Consisting of a panel of professionals who have already been through this process, this session will give real-life examples of what one can expect to encounter when first starting out, including licenses, laws, and codes that may pertain to starting a new business, as well as avoiding potential pitfalls.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Discover the questions to ask and steps to take BEFORE starting your business, and how to market your kills and talents effectively 2. Learn which typical business model types there are to choose from, how to develop a business plan, and how to determine business strategies for yourself and your new company 3. Examine the wide range of start up opportunities and challenges, and how to avoid some of the many common pitfalls and mistakes often made when starting a business 4. Understand your legal requirements, learn about your liability insurance needs, plan on how to get that first client, and how to get paid for your work and services
Andrew C. N. Bowden, ASLA; Wendy Miller, FASLA; Duane Border, ASLA; Baxter E.. Miller, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects