Brand Ferland Advisors Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship expressing an interest in pursuing a career in small business advising.

Brand Ferland Advisors, Inc.
Academic College/Unit
Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship
Supplemental Questions
  1. According to the Small Business Association, 80% of all small businesses do not make it past 5 years. What do you think is the leading cause of small business failure?
  2. There are a lot of resources for a small business owner to draw from – internet, college courses, government programs, etc. How is a business advisor different?
  3. Why are you interested in being an advisor to small- to medium-sized businesses?
  4. What qualifications are needed to advise businesses?
  5. If a potential customer says their main concern is making more money, what is your first response?