Course Name
Build Your Own BIZ™ - How to Borrow Money

Contact Hours: 1

Course Description
Obtain a Business Loan

Bank credit is one of the least expensive and least intrusive sources of capital available to small and medium-sized businesses. This course will help you understand the loan process and how you can use this tool responsibly. The class includes video, text, and downloadable resources.

Description of Course

How to Borrow Money will explore the following topics:

  • Positioning your business for borrowing from a bank
  • Who to approach
  • How to approach a bank
  • Business banking versus commercial lending
  • Business borrowing in a nutshell
  • The approval process
  • Structuring a business loan
  • Loan types

The How to Borrow Money course also contains downloads and resource links that will help you put your plan into action.


Completion of the How to Borrow Money module will help you:

  • Prepare your business for borrowing money from a bank
  • Select a bank to approach for a loan
  • Understand the loan and approval process
  • Structure your business loan


Evaluation of your performance will be based on:

  • Quizzes are provided in each module for self-evaluation of your progress.


How to Borrow Money is structured to adapt to your preferred learning style and can be used as follows:

  • Participants can navigate the module like a book, moving from chapter to chapter
  • Participants can use the audio feature to listen to the content
  • Menus and Table of Contents allow participants to find specific information quickly and easily
  • Downloadable templates assist participants in putting the ideas they have learned into practice