• 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

Jul
24

Business Plan 2

This is the continuation of developing the business plan.We will discuss online resources helpful in the development and operation of your business...

Jul
31

Small Business Legalese

In this workshop, we will explore the many legal aspects of owning a business. Topics include: naming your business, licenses, registration,...

Aug
07

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...

Aug
14

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...

Aug
21

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

QuickBooks 2018 For Dummies

Updated: 6/28/2018

Finance

It shows you step by step how to build the perfect budget, simplify tax...

Tools & Templates

Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business

Updated: 6/28/2018

Legal, Marketing, Finance

This invaluable guide provides the concrete steps that will get your new...

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,...

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