Starting a Business

Power Up!

Let us help you get started!

Prospera and the Montana Women's Business Center created the Power Up CourseCreate Your Business, Financials, and Marketing Plan to better serve the demand for start-up assistance in our region, and to reduce wait times for one-on-one counseling appointments.

Power Up is specifically designed for individuals brand new to business, wanting to start, expand or buy a business, new business owners and individuals looking to start a second business. 

 What you will learn in Power Up:

 Solid first draft of your Business Plan

Clarity and fresh perspective about starting a new business

In-depth understanding of your industry and competition

Projected cash flow for one year

Shared experience with other local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts

Documented sales projections and marketing strategy based on industry research & geography

Valuable resources and processes that support your business planning journey

The Power Up course consists of three classes. Each class meets once a week for three weeks, for three hours.  Registration is $200 for Prospera Members, $250 Non-Members.  This fee covers all three class days.  

Power Up is offered almost every month, on different days and at different times to try and accommodate busy schedules.

Register for Power Up

View 2018 full Power Up Class Schedule

View 2019 Q1 Power Up Class Schedule

*Individuals looking into starting a brand new business or business owners who have been "in business" less than one year must complete this course prior to scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.