Harvard Manage Mentor: Business Plan Development


Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Feb 23 2021


Online via Zoom

Do you want to learn how to build an effective business plan, propose a project, and sell an opportunity? During this challenging time, the Harvard Ed Portal is pleased to offer Allston Brighton residents, business owners, entrepreneurs, nonprofits as well as others in Greater Boston a valuable four-week online learning and professional development opportunity, Business Plan Development.

*This is a four week program with classes on 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23*

Space is limited to 25 and priority will be given to Allston-Brighton residents/businesses, but registration is open to all in the greater Boston and Cambridge area.

This online course from Harvard Business Publishing, the publishers of the renowned Harvard Business Review, will teach you how to start your business plan, tell your organization's story, document your marketing and operation plans, and present your financial analysis. You'll learn the key concepts with a mix of practical content, videos, infographics, and downloadable tools.


During this challenging time, the Harvard Ed Portal is pleased to offer you a unique learning opportunity starting on Tuesday, February 2:

Access to four Harvard Business Publishing online courses and four weekly meetings with a cohort of up to 25 local business and community professionals, given:

  • You take the Business Plan Development course

  • You attend four weekly live sessions (2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23) led by Harvard Extension School Instructor Areen Shahbari

Why the Business Plan Development course?
The Business Plan Development course will help managers:

  • Prepare to create a business plan

  • Introduce their organization, its people, and its objectives within a business plan

  • Indicate the opportunity and competitive differentiators within a business plan

  • Define their approach to marketing and operations within a business plan

  • Show their current financial status and projected results within a business plan