VALPARAISO | The Northwest ISBDC is offering "Launch Your Own Business Workshop: A Sound and Proven Path" from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Regional Development Co., 1757 Thornapple Circle.
The workshop is a first step toward owning a successful small business and it 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; and analyzing your feasibility results.
The cost of the workshop is $25 and registration and payment are required in advance. To register, visit www.nwisbdc.org, click on seminars and events, the workshop, and follow instructions or call (219) 644-3513.