Getting Started

Welcome! This course is designed to take students through the process of creating a business plan, as the first step in starting a business. The course includes business planning software and three business planning books as additional resources.


If you are currently enrolled in a course based on this curriculum, your instructor will provide you with specific instructions about how your class sessions have been designed.

To familiarize yourself with student resources, visit the Student Overview page.


The Start, Run & Grow Your Business course is a turn-key curriculum designed to provide educators and instructors with tools to help teach students to write high quality business plans.

Course Background

The Start, Run & Grow Your Business curriculum is based on a popular, long-running course taught by business planning expert Tim Berry at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business. Read more…

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