Thursday, April 4
“Your Business Plan Soup to Nuts,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn an easy approach to developing a business plan to manage all aspects of business, including marketing, finance, operations, personnel and overall strategy. Existing business owners and pre-ventures will learn to test the feasibility of a new company or a new direction and discover how to use their plan to raise capital. Participants will receive a copy of the SBDC Business Planning Guide. Speaker: Paul Shaugnessy of Lincoln Consulting Group. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
“10 Non-Tax Reasons to Have an Up-to-Date Estate Plan,” 6 to 8 p.m., Carrabba’s, Route 1 north, Peabody. North Shore Women Lawyers’ Association and Cambridge Trust Co. present Michael P. Panebianco, vice president, and Laura C. McGregor, vice president. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available. $15. Send checks to NSWLA, c/o Rosalyn Stults, Esquire, 221 Essex St., Suite 51, Salem MA 01970. 978-745-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 5
North Shore Business Forum: “Networking On and Off Line,” 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Charlene St. Jean of Beverly’s Purple Diamond will speak on successful socializing. $11 admission includes a continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, April 9
“Women and Money: Create the Financial Future You Want,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Take control of your financial future with a five-step process designed specifically for women. From aligning financial goals with personal values, to avoiding the mistakes women — especially those suddenly single — often make, the workshop is packed with sound advice, including how to choose a financial adviser and how to create a multiyear plan. Free. Speaker: Mark Singer, president at Safe Harbor Retirement Planning and author. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, April 10
Workforce Training Fund Grant Application Workshop, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., North Shore Community College’s Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Learn the tips and tools of writing an effective and successful Workforce Training Fund Grant application. Event includes continental breakfast. Registration at 978-236-1242.