Monday, February 15, 2010

CPCC’s Institute for Entrepreneurship to offer two free seminars the week of March 8

The Institute for Entrepreneurship at Central Piedmont Community
College announces two free seminars for the week of March 8:

Wednesday, March 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Institute for
Entrepreneurship, Central Campus

From Corporate World to Entrepreneur: How to Make the Transition SBX
From your corporate desk, have you ever daydreamed of running your
own business? This seminar outlines the path from corporate America to
entrepreneurship. What is it really like to run a business? How do I
decide the best business for me? How much money is it going to take?
Where do I find the financing I need? How much money can I potentially
make? These questions and more will be answered in this seminar.

Thursday, March 11, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Matthews Library, Matthews, N.C.

Business Plan Basics SBX 7805-502
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term
success. Attending this seminar will only be the start of a process
that helps commit your great ideas to paper. It will provide you with
a good general overview and basic understanding of the components of a
typical business plan: how marketing, operations and finance are
interrelated and more.

To register, visit and/or call 704.330.4223.

The Institute for Entrepreneurship at CPCC is a member of the Small
Business Center Network (SBCN) comprised of 58 Centers throughout
North Carolina. The objective of the SBCN is to increase the success
rate and the number of viable small businesses in North Carolina by
providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective
and existing small business owners and their employees

Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in
North Carolina, offering close
to 300 degree and certification programs, customized corporate
training, market-focused continuing
education, and special interest classes. CPCC is academically,
financially and geographically accessible

to all citizens of Mecklenburg County. In 2002, the National Alliance
of Business named CPCC the

Community College of the Year for its response to the workforce and
technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative
educational and training strategies.