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Entrepreneurship Training Academy

 

Always wanted to own your own business, but not sure where to start?

 

Detroit at Work is partnering with Wayne County Community College District to offer the Entrepreneurship Training Academy

 

Applications are now open for the next class of the Detroit at Work Entrepreneurship Training Academy! If you are a Detroit resident interested in starting an education and childcare business, or a professional services and contractors business, but don’t know where to start, these classes are for you. 

In this 2-week, online class you will work with expert instructors from Wayne County Community College District to learn everything you need to know about starting, growing and operating your own business. 
 

 

Class #1

Class Focus: Education and Childcare

Class Dates: July 26 - August 5, 2021

Application Deadline: July 11th, 2021 at 12 p.m.

 

 

Class #2

Class Focus: Professional Services and Contractors

Class Dates: September 13 - September 24, 2021

Application Deadline: August 29th, 2021 at 12 p.m.

 


Topics you will cover include: 
1.    Entrepreneurship & Economic Opportunities in the COVID-19 Environment 
2.    Developing Your Business Concept 
3.     Creating Your Vision 
4.    Defining Your Market & Staff 
5.    Business Image & Identity 
6.    Doing Business Virtually 
7.    Business Structures, Finance, & Laws 
8.    Business Sustainability 

 

This course 100% virtual and is free to eligible Detroit residents. Students are selected through a competitive application process.


All applicants who are not selected, will be considered for future classes.

 

Click here to apply.

 

For questions, please contact [email protected]