Create a Robust Financial Plan For Your Business

LIVE Online 4 Week Class - Starting Soon!

4-Week Live Online Course

Begins Monday, April 7, 2020

with Ken Burke, Serial Entrepreneur & Founder, EntrepreneurNOW! Network

 

 

Live Course Includes a complete 3 year financial model for your business

 

Ken Burke, successful serial Entrepreneur, will walk you step-by-step through the financial planning process.  Included is weekly live Q&A sessions, group mentoring, unlimited email and 3 hours of online videos to support your education.

Now more than ever you need a financial plan to get through these challenging times and emerge with a thriving business going forward.

Too many entrepreneurs avoid financials, simply because they don’t fully understand it.  That must stop now!  We will  teach you everything you need to know. (Not to spoil the surprise, but you’ll be shocked by how easy and straightforward business financials actually are!)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to create a justified revenue forecast that will stand up to investor scrutiny.
  • What Gross Margin is and why it’s vitally important to understanding.
  • How to build a staffing plan, and when to use contractors and hire staff.
  • The ability to accurately predict your Max Negative Cash Flow and why it’s important to track it closely.
  • The difference between Operating Profit and Gross Margin and how each plays into the long term health and growth potential of your business.
  • What Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to set in order to drive your business forward and scale.
  • How to eliminate any fears you may have about dealing with business financials.
Week 1 - Financial Primer

In week 1, we will examine and counteract common misconceptions about financial planning, learn about different models for revenue and cost projections, and discuss concepts such as the maximum negative cash flow that potential investors will scrutinize. Key expense and revenue models and financial statements will be reviewed one-by-one, with accompanying worksheets and formulas to help you build your own realistic, credible models.

Week 2 - Building Your Revenue Forecast

Week 2 is probably the most important session of the entire class.  This is where the rubber hits the road.  I will teach you the art of revenue forecasting and explain the various drivers to revenue.  Then I will show you exactly how to use the revenue forecasting model and apply it your business.  Whether you are a product business, services business or subscription business, I have a revenue model that will work for you.

Week 3 - Build Your Staffing and Expense Model & Financial Statements Explained- Your Staffing

In week 3, we are going to build your staffing model which will include both employees and contractors for the next 3 years.  The model automatically calculates taxes and benefits for you.  In addition, we will plot all your expenses and the model will distribute them automatically in the proper categories.  Finally, I will teach you how to interpret your income statement and cash flow statements and give you inside information on what it means to your business.

Week 4 - Review of Your Financial Model

In this exciting session, I will get review your financial model and give you direct feedback.  In addition we will do a mastermind session with the other entrepreneurs to understand challenges they are having and how to overcome them.  You are guaranteed to learn a lot from this powerful session.

Entrepreneurs tend to avoid financial planning. Don't wait until you run out of cash or find yourself unable to pay employees—build a financial model for your business today.

 

 Gain the confidence that comes from knowing your business inside-out.

Get the competitive advantage that comes from preparation—of a sound financial plan.

Position your business for success with our incredible financial planning tools and support.

 

BUSINESS FINANCIALS KNOW-HOW

Our Financial Primer videos show you how to create the most accurate revenue forecast possible.

3-YEAR FINANCIAL MODEL

Everything you need to run your business, get funding, and position yourself for success. Tap into guidance on how to operate the financial model at any time, with our easy-to-follow videos and live support.

STAFFING NEEDS

Plan and project the staffing needs and hires for your business over the next three years, whether contractors or employees, and exactly when to make those hires.

PROFIT AND LOSS STATEMENT

Hands-on, practical knowledge of your profit and loss statement, what every line of the statement means, and how it impacts your business.

EXPENSES MASTERY

Gain deep, hands-on knowledge of how to forecast and categorize all of your expenses.

CASH FLOW CONFIDENCE

How to use your cash flow statement to know exactly what your immediate cash needs are as well as projected into the future.

 

Take a look at the 3-Year Easy to Use Financial Model

It’s time to master the key fundamentals of managing the finances of your business—from the basic underpinnings of sound planning to key financial statements like your P&L and cash flow and financial models like staffing, revenue, and expenses.  With this MasterClass, you get a complete financial model to build your entire financial plan with.  All you do is enter the numbers and the model takes care of the rest.

  • Forecast your revenue monthly for up to 3 years.
  • Financial Model works any type of business including Services, Products, Manufacturing and Subscription.
  • Guides you through the estimating process
  • Re-forecast your revenue anytime you need to
  • Use the model to create different scenarios
  • Plan out your staffing needs including positions, hire dates and salaries
  • Categorize your staff by department for easy tracking
  • Budget for any contractors need
  • Update staff and contractors as your business changes
  • Forecast all your expenses by line item
  • All employee and contractor expenses automatically calculate including benefits and taxes
  • Model categorizes expenses for you so everything flows into your financial statements automatically
  • Your income statement is automatically generated
  • Gives you critical data required to run your business including gross margin, operating margins, and net profit or loss
  • Model allows you to run what / if analysis to see how your different forecasts impact the business
  • Easily determine your monthly cash position
  • Allows you to account for any investments into the business
  • Determine your max negative cash flow so you know exactly if and when you will run out of cash
  • Your cash flow statement is automatically generated

I am committed to you getting a solid financial plan for your business.  I am here to help you with whatever you need to make this process as easy as possible for you. 

Unlimited Email and Phone Support

 

Don’t go it alone! Call or email us anytime with questions:

  • Leverage our financial planning expertise
  • Find out what questions you should be asking about your business
  • Get quick feedback as you build your financial plan

Live Lectures and Q&A Sessions

 

Leverage the insights of our weekly live sessions:

  • Learn the concepts and techniques you need to build your financial plan
  • Get Feedback on the most urgent questions your business is facing
  • Interact live with other entrepreneurs in the course

Connect with Other Entrepreneurs

 

Develop camaraderie while connecting with other entrepreneurs:

  • Learn from the questions and struggles of other entrepreneurs
  • Find out what financial tools others are using successfully
  • Get entrepreneurially-minded feedback on your ideas

Our team will be there with you every step of the way providing our years of experience in business to support and guide you through this process.  We are committed to making your business an incredible success.

Now is the time to take action to create financials for your business—financials to support your business and its growth!

Special Bonus

FREE One Year All Access Pass The EntrepreneurNOW! Network’s

collection of videos and business planning tools.

(a $398 Value)

 

If you have any question at all, please email us or give us a call.  We are here to answer all of your questions.

 

or call us at 888-578-1120 anytime

Learn from Serial Entrepreneur Ken Burke

Ken Burke, founder and CEO of The entrepreneurNOW! Network, is a speaker, serial entrepreneur, mentor, and author. Ken founded MarketLive, a market-leading, enterprise class eCommerce software platform used by major merchants generating $2b in online sales through the platform. He sold MarketLive to Vista Equity Partners in 2016. Ken authored the book, “Intelligent Selling: The Art and Science of Selling Online,” as well as hundreds of industry articles. He earned his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business, which later awarded him the honor of Entrepreneur of the Year. Visit www.entrepreneurnow.com.

What Entrepreneurs Are Saying…

 

"Using the nuts-and-bolts worksheets from entrepreneurNOW! and the one-on-one coaching has allowed me to find renewed clarity and enthusiasm for my seven-year-old business. I am now moving forward with key decisions regarding the programs and services we offer at our coworking spaces. My next goal is to use these resources to rethink our staffing needs and hiring process."

—Natasha Juliana, owner/founder, WORK Petaluma

“The guidance Ken has provided me has been invaluable to my business. We’re talking about the difference between success and failure. With Ken’s wisdom and the information on the site, any entrepreneur can learn how to start a business.”

—Smári, founder/CEO, Smári Organics

"Over the years I have used and been involved in the the development of on-line resources for entrepreneurs. Emphasis is always on the latest tools and building communities of people in support. The difference with EntrepreneurNOW is that the tools and know-how are derived from the mind and experience (and incredible energy!) of Ken Burke. His easy, step-by-step directions have been invaluable in helping me re-frame my services to a whole new industry. And even when I don't work with Ken directly, I'm happy to switch to the on-line program — the EntreprenuerNOW content is frankly the best I've seen."

—Michael Giotis, Regional Sustainable Development Strategist

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How many hours per week can I expect to spend on this course?

Every week there is a 90-minute live video call and roughly 90 minutes of video available to watch. Additionally, there is the time you allocate to completing sections of your financial plan each week. In total, you may spend anywhere from 2-3 or more hours per week on this course and developing your financial plan.

Will I have a financial plan by the end of the course?

Yes. As long as you use the tools (videos and worksheets), you should have a complete financial plan—and investor pitch deck—complete by the end of the 4-week course.

What if I can’t make it to every Live Call?

We will send a replay of the weekly call to all students. While you won’t get the benefit of connecting live with Ken and the other entrepreneurs, you will be able to email Ken privately as well as post questions on the private group on Facebook after you’ve viewed the recording.

Is a refund available for this course if I don’t like it?

You can reach customer support anytime at 1 (888) 578-1120 to discuss your issues with this course. Your satisfaction is incredibly important to us, and we will do everything we can to resolve any issues if they arise for you.

How does the payment plan work? 

If you choose to pay for the course in two payment installments, the first installment is due upon registration; the one remaining payment is  due at intervals during the course.

I have more questions—who do I ask?

If you have any further questions about this live video course, we are happy to answer them! Please get in touch by emailing us at info@entrepreneurnow.com.