This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership success. Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will help you evaluate your business idea with that end in mind. Prepare yourself to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase your chances of accessing capital. This workshop is based on the ISBDC’s A Sound and Proven Path Towards Launching Your Own Business Workbook, a copy of this 60 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and used during the class. Following this course, ISBDC Business Advisors located across the state, will be available for free one-on-one business consulting, which includes market research and financial diagnostic reports, to help you implement your strategic plan and provide ongoing guidance as you grow your business.

Workshop Covers: 1) Identify Personal Objectives, Skills, and Resources 2) Describe Your Business Idea and Requirements 3) Develop A Sales Forecast 4) Identify Start-Up Expenses 5) Estimate Your Operating Budget 6) Analyzing Your Feasibility Results

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 5/3/2017 9:00 AM (EDT)



May 4, 2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM



Central Indiana SBDC


Information and Registration



8500 Keystone Crossing, Suite 400, SBA Indiana District Office, Indianapolis IN 46240