Presentation on theme: "Sponsored by the National Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) and (Insert chapter name)"— Presentation transcript:
Sponsored by the National Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) and (Insert chapter name)
General and Veterinary specific business education Topics pertinent to your future to be a successful individual and veterinarian Recognition from the National VBMA upon completion of the program Letters to practitioners available to explain VBMA & the program on your resume & boost your marketability
Attend a total of 16 hours of business education before you graduate VBMA chapter events Business courses in your school curriculum Business focused externships
Topic Required Hours Business Finance Business Operations, Management, & Ownership Business Leadership Skills Career and Personal Development 4 hours
Business finance Financial statements Revenue & expense streams Startup financing Bookkeeping Business & payroll taxes Accounting software and other relevant computer programs
Evaluating a practice Practice acquisition Startups Business plan Exit strategy Business & employment law Veterinary law & ethics Pet insurance Marketing Fraud & embezzlement
Career Development Resumes and the CV Interviewing Networking Intership/mentorship Career search & employment opportunities Continuing Education
Personal Development Personal finance Personal investments Student debt Credit score Personal taxes Personal budgeting
The program is developed so the majority of the topics are applicable to all students, and all paths: large or small animal medicine The topics covered are vital to be successful associates not just successful business owners The VBMA wants to make you the best individual that you can be, not just a business owner!
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Yes! While most of the program will be completed by club events, you can use courses to complete 1 hour of each of the four categories! CORE COURSES Fill in the name of courses approved by the national board and the topic(s) they were approved for ELECTIVE COURSES Fill in the name of courses approved by the national board and the topic(s) they were approved for
Yes! While most of the program will be completed by club events, you can use business focused externships to complete a maximum of 2 hours for the certificate! VBMA-sponsored externships will be pre-approved for specific categories and posted on the website Other externships can be submitted for approval of categories by individuals or as a chapter
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