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How to Plan and Start a Business

About the Seminar


This seminar is primarily for those who are new to starting a business. The topics range from your preparedness to go into business, legal requirements, and other basic functions in operating a business.


• To gauge your preparedness to go into business
• To guide you on what is the most suitable business
• To teach the participants the basic legal requirements
• To give you an overview on how to operate a business

Who Should Participate

  • Those who want to start a small or medium sized business.

Key Topics

I. Are you ready to be an entrepreneur?
II. What business is right for you? – Self-assessment
• Personal capabilities and weaknesses
• Assets you currently have – property, contacts, etc.
III. Different types of businesses – Advantages and disadvantages of each type
• Sole Proprietor
• Partnership
• Corporation
IV. Business research and business planning
V. SWOT analysis for business
VI. Freelance and home-based businesses
VII. Required capitalization
• Capital expenditures (equipment, inventory, renovation, lease deposit, etc.)
• Operating expenses (rental, payroll, electricity, utilities, receivables and etc.)
VIII. Finding the right location
• Determining your target market
• Proximity of customers and suppliers
• Zoning and presence of needed facilities
• Negotiating your lease contract
IX. Manpower requirements
• Selection and recruitment process
• Computing wages and salaries
• Basic labor laws you must know
X. Equipment required
• Determine capacity and other requirements
• Lease or buy?
• Other considerations
XI. Locating the best suppliers
XII. Basic business permits and licenses
XIII. Different government agencies accreditation
• Barangay, DTI, SEC, BIR, City Hall or municipal office, SSS, Philhealth, Pag Ibig, DOLE, etc.
XIV. Bookkeeping and taxation – What and when you must record, file and pay.
• Journals, ledgers, and financial statements
• VAT and other taxes
XV. Marketing strategies (On-line, joining trade fairs, social networking)
XVI. Seeking further help
• Business associations
• Consultants

Schedule: Click to view BusinessCoach Seminar Schedule


9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

 How to Plan and Start a Business

Registration Details

Seminar Fee

Php 3,000.00 per person (inclusive of snacks, lunch, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance)


10% Discount if FULL AMOUNT is paid at least five (5) banking days before the event.


Please call to register, or you may download our registration form. Kindly fill-out, and send to us through fax (727.88.60) or email. You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours.

Mode of Payment

  • Deposit payment at Banco de Oro, Savings Account Name: BusinessCoach, Inc. Then kindly fax deposit slip (indicate name of participant and seminar title) to confirm reservation.
  • On-site payment (CASH only)
  • Company checks are accepted, provided that they are received at least five (5) banking days before the event.

Cancellation by Attendee

Registrant may refund amount paid, with less 30% processing charge from the LISTED AMOUNT within 30 days, or opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within 60 days. Cancellation must be done at least 2 days before the event. Non-appearance or failure to inform us of cancellation will result to forfeiture of full amount paid.

Cancellation by BusinessCoach, Inc.

Registrant may refund full amount paid within 30 days, or may opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within sixty days of cancellation.

Refund Policy

Payment may be refunded upon presentation of the original copy of bank deposit slip and a valid ID. Cash refund is strictly implemented, and may be availed only at the BusinessCoach, Inc. office in San Juan City, Metro Manila. BusinessCoach, Inc. does not deposit refunds.


Schedule may change without prior notice. Please call to confirm. BusinessCoach, Inc. is not liable for any expense incurred by seminar registrant resulting from cancellation of any of our events.

Contact Details

Contact Numbers

Please call (632) 727.56.28, (632) 225.66.16, or (632) 727.88.60
or call/text mobile numbers 0915.205.0133 / 0908.342.3162 / 0926.622.0768 / 0933.584.7266


For other inquiries, you may also leave a message in our contact form.

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42 Responses to How to Plan and Start a Business

  1. emily says:

    I just want to ask when is the schedule of the next seminar for this topic. Thank you very much

  2. Connie says:

    this is a nice event. do you have any events like this here in cebu?would be.glad to join.thanks

  3. Laurence says:

    Can you please tell me the schedule dates on how to plan and start a business.

  4. ARIEL says:

    Hi! when is the next schedule of how to plan and start a business seminar.and how much is the fee.

  5. JAMES says:

    hi. do you have any branch here in cebu?

  6. Erwin says:

    tulungan nyo naman kami dito sa CEBU, maraming nagnanais matuto kung paano magsimula ng pagnenegosyo.

  7. armie says:

    Hello! May I ask for the schedule of “How to Plan and Start a Business” this month of February 2013? I am interested on other seminars but would like to attend this seminar first. Thank you.

  8. christopher says:

    can i go to your office to file my application and at the same time pay for the seminar fee on how to plan and start business

  9. pao says:

    hello business coach. i would just like to know when will be the next schedule for “How to Plan and Start a Business” seminar. thank you.

  10. Jp says:

    When is the next seminar on starting a business?

  11. Leigh says:

    when is your next schedule for this seminar, How to Plan and Start a Business… thank you

  12. cloud says:

    Hello, I just want to ask when is the schedule of the next seminar for this topic. thank you very much.

  13. max says:

    hi. when is the next schedule of “how to plan and start a business” seminar (after july 23)? thanks.

  14. Jong says:

    Hi! i’m interested to attend your seminars. do you have a schedule here in Davao city?

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