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Training Tools

In this section we will present training tools to help you put it all together: which AERN resources can help you choose a business? write a business plan? create a marketing plan? find financing?

Many of these tools can be viewed using the free Adobe Acrobat reader for PDF files. If you don't have Acrobat installed on your computer, you can download it from the Adobe website.

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Overview of AERN resources
Slides from a training session presented at one of our member locations.

Guide to Starting a Business
Two-page handout showing which AERN resources to consult when you are contemplating starting your own business.
Word version
PDF version

Guide to Business Ideas
Handout showing AERN resources that can be used to generate ideas for small businesses to start.
Word version
PDF version

Guide to Funding Your Business
Handout showing AERN resources to consult when figuring out funding for your small business.
Word version
PDF version

Guide to Developing Your Plan
Handout showing AERN resources that will help you create your business plan.
Word version
PDF version

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