

Course Overview

This course is offered in person at the Chicago Community Academy. For virtual offerings, please click here

Your health and safety are most important. We will adhere to any CDC or local health guidance and you will be notified if this course will transition to a virtual offering. 

Note: if interested in attending the entire series of classes, please register for each class separately



Cost : Free
Duration : 01 Hour(s) 30 Minutes

Course Details

Starting  your  own business  can be  a  great way  to  be  your  own boss  and  serve  a  need  in your  community;  however,  the  process can  seem  overwhelming. This  course  will  establish some  of the  groundwork  for  starting  your  own  business.

At  the  end  of  this  course,  participants will  be  able  to:
  • Recognize  three  aspects  to  work  on  to  develop  a  business. 
  • Discover  and  discuss why  to  start  a  business.
  • Describe  the  different  types of  businesses.
  • Analyze  different factors in starting  a  business  and  review  key  factors to  consider  before  embarking  on starting  your  own  business. 
  • Identify  the  steps necessary  to  start a  business. 
  • Decide  if  becoming  an  independent  contractor  is  a  viable  option. 
  • Recognize  some  of the  do’s and  don’ts that  need  to  be  considered when  starting  a  business.

This series is best taken in order by completing with each class building on work from the previous. From these classes, you can expect to have a broad overview of various points to consider when opening or starting a business.


Be Your Own Boss Series Course Details

Class 1: Starting a Business Class 2: Finding the Value Class 3: Understanding the Customer
Class 4: Validating the Product or Service Class 5: Marketing the Business Class 6: Running the Business
Class 7: Creating the Business Plan Class 8: Evaluating the Business


    Location: Chicago, IL, 60620

    Date: Saturday, Jan 29, 2022

    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CST

    Class Type: In-Person

    Seats Available: 16

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    Location: Chicago, IL, 60620

    Date: Wednesday, Feb 02, 2022

    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CST

    Class Type: In-Person

    Seats Available: 17

    Register