Training Programs: Entrepreneurs Training

Entrepreneur Training

Description: The objective of the Entrepreneur program is to assist participants in the process in open their own business by providing them with the necessary tools to understand the basics about licenses/permits and education tailored to each individual entrepreneur's needs.  Another important component of the program is to facilitate connections between the entrepreneur and all the resources and services s/he may need to successfully launch and sustain a business.  The purpose of these programs is to create jobs and contribute to the economic development of Connecticut.

Intended Audience: This program is available for start-up ventures or business expansion.

Detailed Info:

  • The training is conducted in simple language in English and Spanish so the participant can comprehend and learn at their own pace.
  • The instructors are very knowledgeable in the banking industry, financial and technology.
  • Financial basics are stressed, enabling participants to gain the financial knowledge necessary to effectively control their businesses.
  • Program staff have cultivated partnerships with many community institutions, small businesses and government agencies to provide the participants the necessary resources they need to establish and/or grow their businesses.
  • The participants culminate with the business registration at Federal and State levels.
  • This is a comprehensive combination of training and technical assistance that is designed to help entrepreneurs develop business skills and attract financing.
  • To receive certificate of completion, participants are required to attend and participate in the graduation ceremony.

No Fee

Course Length: 12 Hours. Two days a week. 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM


ESL for Small Business

Description: These courses will help students to improve their listening, speaking and pronunciation skills. They will also learn to speak more clearly so that others can understand them better. The first levels will work with conversational English while the higher levels will work with advanced conversation skills and academic English.

Intended Audience: Business owners and/or employees, entrepreneurs and startups.

Requirements: No experience necessary. To receive certificate of completion, participants are required to attend and participate in the graduation ceremony.

Course Length: 60 Hours. Two days a week. 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM

No Fee


Management

Description:    This course builds upon the knowledge and skills needed to manage and grow a small business by emphasizing the fundamentals of managements specific to a small business owner. The course will review the financial health of the business and will explore strategic planning and growth. Case studies will be utilized for insight into both successful and unsuccessful businesses.

Intended Audience: Business owner and/or employee, entrepreneurs or start ups.

Requirements: No experience necessary. To receive certificate of completion, participants are required to attend and participate in the graduation ceremony.

Course Length: 6 Hours. Two days a week. 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

No Fee


Strategic Planning/Business Plan

Description: The objective of the program is to assist participants in the preparation and implementation of a specific, comprehensive Business Plan. This course is an analysis of principles, techniques and the major functions of planning, organizing and leading of business enterprise management. Provide the necessary tools to develop a business plan.

Intended Audience: Business owner, entrepreneur or start up

Requirements:  Microsoft Word requirement and internet research skills. To receive certificate of completion, participants are required to attend and participate in the graduation ceremony.

Course Length: 12 Hours. Two days a week. 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

No Fee 

  

 

 

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