What you’ll learn
Get insights into what lenders and banks look for when evaluating you for a business loan to help you prepare a successful loan application.
Six questions your bank will ask about your business
How to prepare a business plan, investment statements and financial projections before you start your loan application.
Three financial ratios that measure business success
How leverage, liquidity and profitability are evaluated by lenders.
Choose the right lender and negotiate your loan
Understand four types of business loan products and how to shop around for the right bank.
Boost your credibility for a business loan
Why sticking to facts to articulate your financial and marketing plans will improve your chances of getting a business loan.
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Who is it for?
Discover a six-point checklist for a winning business loan application.
Learn how to communicate key financial data and ratios banks use to assess loan eligibility.
Understand the role of sales forecasting in anticipating future business performance.
Find out how banks evaluate assets and capital equipment needs as part of a business loan application.