• It’s time for your
    Encore!

    Resources for creating, growing & leading your business.

  • Find the entrepreneur in
    You!

    What type of entrepreneur are you? Where to next?

  • Are you ready to
    Innovate?

    Visit one of our Innovation Centers to bring your ideas to life.

What topic interests you?

Choose from a variety of topics to help bring your business idea to the next level. Pick a topic below and we will provide resources, workshops and events that match your interests.

Upcoming Workshops

Jun
28

Know Your Customer

Is there a demand for your business? What is your target audience? We will explore market segmentation and develop a marketing plan that...

Jul
05

Where's the Money?

You have a great business concept; now it's time to find the financial support you need to get started. Do you need a conventional loan, microloan...

Jul
12

Pricing for Profit

Pricing your product too high or too low can set your business up for failure. You must know how much it cost to provide your product or service....

 

Tools & Templates

Tools & Templates

Breakthrough marketing plans : how to stop wasting time and start driving growth

Updated: 12/11/2017

Marketing, Leadership & Innovation

Breakthrough Marketing Plans is an essential tool for people who create...

Tools & Templates

Designing a Business Card

Updated: 11/9/2017

Marketing

Learn how to design a business card that is eye-catching and functional. In...

Tools & Templates

Design 101: Presentations

Updated: 10/30/2017

Business Basics, Marketing, Leadership & Innovation

Learn the "Design 101" rules for achieving a balanced, professional,...

Tools & Templates

content strategy toolkit : methods, guidelines, and templates for getting content right

Updated: 10/30/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Legal, Marketing, Leadership & Innovation

In this essential guide, Meghan Casey outlines a step-by-step approach for...

Tools & Templates

Ohio Secretary of State

Updated: 4/25/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Legal

Your business begins here. Everything from filing forms and fees to starting...

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