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Business Roadmap Series

Business Roadmap Series

Register now for the Business Roadmap Series. This 8-session program helps entrepreneurs interested in starting a business in Arizona. Topics include legal issues, target markets, budgeting, and pricing, setting milestones, and accessing capital. Sessions are being offered in person and online in both English (Business Roadmap) and Spanish (Mapa Para Su Negocio).

In person classes are held every Wednesday at South Mountain Community Library from 6-8 PM starting September 7th.  Registration required.  By registering, you are committing to attend all 8 sessions.  Capacity is limited.  

Dates & Times:
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, September 7, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, September 14, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, September 28, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, October 5, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, October 12, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, October 19, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Meeting Room, South Mountain Community Library
  Adults     Seniors  
  StartUpPHX - Small Business and Entrepreneurship  

Registration is required. There are 35 seats available.

In person classes:

Session 1 – How to Start a Business in Arizona 

Session 2 – Legal and Business Structure of Startups 

Session 3 – Understanding Your Target Market and Value Proposition 

Session 4 - Evaluating and Estimating Your Costs and Pricing Part 1

Session 5 - Evaluating and Estimating Your Costs and Pricing Part 2

Session 6 – Building Your Sales Projections and Setting Milestones 

Session 7 – Access to Capital 

Session 8 – Business Models 

StartUpPHX is a discovery space for business entrepreneurs, combining elements of a co-working space with expert library fact-finding services and resources located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library. For more information, please visit https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/startupphx or call (602) 262-4636 during business hours.

Upcoming events

Time Zone: Arizona Time (change)

All Day Event, @Central Gallery, Burton Barr Central Library.
All Day Event, Second Floor, North Wall.
9:30am - 10:00am, Meeting Room, Ironwood Library.
10:00am - 10:30am, Burton Barr Central Library Children's Place.
10:00am - 11:30am, Meeting Room, Desert Sage Library.
10:00am - 1:00pm, Meeting Room, Cesar Chavez Library.
10:30am - 11:15am, Storytime Room, South Mountain Community Library.