CF to Offer Entrepreneur Academy
April 17, 2012
The College of Central Florida will offer an Entrepreneur Academy starting in May. The program provides a step-by-step approach to planning a successful business venture and is designed to guide individuals who are new to owning and operating their own business.
The program will be offered Mondays, May 21 through July 9, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the CF Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. A follow-up session will be held Monday, Aug. 13, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The fee is $160.
Participants will explore topics including: managing your personal financial condition; determining the barriers to entering a market; refining the business idea; developing the business plan; and more. Participants will have the opportunity to meet local entrepreneurs and representatives from SCORE, Small Business Development Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The program is offered in cooperation with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. The enrollment deadline is May 14. For more information or to register, call 352-873-5804 or visit CFItraining.cf.edu.