Monthly workshops

If you have any trouble registering or finding information about these courses, please call (317) 737-2155

 
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SBA Live ! Myths and Realities to Business Ownership

November 28th, 2017  8:30am - 10:00am

Broadcasting live from SOURCE River West! These unique workshops are not only available to attend in person, but by live broadcast as a webinar via AT&T Connect and Skype. Learn about funding your business from the experts from your home, office or at SOURCE RW.

Want to be your own boss?  Think a small business is for you?  Don’t jump into the business ownership arena without accurate information!  Learn about what is fact; what is urban legend; what resources are available to you; important tips on starting a business; and the reality about grants.

Each month, Ronda Crouch, an Economic Development Specialist and Financial Literacy Liaison with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will showcase various funding options on behalf of SBA. Learn more and register for this workshop here.

Business Trends

December 12th, 2017  6:00pm- 7:30pm

Instructor:  Mark A. Roger, Center Director

A practical guide for identifying pertinent business trends in 2017. Join us as we identify the state of entrepreneurship marketplace, evaluate the new business fundamentals and "profit models," and understand the new strategies of business ownership. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Please register on this page if you would like to attend. Contact us at sourcerw.org or 317-737-2155 for more information!

Thinking Like a Business Owner

January 9th   6:00pm- 7:30pm

Instructor:  Mark A. Roger, Center Director

If you are considering business ownership, this “beginners” workshop is for you!  This session is a practical guide to evaluating entrepreneurship in 2017.  Join us as we identify the fundamentals of business ownership, discuss the characteristics of successful business owners, and evaluate how your personal preferences apply to various types of business models.  Learn more and determine if entrepreneurship is right for you.  Discussions will include entrepreneurship resources available in Indiana and incorporate the teachings of Shark Tank and The Profit.   The workshop is free and open to the public.

Please register on this page. 

Contact us at sourcerw.org or 317-737-2155 for more information!

 

Encore Career Support Group

January 12th 9:00am - 10:00am (coffee at 8:30a)

Being a business owner when you are 50+ can seem a bit overwhelming in our ever changing business environment.  If you are a start-up or existing business owner, our support group meetings include not only discussions with local entrepreneurs, but focus is on their journey as they established themselves in successful careers.  Sessions are meant as open discussions to assist participants in being a more up-to-date, knowledgeable business owner.  From understanding how to improve your networking skills, to highlighting the value proposition of your product/service in 2018, to generating referrals through social media, to establishing yourself on LinkedIn, our monthly Encore Career Support Group can make your transition a smooth one. 

 

Facilitator:  Mark Roger, Center Director

January 12th 9a-10a (coffee at 8:30a)

SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center

2230 West Michigan St, Indpls 46222

Register at www.sourcerw.org

Free

Series workshops

 
 
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP INDIANAPOLIS

December 19th - Staying Ahead of Trends - Lorraine Ball

6:30pm - 8:00pm on the third Tuesday of the month.

Lorraine Ball will share her journey as a local
marketing strategist and local business owner.
She founded her PR and marketing, Roundpeg,
14 years ago out of her house.  After spending
too many years in the corporate world and
forcing herself to fit inside a square hole any
longer, she founded Roundpeg.  Her and her
staff focus on websites, social media, and
marketing strategy.  Join us as she shares how she shares how
her business has evolved into providing hands-on training,
webinars and personalized consulting.

This is a discussion driven series that identifies trending businesses ideas, new business fundamentals and pertinent business concepts in our new economy.  This unique, interactive series attempts to inspire entrepreneurship.  Free sessions offer standalone educational discussions addressing business ownership issues from concept, to start-up, to scaling your business. A discussion ideal for anyone considering business ownership in downtown Indianapolis. Each month, featured guest speakers provide their first-hand entrepreneurial perspectives.  Speakers range from local business owners sharing their entrepreneur and franchise start-up experiences, to local SBA advisers identifying funding options for first time business owners, to local development officers addressing opportunities within River West and surrounding areas.

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December 19th - Lorraine Ball

Staying Ahead of Trends

Lorraine will share her journey as a local marketing strategist and local business owner.

What’s Your Next Series

 

 

Facilitator:  Mark A. Roger, Center Director

January 18th at 8:30am- 10:00am

Our monthly discussion series focuses on those seeking a lifestyle or encore career at age 50+.  Instead of leaving work behind many are finding that starting a business or scaling their existing business to provide an exciting new chapter to their lives.  This unique series offers standalone educational discussions addressing business ownership issues from an encore ownership perspective.  Each month, featured guest speakers provide their first-hand entrepreneurial perspectives.  Speakers range from local business owners sharing their entrepreneur experiences, to lifestyle coaches offering their professional input, to financial planners addressing fund sourcing your business in retirement, to social media gurus establishing your professional persona. 

January Topic:  – What All Encore Business Owners Have in Common

Featured Speaker:  Mary Pat McKee, CEO, IndyBoomer

January 18th 9a-10a (coffee at 8:30a)

SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center

2230 West Michigan St, Indpls 46222

Free

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Mary Pat McKee

What All Encore Business Owners Have In Common