Business Success

Mi Casa’s 14-week Business Success training program equips aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as established small business owners, with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully launch or grow their operations.

Curriculum Overview

Week 1: Elements of becoming a successful business owner
Week 2: Key marketing decisions/market research
Week 3: Marketing 101
Week 4: Marketing Strategy
Week 5: Legal Matters
Week 6: Start up costs and pricing methods
Week 7: Cash flow projections and sales projections
Week 8: Accounting 101 and financial documents
Week 9: Marketing strategies and e-commerce
Week 10: Taxes and record keeping
Week 11: Business resource fair
Week 12: Business analysis, daily operations, credit and insurance
Week 13: Successful business planning
Week 14: Presentations and graduation ceremony

Registration

Upcoming registration dates can be found here.

How to Apply

All application materials – including $30 non-refundable application fee – must be received prior to the first class.

Step 1: Complete and submit the online application form. If you prefer to submit the application in hard copy, click here to download the application.

Step 2: Schedule your one-on-one interview with our Business Advisor to determine eligibility by calling 303-539-5606. If you completed a hard-copy application, bring it to your appointment.

Step 3: Mail or deliver the following to 360 Acoma St. Denver, CO 80223:

  • Non-refundable $30 application fee
  • Proof of income (1040 form, paystub, benefits statement, personal letter)
  • Proof of dependents (1040 form, birth certificates, report cards, child support records)
  • Proof of address (utility bill, rental agreement, 1040 form, photo ID)

Cost

  • Cost of course: $250 (scholarships are available based on level of income)
  • Plus non-refundable application fee: $30