Business Plans 101: Lunch-and-Learns Focus on Creating Essential Document

By: Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center Last Updated: October 31, 2012

nwi-sbdcDr. Jamal Husain, of Purdue University Calumet, will facilitate both sessions of the series.

Business Plans 101 - Part 1

While business plans are complicated documents, they provide entrepreneurs with a blueprint for their businesses. Dr. Husain will review reasons to write a business plan, the basic structure of a typical plan and what information is needed to create an effective document. When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7

Business Plans 101 - Part 2

In the second half of the two-part series, Dr. Husain will review writing techniques to help entrepreneurs effectively compose an intelligent and easy-to-understand business plan as well as typical formats and errors to avoid.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5

NW-ISBDC business advisor Bill Gregory will be available after this session to answer questions and discuss the ISBDC's consulting services.

Where: The Hammond INnovation Center, 5209 Hohman Ave., in Hammond, 46324
Fee per session: $20
Registration: (219) 750-1200 or email