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The process of constructing a business plan is a necessary reality check for fitness professionals wanting to go into business for themselves. Among other things, the completed business plan provides the necessary foundation for obtaining financing. By taking an objective look at your business plans, identifying areas of weakness and strength become much clearer and easier to acknowledge. You will realize critical components that may have been overlooked, realize problems and establish plans to meet business objectives.
Ninety percent of new businesses fail in the first two years. Failure is often attributed to a lack of planning and objective review. To enhance your success, it is important that you utilize your business plan. A well-constructed business plan can turn a failing operation into a success.
"The business plan is a necessity. If a Fitness Professional cannot outline the objectives
clearly enough to organize a business plan, he or she is already behind when getting started."
-Samuel F. Hirschberg, Director of Business Development
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
Despite the critical importance of a business plan, many fitness professionals drag their feet when it comes to preparing one. They argue that they just don't have enough time. But just as a builder won't begin construction without a blueprint, an eager fitness professional with a great business idea shouldn't rush into new ventures without a business plan. Before you begin writing your business plan, consider four important core questions:
This course includes:
Chapter 1: Why Write a Business Plan?
Chapter 2: Business Plan Basics
Chapter 3: Writing the Plan
Chapter 4: Sample Business Plan
Chapter 5: Using and Implementing the Business Plan
Bonus: QuickStart Checklist for Launching Your Fitness Business
13-page text in digital PDF format. Includes sample business plan titled: Corporate Fitness: Health/Fitness Program Business Plan. Features online enrollment, online exam and instant grading as well as automatic certificate generation upon completion of course.
The exam was very comprehensive and the fact that it was self-paced made it very easy for a full time father like myself.
ISSA has changed my life for the better and by changing my life ISSA has equipped me with the tools and support to help whoever may be looking for guidance pertaining to their health and fitness endeavors.
I needed a online option that would meet my needs so I could study and also work, the course more than met my needs and expectations.
The program is organized, well-priced, and super informative. It took me only four months to complete my certification.
Personally, I would recommend it to a lot of people. I learn a lot of new things and ways you can train somebody that I'm ready to use the stuff I learned to better people lives.
I’ve been searching for the best training a company has to offer for years, ISSA really has it all.
Andrea De Persio
I am so overly emotional and proud that throughout these last 12 weeks of insane studies and working all the time; I finished. I can't wait to see how ISSA helps me better myself and everyone around me.
My experience with ISSA was amazing. I was so impressed with the online self-study program and how it was organized. I was equally impressed with the staff support, knowledge and integrity!
I found the books, videos, and online resources to be valuable. The course ware is written in an easy to understand language
I found ISSA, and let me tell you it changed everything. I'm now a product of my passion, I get to share my love with my clients on a daily basis.
I highly recommend anyone who is in this field or career and to take ISSA, they are very helpful, professional and they help you expand in the personal training, fitness and healthy lifestyle.
The book is well illustrated and supported with diagrams and photos helping to clarify the information in each unit.
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