Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp

Locations Duration Next Registration
Deadline
Online 4 weeks 02/03/2023
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Overview

Our Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp is a 4-week course that will support you in taking a deeper look at your personal goals and whether starting a business can help you achieve them. You will also look at what you need to have in place to make a sustainable transition to business ownership.

What You Will Learn

Unit

Topics Covered
Introduction
  • Identify your motivations for starting a business
  • Look at your values and goals in life
  • Gain an understanding of how starting a business fits into the life you want to lead
Money Matters
  • Gain an understanding of the energy of money and your relationship with money
  • Learn how your relationship with money can impact the development of your business
  • Identify areas of improvement in your relationship with money
Financial Planning
  • Gain an understanding of how business ownership can impact your personal finances
  • Create a personal budget for yourself
  • Prepare your personal finances for business ownership
Making the Transition
  • Discuss how to create space for developing your business while holding down a full-time job or other gigs
  • Hear from entrepreneurs about their experience in stepping out on their own
  • Create a plan to transition into business ownership

Commit to Building Your Business

Average time commitment for our Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp is 5-7 hours / week dedicated to understanding if starting your own business is right for you, and includes the following weekly activities:

Title

Weekly 
Activity Weekly Commitment
Background Materials
  • Series of required background readings and videos on each unit to be completed online prior to the weekly workshop sessions
  • Describes concepts and their applications in developing a business

1-2 hours / week

Workshops
  • Weekly workshop sessions led by an expert instructor
  • Lecture and discussion on background materials, group activities, and reflection

2 hours / week

Business Development Activities
  • Weekly activities focused on your business development
  • Apply concepts learned in background materials and workshops

1-2 hours / week

Peer Mentoring
  • Weekly video conference with small peer group of other entrepreneurs in your course
  • Present weekly business development activities and receive constructive feedback from peers

1 hour / week

Meet Your Instructors

Wendy Martinez Marroquin

Wendy Martinez Marroquin

Business Instructor & Advisor

Online

Join Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp

Our Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp is offered during the following times.

Online

Enrollment Period Program Dates Application Deadline
Winter 2023 February 2023 - March 2023 February 3, 2023
Winter 2023 March 2023 - April 2023 March 17, 2023
Spring / Summer 2023 June 2023 - July 2023 May 26, 2023
Spring / Summer 2023 July 2023 - August 2023 July 14, 2023
Fall 2023 September 2023 - October 2023 September 8, 2023

How Much It Costs

The cost of our Be Your Own Boss Bootcamp consists of a non-refundable registration fee. We determine your fee using a sliding scale based on your current household income:

< $35,000 
Household Income$35,000 – $50,000 
Household Income$50,000 – $100,000 
Household Income> $100,000 Household Income
$25$50$100$200

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