Small Business Academy @ IUN

The Small Business Academy at Indiana University Northwest (SBA @IUN) provides business and management education and consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as access to other helpful resources.

About

The Small Business Academy at Indiana University Northwest (SBA @IUN) provides business and management education and consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as access to other helpful resources. The SBA @IUN is operated by the Center for Professional Development and is supported by faculty of the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics, as well as faculty and resources across the IU system. Resources provided through SBA @IUN include free monthly webinars, informative videos streaming on our YouTube channel, and professional development programs offered through the Center for Professional Development. Individuals can also obtain one-on-one consulting and training focused on a specific need. Business consulting is also provided at no cost through several undergraduate courses through which students help entrepreneurs and small business owners on specific projects. Quick Link: www.iun.edu/sba

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Tax Services

  • Tax Preparation Assistance

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Jana Szostek
Address
210 W. 35th Avenue
Room 1153
Gary, IN 46408