Starting a business

ROC: Personal Growth and Development
ROC Lesson series
  • Author: Unlimited Future, Inc
  • Level: Advanced
  • Study time: 40 hours
  • Video time: 6 weeks
  • Exams: 1
Course overview
ROC Program: Phase 3 for Personal Development and Entrepreneurship
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Certification included
This workshop is an introduction to our most successful entrepreneurship class: Planning for Profit. In this introduction, we will walk you through the steps necessary to move your business from an idea to a reality.

 You will start with developing a business idea, learn how to develop a business plan, a marketing plan and social media marketing  You will be introduced to some of the important financial documents you need to apply for a business loan and to run a successful business. 

This workshop includes access to a personal business coach to help you work through your ideas.  After this introductory course, you will be ready to take our full 9 week Planning for Profit course that will help you prepare your start-up business.
Meet Our Team

Ursulette Ward

Executive Director & instructor
Ursulette Ward has been an entrepreneur field for more than 15 years. She has a been training and coaching new entrepreneurs since 2005. 

Jules Bills

Training Director & Instructor
Jules Bills has been providing training for new entrepreneurs for more than 10 years. She has experience in small manufacturing, agriculture and is launching a new product through her own business in 2021.

Sara Loftus

Program Director
Sara Loftus has been developing online course content and teaching undergraduate and graduate students since 2004. She has been a small business owner since 1997 and has experience in geospatial technologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and Geographic Information Systems.

Kalyn Obiozor

Curriculum Design & Instructor
Kalyn Obiozor  has 10 years of experience in education, training, dropout prevention and career readiness.  Kalyn Obiozor has extensive experience in teaching life skills and sexual health education to middle and high school students as well as providing career and leadership development curricula for program participants.