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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 a health, beauty or fitness business but don’t know where to start, this class is 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 starts Monday, June 21. 

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 for this class, will be considered for future classes.

Apply no later than June 11 to be considered.


Click here to apply.


For questions, please contact [email protected]