How To Start a Training Business

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    This topic assumes that you already have some expertise in training and are thinking about starting a business to be a professional trainer. The guidelines in this topic are focused on helping you to start a new organization, expand a current organization, or start a new service. If you do not yet have expertise in training, you should review much of the contents of the topic Training and Development, and then certainly practice training in a variety of venues, including with evaluation from other trainers and participants in your training.

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    Starting a New Organization?

    Planning Your New Organization

    Deciding the Legal Structure of Your New Organization

    Or Expanding a Current Organization?

    Or Starting a New Product or Service?

    Marketing Your New Organization, Product or Service

    Getting and Keeping Clients

    Getting Paid

    Dealing With Clients

    When to Bail from a Project

    Minimizing Risk

    Staying Centered as a Trainer

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