Continuing and Innovative Education: Continuing & Innovative Education presents Informal Classes
Continuing and Innovative Education presents Informal Classes The University of Texas at Austin
Stephen Maeker Instructor:
Stephen Maeker

Key Steps to Starting a Business

This course will teach participants key considerations that need to be evaluated prior to deciding whether or not to start your own business.

Topics will include;
• Primary motivations the candidate has to start a business
• Key characteristics that are deemed most important
• Market research
• Competition
• Investment levels
• How to estimate demand
• Advantages and disadvantages of starting your own business
• Financing options
• Business models…and more!

Stephen Maeker, Franchise Consultant for FranChoice and former Vice President of Franchise Sales for Papa Murphy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, is a seasoned and caring franchising leader who has built his career on being able to help people realize their professional dreams. View more information about Stephen on his instructor page.

Class #: IC15332