Participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business, and marketing a business. You'll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success!
Network with other entrepreneurs in a fun and collaborative environment
Uses proven methodology for starting diverse businesses
Learn how to conduct thorough market research from the experts
Expand your Resume
Certificate of completion
Help with establishing your business structure
Learn steps needed to make your entrepreneurial dreams come true
Create your unique business plan
Learn how to create a customer-centric foundation that will keep your customers satisfied and returning
Opportunities near you and virtually statewide.
Starting a business without any guidance can be daunting. Why leap without having the tools to soar? Have an idea for a product or service but don’t know where to start?
Our free Taking the Leap cohorts are your first step! These interactive sessions will provide you with a unique opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals, share your ideas and learn from one another. You'll also have the chance to ask questions and receive personalized advice from our instructors and guest mentors.
Entrepreneurs can expect to add the following items to their toolbox:
These free, short-form events allow participants to gain valuable insights into the key elements of starting and running a successful business.
Learn about and apply the fundamentals to your business idea including identifying your target market, business planning, developing your financials, and more. These events are the perfect way to get the knowledge and inspiration you need to take your business idea to the next level.