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Entrepreneur roadmapping the big idea

This business start-up course helps anyone become an entrepreneur. If you ever wanted to start a new business but do not know how to start or where to begin, this is the course for you! The course is broken into 4 days covering 10 sessions and each session is taught by an industry expert with many years of experience. A binder full of business resources and the lectures is also included with this course.

You will be able to participate in classroom discussions and “make mistakes” in a classroom setting rather than in the real world.

Each participant can take advantage of our free one-on-one business consultation services offered through the PACE Business Development Center and the Women’s Business Center. Upon completion of the program, you will have in hand a business plan, the proper business licenses and permits to get started, and business counselors to help you. Business start-up loans are available.


  • Keys to Being a Successful Entrepreneur
    • Pros and Cons of Starting a Business
    • Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Analysis of Your Market
  • Marketing Your Business
    • Customer definition
  • Small Business Taxes
  • Accounting and Record Keeping
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Flow Management and Projections
  • Legal Aspects
    • Choice of Entity
    • Contracts
    • Licensing and Permits
    • Intellectual Property
  • Business Protection
    • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Financing Your Business
    • Resources
  • Real World Experience from Instructors
  • Network with classmates
  • Access to Other Classes and Workshops
  • Much, much more

Please note this program is on a first-come first-serve basis. If you know anyone that may benefit from this course, please feel free to share with them this information. Sign up early to ensure you have a spot! If you are a veteran, ask how to get a discount and rebate on this upcoming Entrepreneur Training Program ($150 value).

Class will meet on 8/28, 9/04, 9/06, 9/11 from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Please see FAQs for more details.

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