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Small Business Operating and Life Cycle

Guides you through the steps of the operating cycle. Discover how the steps may vary based on industry type. Explore the stages of the small business life cycle. Get insight into detecting a small business owner's banking product needs during each step of the operating cycle and life cycle.

Duration: Approximately 25 minutes
Created: January 2018

What You'll Learn

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the steps of the operating cycle
  • Describe the business needs, and small business products, that are common to each step.
  • Explain the phases of the life cycle
  • Describe the business needs and products that correspond to each need


Bank personnel who have had limited exposure to the small business market but are responsible for servicing or selling to small business customers.

Course Credits

ABA Certificates: This course applies to the following certificates as part of the Fundamentals of Small Business Banking Suite:


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Suite Savings!
This course is also available as part of the Fundamentals of Small Business Banking Suite.

Purchase for a Team
To license this course to your bank for multiple learners, please contact ABA Training.​


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