This class isn’t for hedge fund managers, capital investors, or bankers. This is a class designed for the musician who is ready to start a business. Are you ready to get started? Do you have an idea, and want to start with the basics? In this course, we will focus on the first steps any business venture: Startup. We will use the real-world experiences of the award-winning instructor and university professor Dr. Jason Allen. But don’t be worried – Dr. Allen is best known around campus for keeping things simple, accessible, and useful.
This is the first part of a multiple-course series.
In this course, we will focus the entire course on the steps to start a business. First, we will focus on the advantages and concerns of new businesses, specifically in the arts. Next, we will walk through the different types of businesses – from corporations, to family businesses, to nonprofit organizations. Most importantly, we will learn what is best for your business, and walk through the step-by-step process to setup and register your business. Last, we will walk through the steps needed to create your most essential founding document: the operating agreement. By the end of this course, if you follow along, you will have your business officially created and ready to open the doors for business.
Who is the target audience?
•Anyone who has an idea for a business and is ready to get started!
•Anyone who is contemplating starting a business.
•Someone who has started a business, but wants help learning about the industry.