POS Certification Enrollment (Start your own Business)
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To enroll in the POS Certification Program please fill out the student contact info. below. You must also answer the questions pertaining to your New Business.Your answers will come in handy later when you are asked to build a business in POS Software! You can complete this survey quickly in 1 short visit. (Warning, don't pause long or you may have to start over). Upon acceptance, you'll receive by email the Chapter 1 (Independent-Study) Activity Workbook link. If you have any questions, please have your Teacher-Advisor contact us: 877-271-3730 or poscert@schoolpos.com. Some eligibility restrictions may apply.
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First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
emailaddress@xyz.com
State/Province
(US/Canada):

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What's Your School Name?

 

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What's your Business Teacher-Adviser's Name?

 

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Which Student-Business Organization are you a Member of?
DECA
FBLA
BPA
None Above
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What's the official Name of your New Business?

 

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What will you be Selling .........?

Product
Service
Both
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What type of Business will you be running?

You may select more than 1

Retail
Wholesale (Selling to other Businesses)
Service (Repair, Cloud, Medical, Legal..)
Hospitality (Hotel & Restaurant)
Manufacturing
Other  
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Where will your Business be Located?

You may select more than 1

Brick'n Mortar (Mall, Plaza, Main Street, Corner..)
On the Web (Online)
Mobile (Truck, Car)
Factory
Warehouse (Business Park)
Office Bld. (Pro-Service, Medical, Legal, other)
Within 25 miles from my school
Other  
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What are the Days & Times you will be open for Business?

Choose the time slot that works the best for your business

24/hrs & 7/days week (24/7)
9:00 am-5:00 pm & 5/days week
8:00 am-10:00 pm & 7/days week
6:00 am-3:00 pm & 5/days week (Days)
2:00 pm-12:00 am & 5/days week (Evenings)
Other  
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If you were the C.E.O (Boss) of your business, how many Managers would you need?. 

1
2
3
4
5 or more
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If you were the C.E.O (Boss) of your business, how many Entry Level employees (Cashiers, Clerks, Gen. Laborers) would you need?. 
1
2
3
4
5 or more
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Who will your Customers be?

Resident Consumers (reg. folks)
Business People (B2B)
Both Groups
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What's the targeted Age Group of your Customer?

10/yrs & under
11-21
21-40
40-59
60+ (retired)
All Ages
Other  
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What's the targeted Gender of your Customer?

Male
Female
All Genders
Other  
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What's the targeted Neighborhood of your Customer?

City (urban)
Country
Suburban
Anywhere
Within 25 Miles of my School
Other  
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List 2 Major Profit Zones (2 Departments) of your Business?

Example: Health Food Store: Vitamins & Organic Produce

 

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List 3 or more of the Products or Services that you will sell.


 

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List 3 or more Vendors that will supply the products & services needed?

 

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Select how your Business plans to?Market your Products & Services.You may select more than 1
Social Media
Building & Door Sign
Billboards (Street Signs)
Join Trade & Networking Groups
Join (local) Business Groups (Chamber Commerce, Elks..)
Newspapers & Magazines
Mailed Flyers
In-Store Coupons & Calendar Promotions (Sales)
In-Store Displays & Signs
TV & Radio Advertising
Internet (paid) Advertising
Website
Email & Text (SMS) Blasting
Customer Rewards (Loyalty) Cards
Custom Logo Gift Cards
Special Marketing Events & Charity Sponsorship
Other  
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What type of Customer Tender Payment will you accept at your Business?

You may select more than 1.

Cash
Credit Cards
Gift Cards
Checks
Pay Pal
Bit Coins
30-Day House Charge (Account Receivable)
Coupons
Other  
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Quick estimate.. how much $$ will you need to start your new business?
Note this amount should help you purchase inventory, fixtures, equipment, tools & pay for rent, utilities, employee wages, marketing expenses and other services necessary to operate your business for 3 full months. 


 

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Where will you obtain the $$ (Capital) needed to start you new business?
You may select more than 1


Help from Friends & Family (Angels)
Loan from a Bank
Go Fund Me Source
Economize & Do most work myself (Sweat Equity)
Take Over Family Business
Amazon, EBAY, Google partnerships will help me!
Business Partner(s) will invest $$
Other  
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Final Question,

Why do you think you would be Successful in this Business?


You may select more than 1

I have prior work experience in doing this.
I have the Smarts (Aptitude) to do this.
I have the Passion (Energy) to do this.
I have great Products & Services that is in demand & will sell well.
I have great Marketing ideas that will help increase my sales.
I will make High Gross Profit % Margins on the Products & Services sold.
My low Business Costs will be enable me to make High Net Profit % Margins
I'll use Business (POS) & Accounting Software to help Manage my data
I have a Great Business Plan
I'm purchasing a Franchise or Existing business with a Great Biz-Plan!
I have researched this Business & Surveyed people (It's a Winner)
I have enough Start-Up Money ($) for this investment
I have chosen a great, Brick'n Mortar Location
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