Critical Factors in Small Business Development

Functional Considerations in Planning

Self-Employment is the single fastest growing career option in the U.S. Customized Self-Employment (CSE) provides an alternative to wage employment that accommodates many people’s lives, challenges, barriers, and skills. For people with disabilities or other challenges, unemployment rates are over 75%, so the risk, when compared to poverty, is minimal.

Through the process explored here, one gathers information to match up interests and skills with a marketable product or service for a small business. This webinar concentrates on a functional approach to business planning and design to demystify the folklore surrounding business ownership.

Takeaways from this webinar include:

  • Understand the key components of a business model design
  • Understand how CSE blends the needs of the individual and the marketplace
  • Learn how CSE is funded and supported by State and Community-based organizations
  • Cary Griffin

    CEO, Griffin-Hammis Associates, Inc.


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