One of the steepest hurdles for any entrepreneur to overcome is finding adequate capital for the growth of a new business. While acquiring such financing can be difficult even in the best of times, it is particularly problematic in today's credit-impaired economy. Business Financing and Factoring is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge to overcome such financing limitations, arming them with powerful options when their banks either "don't know" or simply say, "No!"
Business Financing and Factoring will introduce you to the world of alternative commercial finance (ACF). It is a cutting-edge course packed with the specialized financial knowledge required by each and every entrepreneur seeking to launch a business and become his or her own boss.
Recognizing the problems associated with early stage business finance
Identifying the types of financing alternatives available to any entrepreneur
Exploring the various government sponsored assistance programs available through the SBA & Export-Import Bank
Learning which types of alternative commercial finance provide the best solutions for specific problem areas
Developing a working knowledge of the particularly powerful areas of factoring & asset-based financing
Discovering how to access and build a database of ACF lenders
Analyzing the costs associated with various forms of alternative financing
Exploring the world of the Independent Commercial Finance Consultant (CFC)
Learning how to set up a home-based brokering business
Developing the marketing & prospecting skills necessary to succeed as a commercial finance consultant
Understanding how to network & develop relationships with sources of referral business
Creating & building an Action Plan to access capital or launch
Includes 1 year of access to On Demand for this course.