Every business needs help getting started. Students in JC FLEX must have a school system mentor to guide them. Those who make it to Round 2 will also be assigned a business mentor. In addition to these two individuals, we thought the following resources would be helpful to all teams as they begin their respective businesses. We wish you all the best in making your dream business a reality!
Business Plan Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. They have a step-by-step guide to developing a business plan.
It is very important to know how much it will take to get your business up and running. Use this helpful guide from the Small Business Administration to aid you in your calculations.
Gray/JC Chamber of Commerce: Video on Marketing
Gray/JC Chamber of Commerce: Video on "Discussing Defeat"
Gray/JC Chamber of Commerce: How to Create Your Financial Statements
Gray/JC Chamber of Commerce: Video on Customer Service
Jones County adopted the concept of the FLEX program originated at Fitzgerald CCA. You can view several videos here to learn about their process.