Do you have a great business idea but don’t know how to launch it? Do you have an established business without a plan for growth? A solid business plan will help you map the road to success. In this hands-on workshop you will: build and refine the foundation of your business strategy learn the what lenders and investors expect to see in a business plan learn about online resources to create a polished plan develop action steps to move your plan toward implementation About the Instructor: Michelle Kainen, M.S.A., M.S.W., is an Associate Professor and Accounting Program Director at River Valley Community College. Michelle is an attorney in private practice. Her areas of practice are bankruptcy, taxation and criminal defense. She is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Vermont and New Hampshire and before the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Michelle earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Master of Science in Accounting and Master of Social Work degree from San Diego State University. She completed Vermont’s Law Office Study Program in lieu of law school. She is a graduate of the Price-Babson Seminar for Entrepreneurship Educators.