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Information Sessions Sept. 8 & 11 for Free Entrepreneurial Training

August 27, 2014

Are you an unemployed or underemployed resident looking to start your own business? Atlantic Cape Community College has partnered with the Ocean City Free Public Library, Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, and New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to present “Fresh Start Entrepreneurial Training Program,” beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14.

The 60-hour program is free for qualified students and will feature:

  • One-on-one instruction from experienced business professionals, group coaching and mentoring
  • Individualized small business group coaching
  • Group/individual mentoring after the classroom training ends

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to create a business plan; understand funding resources; develop a marketing plan; understand information system options for customer relations management; and understand the basics of accounting and finance.

Additional Information Sessions Planned for Sept. 8 and 11

“Fresh Start Entrepreneurial Training Program” information sessions are planned for 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 8, at the Atlantic Cape’s Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. and Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. Pre-registration at www.atlantic.edu/ce is required.

Unemployed or underemployed residents who have an idea for their own business are encouraged to attend. The program is funded by the Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board.

For additional information, contact (609) 343-5655 or sdecicco@atlantic.edu.