This workshop aims to help entrepreneurs evaluate their business ideas, prepare a sound business plan, 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
- analyzing your feasibility results
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 6
WHERE: Purdue University Calumet Academic Learning Center, 9900 Connecticut Drive in Crown Point, 46307, in Room 241
COST: $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required as payments are not accepted at the event.
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, NWI SBDC 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.