Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Welcome

    • Hear From Our Visionary Founder

    • Download the Foundation First: Step by Step E-Guide to Starting Your Business in North Carolina

  • 2

    Section 1-Foundation First: Start Your Business the Right Way

    • Business Brainstorming

    • What is a Business Plan?

    • Video-Business Plan Overview

    • Contents of a Business Plan

  • 3

    The Search: Deciding on a Business Name

    • Checklist-Ensure Your Business Name is Available

    • Video-Business Name Search Overview

  • 4

    Choosing a Business Structure

    • What kind of business should I form?

    • Business Structure Chart (Liability/Taxes)

    • Business Structures Advantages/Disadvantages

  • 5

    Register Your Business!

    • Registering Your Business With the State of North Carolina

  • 6

    What Permits and/or Licenses Are Required?

    • City, County & State Requirements

  • 7

    Do You Need an EIN?

    • What is an EIN and How Do I Get One?

  • 8

    All About Taxes

    • Collecting Sales Tax

    • Paying Federal & State Taxes

  • 9

    Business Insurance

    • Do I Need Business Insurance?

  • 10

    Set Up Documents For Your Business

    • Setting Up the Appropriate Documents for Your Business

  • 11

    Professional Assistance for Your Business

    • Professional Services You Will Need

  • 12

    Business Resources

    • Business Resources Are Available

  • 13

    Entrepreneurs Share Lessons Learned

    • Video-Visionary Founder Teresa Satchell

    • Hear From Other Entrepreneurs! (Click Next to See Each Slide)

  • 14

    Section 2- Build Your Business the Right Way!

    • Hear From Our Visionary Founder

    • Its Time to Build! The Real Work Begins!

    • Planning Questions

    • Branding

    • Websites-Emails-Business Cards

    • Contracts

  • 15

    Get Equipped for the Journey!

    • Partnerships

    • Some KLP Opportunities and Services

    • Course Feedback

    • Connect With Us On Social Media

    • Book Your Free 1-On-1 Consultation