Business Workshop Key for Potential Entrepreneurs

By: Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center Last Updated: June 19, 2013

nwi-sbdcBusiness start-up guidance feasibility workshop outlines ownership

This workshop helps entrepreneurs evaluate their business ideas, prepare sound business plans, manage expectations and increase chances of accessing capital.

Workshop topics include:

  • identifying personal objectives, skills and resources
  • describing your business idea and requirements
  • developing a sales forecast
  • identifying start-up expenses
  • estimating your operating budget
  • identifying possible sources of financing

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday June 25 Regional Development Company

WHERE: Regional Development Company, 1757 Thornapple Circle in Valparaiso

COST: $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required as payments are not accepted at the event.

QUESTIONS: 219-644-3513

Register Online

Besides in-person seminars, potential entrepreneurs can also follow a self-guided workshop online via the Web site for $25.

Self-guided workshop

The workshop is based on the ISBDC's A Sound and Proven Path Towards Launching Your Own Business Workbook, available at all ISBDC offices. A free copy of this 60 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and used during the class.

Following the course, NW-ISBDC advisors will be available for no-cost one-on-one business consulting, which includes market research and financial diagnostic reports, to help new entrepreneurs implement their strategic plans and provide ongoing guidance as they grow their businesses.

Northwest ISBDC 9800 Connecticut Dr, Crown Point, IN 46307 P: 219-644-3513 F: 219-644-3682 E: northwest@isbdc.org