How To Launch Your Own Business Workshop

Purdue University North Central Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center will host the workshop How To Launch Your Own Business on Wednesday Nov. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in PNC Technology Building, Room 134.

This workshop will cover how to evaluate a business idea and prepare a sound business plan, manage expectations and increase the chances of accessing capital. It will be based on the ISBDC “A Sound and Proven Path towards Launching Your Own Business” workbook. A free copy of this 60 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and used during the class.

Steps include: Identify Personal Objectives, Skills, and Resources; Describe Your Business Idea and Requirements; Develop a Sales Forecast; Identify Start-Up Expenses; Estimate Your Operating Budget.

Seating is limited. The workshop fee is $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. No payment will be accepted at the door. PNC students, faculty and staff are eligible for a discounted fee of $10.

Registration can be completed by emailing northwest@isbdc.org to leave the contact information and the ISBDC will call back to confirm the reservation with a credit card payment over the phone. Or call 219-644-3513.