Do you want to be your own boss?
These workshops are for you!!!

Skyhawk Entrepreneurial Vision Workshops are designed to turn business ideas into companies.

Workshops begin on Thursday, October 5, 2017, every Thursday for 7 weeks at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The first session begins at 4 pm - 8 pm. Sessions thereafter starts at 6 pm until 8pm. Each workshop ends with a door prize drawing for attending participants. Participants attending ALL six sessions will be eligible for a $200 prize drawing.

All sessions are FREE, including a light meal, networking opportunities, workshop materials, and open to the public with your registration below.

**PARTICIPANTS HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A DOOR PRIZE AT EACH WORKSHOP **

Sign-up HERE

This high-energy workshop series is FREE and open to the public. They are hosted at the University of Tennessee Martin College of Business & Global Affairs Building, Room 33 (View MAP).

Fall 2017 Sessions will include:

  • The Power of a Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Preparing for Tough Questions
  • Smart Social Media Marketing
  • A Business Plan That Gets Results
  • Perfecting your Pitch

Thursday, October 5th
4 – 8 pm
Guest Speaker: William Donnell - UTM CAAS Alum, Founder of Sodium Halogen, Co-Founder of theCO, is giving a high-energy workshop on THE POWER OF A STRATEGY.

Thursday, October 12th
6 – 8pm
Guest Speakers: Dr. Todd Winters, Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, and Dr. Rachna Tewari - UTM College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, are outlining strategic plannig models.

Thursday, October 19th
6 - 8 pm
Guest Speaker: David Hart – Alexander, Thompson and Arnold, is discussing how to prepare for difficult questions from investors.

Thursday, October 26th
6 – 8 pm
Guest Speakers: Carol Reed - Executive Director of the Northwest Tennessee Entrepreneur Center, and Dr. Tracy Rutledge -  Professor of Communications at UTM, are providing tools for the successful growth and expansion of small businesses through the TN Smart Start Guide and Social Media Marketing Practices.

Thursday, November 2nd
6 - 8 pm
Guest Speaker: Rachna Tewari – UTM Assistant Professor Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources, is providing tips on how to write a business plan that gets results.

Thursday, November 9th**
6 – 8 pm
Guest Speakers: Frank Holbrook, President of the NWTN Angel Fund, and Carol Reed, Executive Director, NTEC – will review how to create an executive summary and elevator pitch.

Thursday, November 16th
6 - 8 pm
Business Plan Competition for workshop participants
Prizes:
$300 – 1st Place
$200 – 2nd Place 
$100 – 3rd Place

 **$200 Prize drawing for those who attend ALL SIX SESSIONS!!