Training & Education

The Indiana SBDC Regional Centers around the state offer a variety of workshops and training events to help you maintain and grow your business.

Online Training

On-Demand training videos are available to watch on YouTube here.

Regional Workshops & Events

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  • Access to Capital: What Lenders Look For and Alternative Lending Options (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 1/2/2024 - 12/31/2024
    ***This webinar originally aired on December 12, 2023. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email [email protected] when you finish ...
  • Start Strong Indiana Business Taxes for New & Small Businesses (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 1/18/2024 - 12/31/2024
    ***This webinar originally aired on January 16, 2024. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email [email protected] when you finish w...
  • Stay Strong Indiana Business Taxes for New & Small Businesses (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 1/31/2024 - 12/31/2024
      ***This webinar originally aired on January 30, 2024. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email [email protected] when you fi...
  • Child Labor Law 101 (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 3/5/2024 - 12/31/2024
      ***This webinar originally aired on March 5, 2024. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email [email protected] when you finis...
  • Federal Labor Laws 101 (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 4/20/2024 - 12/31/2024
      ***This webinar originally aired on April 16, 2024. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email [email protected] when you fini...
  • Financing a New Small Business (webinar recording)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 4/22/2024 - 12/31/2024
     ***This is a recording of an in-person training which took place February 4, 2024. Click Sign-Up and you'll see a link to the recording appear at the top of the page. Please email southwest...
  • SBA 8(a) Recruitment Summit - Indianapolis

    Central Indiana SBDC 4/25/2024 | 1:00p-3:30p
    The SBA 8(a) Contracting Program is designed specifically for small business and can provide a tremendous boost to a company’s government sales. Business Opportunity Specialist Vernice Math...
  • QuickBooks Level 2 for the online user (In-Person)

    Northwest Indiana SBDC 4/26/2024 | Friday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.(CDT)
    This class is valued at $399.00 and is being offered to you at no charge because of a grant/scholarship we received. We hope you will take advantage of this IN-PERSON, One-day version of tra...
  • Virtual: Business Start-up Workshop

    Northwest Indiana SBDC 4/29/2024 | Monday- 5:30 - 7:00 PM
    Kicking off Small Business Week, we're offering this Virtual webinar as your first step towards small business ownership success. Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. Business Adv...
  • Business Model Canvas Workshop ( IN PERSON)

    Southeast Indiana SBDC 5/1/2024 | 1:00pm-3:00pm
    Unleash your inner strategist at our in-person Business Model Canvas workshop! This interactive session will guide you through the powerful Business Model Canvas framework, a one-page tool to map out ...
  • Protecting Small Business from Scams & Data Thefts

    Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC 5/1/2024 | 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
      Cybersecurity ***This is an online-only event.*** This webinar is offered in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Our presenter, Mike Mudroncik, is a Stakeholder ...
  • IRS Resources Overview for Small Business (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 5/1/2024 | 3:00pm CENTRAL
    ***This is an online-only event.*** This webinar is offered in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Our presenter, Mike Mudroncik, is a Stakeholder Liaison, responsible for providin...
  • Blast Off - Advanced Startup Training

    Central Indiana SBDC 5/1/2024 | 4:00
    Blast Off - Advanced Startup Training
  • Launching Your Own Business - Posey County (In Person Only)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 5/2/2024 | 3:00-5:00pm CENTRAL
    Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will help you decide if you're ready to start a business, then evaluate your business idea and ensure you're taking the steps to in...
  • Marketing Basics- Virtual

    Lead Center 5/2/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • AG Prescribed Grazing with Goats Business Opportunities

    Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC 5/3/2024 | 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    Introduction to what is “Prescribed Grazing”, how it can benefit land owners and managers, and business opportunities surrounding it, as well as what is involved in running a prescribed gr...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 5/6/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • IT & Cybersecurity Essentials Part 1: The Basics (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 5/7/2024 | 4:00pm CENTRAL
      ***This is Part 1 of a five part IT & Cybersecurity Essentials series. This is an online-only event.***   Is your small business ready for a cyber attack? The Indiana SBDC reports t...
  • --OVERVIEW OF LIVEPLAN - VIRTUAL

    Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC 5/9/2024 | 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      LivePlan is an online business plan writing tool. Attending this overview session will help participants understand how to uncover ways to use the tool to support personal business goals....
  • Launching Your Own Business (In Person Only)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 5/14/2024 | 3:00-5:00pm CENTRAL
    Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will help you decide if you're ready to start a business, then evaluate your business idea and ensure you're taking the steps to in...
  • --Stress is something we all experience: Thriving amidst pressure

    Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC 5/16/2024 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      Stress is something we all experience. At times it is overwhelming. Attend this interactive session covering practical ways to gain perspective and manage stress. Understand the sources and im...
  • Marketing Strategies for Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 5/20/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strat...
  • IT & Cybersecurity Essentials Part 2: Staff Training & Awareness (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 5/21/2024 | 4:00pm CENTRAL
      ***This is Part 2 of a five part IT & Cybersecurity Essentials series. This is an online-only event.*** Is your small business ready for a cyber attack? The Indiana SBDC reports that ...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 5/22/2024 | 11:00 am to 12:30 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • SBA 8(a) Recruitment Summit

    South Central Indiana SBDC 5/30/2024 | 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
    The SBA 8(a) Contracting Program is designed specifically for small businesses and can provide a tremendous boost to a company's government sales. 
  • IT & Cybersecurity Essentials Part 3: Advanced Security Tools (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 6/4/2024 | 4:00pm CENTRAL
      ***This is Part 3 of a five part IT & Cybersecurity Essentials series. This is an online-only event.*** Is your small business ready for a cyber attack? The Indiana SBDC reports that ...
  • Social Media Marketing- Virtual

    Lead Center 6/6/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 6/12/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Finding Funding

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 6/17/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources and local programs. The workshop is intended for individuals starting a business, as well as owners of existing businesses who ar...
  • The Wellness Advantage: Leveraging Well-Being for Business Growth

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 6/18/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:30 PM
    Join us for a dynamic, hands-on workshop to build lasting business success! Dive deep into the world of well-being as we explore the 8 key domains of wellness that help drive sustainable growth for bo...
  • IT & Cybersecurity Essentials Part 4: Compliance, Licensing, & Documentation (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 6/18/2024 | 4:00pm CENTRAL
      ***This is Part 4 of a five part IT & Cybersecurity Essentials series. This is an online-only event.*** Is your small business ready for a cyber attack? The Indiana SBDC reports that ...
  • SBA 8(a) Business Development Recruitment Summit (In-Person)

    Northwest Indiana SBDC 6/27/2024 | Thursday - 10 am - Noon
    The SBA 8(a) Contracting Program is designed specifically for small business, and can provide a tremendous boost to a company’s government sales. Business Opportunity Specialist Vernice Mat...
  • IT & Cybersecurity Essentials Part 5: Responding to Cyber Incidents (live webinar)

    Southwest Indiana SBDC 7/2/2024 | 4:00pm CENTRAL
      ***This is Part 5 of a five part IT & Cybersecurity Essentials series. This is an online-only event.*** Is your small business ready for a cyber attack? The Indiana SBDC reports that ...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 7/10/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Basics of Website Development- Virtual

    Lead Center 7/11/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Business Plan Fundamentals

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 7/15/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    A business plan is used by entrepreneurs to manage the direction and expectations of their business as well as to solicit funding for implementing growth strategies or starting anew enterprise. This o...
  • Marketing Basics- Virtual

    Lead Center 8/1/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 8/14/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Marketing Strategies for Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 8/19/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strat...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 8/28/2024 | 11:00 am to 12:30 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Social Media Marketing- Virtual

    Lead Center 9/5/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 9/11/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Finding Funding

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 9/23/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources and local programs. The workshop is intended for individuals starting a business, as well as owners of existing businesses who ar...
  • Basics of Website Development- Virtual

    Lead Center 10/3/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 10/9/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Business Plan Fundamentals

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 10/21/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    A business plan is used by entrepreneurs to manage the direction and expectations of their business as well as to solicit funding for implementing growth strategies or starting anew enterprise. This o...
  • Marketing Basics- Virtual

    Lead Center 11/7/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 11/13/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your busines...
  • Marketing Strategies for Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 11/18/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strat...
  • Social Media Marketing- Virtual

    Lead Center 12/5/2024 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
    Meet The Workshop Presenter: Christy Dudgeon is a dynamic leader with experience and formal education in accounting, QuickBooks, revenue growth, marketing, turnaround efforts and small business scali...
  • Launching Your Own Business

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 12/11/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    This workshop is your first step toward small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your business...
  • Finding Funding

    Northeast Indiana SBDC 12/16/2024 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 PM
    Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources and local programs. The workshop is intended for individuals starting a business, as well as owners of existing businesses who ar...