How to Plan and Start a Business

November 12, 2010

SEMINAR TITLE: How to Plan and Start a Business

Focus: how to start a business, entrepreneurship training, starting a business in the Philippines, how to start a small business

TIME: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

VENUE: Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

SCHEDULE: Please call (02) 8727.88.60 / (02) 8727.56.28 or call/text mobile numbers 0926.622.0768 or 0933.584.7266. You may also click here to view schedule of the Training Program

Objective: The participants will identify the qualities of entrepreneurs, and discover the necessary basic procedures in planning, organizing, registering, funding and marketing their own business.

Key Topics:

I. Are you ready to be an entrepreneur?

II. What business is right for you? – Self-assessment

• Personal capabilities and weaknesses

• Assets you currently have – property, contacts, etc.

III. Different types of businesses – Advantages and disadvantages of each type

• Sole Proprietor

• Partnership

• Corporation

IV. Business research and business planning

V. SWOT analysis for business

VI. Freelance and home-based businesses

VII. Required capitalization

• Capital expenditures (equipment, inventory, renovation, lease deposit, etc.)

• Operating expenses (rental, payroll, electricity, utilities, receivables and etc.)

VIII. Finding the right location

• Determining your target market

• Proximity of customers and suppliers

• Zoning and presence of needed facilities

• Negotiating your lease contract

IX. Manpower requirements

• Selection and recruitment process

• Computing wages and salaries

• Basic labor laws you must know

X. Equipment required

• Determine capacity and other requirements

• Lease or buy?

• Other considerations

XI. Locating the best suppliers

XII. Basic business permits and licenses

XIII. Different government agencies accreditation

• Barangay, DTI, SEC, BIR, City Hall or municipal office, SSS, Philhealth, Pag Ibig, DOLE, etc.

XIV. Bookkeeping and taxation – What and when you must record, file and pay.

• Journals, ledgers, and financial statements

• VAT and other taxes

XV. Marketing strategies (On-line, joining trade fairs, social networking)

XVI. Seeking further help

• Business associations

• Consultants

SEMINAR FEE: Php 3,500 per person (inclusive of snacks, lunch, drinks, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance)

DISCOUNT: Php 500.00 Discount if FULL AMOUNT is paid at least five (5) banking days before the event.


  • Deposit payment at Banco de Oro. FAX deposit slip (indicate name of participant and seminar title) to confirm reservation.
  • On-site payment (CASH only)
  • Company checks are accepted, provided that they are received at least five (5) banking days before the event.

RESERVATION:  Please call telephone (02) 8727.88.60, (02) 8727.56.28,  0926.622.0768 or 0933.584.7266. For other inquiries, kindly leave a message at the comment box below.

CANCELLATION BY ATTENDEE: Registrant may refund amount paid, with less 30% processing charge from the LISTED AMOUNT within 30 days, or opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within 60 days. Cancellation must be done at least 2 days before the event. Non-appearance or failure to inform us of cancellation will result to forfeiture of full amount paid.

CANCELLATION BY BUSINESSCOACH: Registrant may refund full amount paid within 30 days, or may opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within sixty days of cancellation.

REFUND POLICY: Payment may be refunded upon presentation of the original copy of bank deposit slip and a valid ID. Cash refund is strictly implemented, and may be availed only at the BusinessCoach office in San Juan City, Metro Manila. BusinessCoach does not deposit refunds.

SCHEDULE: Schedule may change without prior notice. Please call to confirm. BusinessCoach, Inc. is not liable for any expense incurred by seminar registrant resulting from cancellation of any of our events.