January 28, 2010
For immediate use
Durham Technical Community College’s Small Business Center is offering The Fast Entrepreneur course on Wednesday nights, February 3 through April 21, from 6 -9 p.m. at the college’s Corporate Education and Small Business Center.
This small business start-up course is developed by SCORE high-tech entrepreneur John K. Wyman, with support from the Durham Tech’s Small Business Center. SCORE is a national non-profit agency that provides support for start-up entrepreneurs and small business owners. Each student taking the course is supported by a mentor.The Fast Entrepreneur class members learn how to write a business plan and a marketing strategy, create a budget, obtain additional money, and prepare for the challenges of building a successful business. Visiting experts discuss the basics of business law and accounting, as well as other subjects. Students also learn why 80 percent of small businesses in the Triangle fail within five years.
The cost ofThe Fast Entrepreneur course $149. The Small Business Center is located in the SOUTHBank Building, 3rd floor, 400 West Main Street. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-536-7241, ext. 4501. Information may also be obtained at visit www.durhamtech.edu/sbc.