NaperLaunch Academy Class Schedule

Classes are held in the NaperLaunch coworking space at the Nichols Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m..


   Cohort 9 - Registration Deadline: Jan. 10

Cohort 9 - Tuesday Nights (Jan. - May)

Business Feasibility Model
  • Session 1: Jan. 14
  • Session 2: Jan. 21
  • Session 3: Jan. 28
  • Session 4: Feb. 4
Start a Business in Illinois
  • Session 1: Feb. 11
  • Session 2: Feb. 18
Write a Business Plan
  • Session 1: Feb. 25
  • Session 2: March 3
  • Session 3: March 10
  • Session 4: March 17
Write a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Session 1: March 24
  • Session 2: March 31
  • Session 3: April 7
  • Session 4: April 14
Professional Selling Skills
  • Session 1: April 21
  • Session 2: April 28
  • Session 3: May 5
Open House & Graduation
  • Session 1: May 12
  Cohort 10 - Registration Deadline: March 2

Cohort 10 - Wednesday Nights (March - July)

Business Feasibility Model
  • Session 1: March 4
  • Session 2: March 11
  • Session 3: March 18
  • Session 4: March 25
Start a Business in Illinois
  • Session 1: April 1
  • Session 2: April 8
Write a Business Plan
  • Session 1: April 15
  • Session 2: April 22
  • Session 3: April 29
  • Session 4: May 6
Write a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Session 1: May 13
  • Session 2: May 20
  • Session 3: May 27
  • Session 4: June 3
Professional Selling Skills
  • Session 1: June 10
  • Session 2: June 17
  • Session 3: June 24
Open House & Graduation
  • Session 1: July 1
  Cohort 11 - Registration Deadline: Aug. 3

Cohort 11 - Tuesday Nights (Aug. - Dec.)

Business Feasibility Model
  • Session 1: Aug. 11
  • Session 2: Aug. 18
  • Session 3: Aug. 25
  • Session 4: Sept. 1
Start a Business in Illinois
  • Session 1: Sept. 8
  • Session 2: Sept. 15
Write a Business Plan
  • Session 1: Sept. 22
  • Session 2: Sept. 29
  • Session 3: Oct. 6
  • Session 4: Oct. 13
Write a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Session 1: Oct. 20
  • Session 2: Oct. 27
  • Session 3: Nov. 3
  • Session 4: Nov. 10
Professional Selling Skills
  • Session 1: Nov. 17
  • Session 2: Nov. 24
  • Session 3: Dec. 1
Open House & Graduation
  • Session 1: Dec. 8
  Cohort 12 - Registration Deadline: Oct. 3

Cohort 12 - Wednesday Nights (Oct. - Feb.)

Business Feasibility Model
  • Session 1: Oct. 7
  • Session 2: Oct. 14
  • Session 3: Oct. 21
  • Session 4: Oct. 28
Start a Business in Illinois
  • Session 1: Nov. 4
  • Session 2: Nov. 11
Write a Business Plan
  • Session 1: Nov. 18
  • Session 2: Dec. 2
  • Session 3: Dec. 9
  • Session 4: Dec. 16
Write a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Session 1: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Session 2: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Session 3: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Session 4: Jan. 27, 2021
Professional Selling Skills
  • Session 1: Feb. 3, 2021
  • Session 2: Feb. 10, 2021
  • Session 3: Feb. 17, 2021
Open House & Graduation
  • Session 1: Feb. 24, 2021

NaperLaunch Academy Open House

Held quarterly, this informal, interactive session is an opportunity for potential participants to ask questions and learn about the NaperLaunch Academy, its curriculum and class schedule. Attendees will receive guidance about the purpose of the academy, the expectations of participants and the intended learning outcomes. Get a preview of the academy and hear from past participants the value that the academy has been to them as they started and expanded their businesses.

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NaperLaunch Academy Classes

Registration

Before you can register for an Academy class you must:

  1. have attended a NaperLaunch event
  2. be a member of NaperLaunch

The Registration Deadline for Cohort 9 is January 10
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