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Do you have an idea for a business? Want to make your side-project your main gig? In this class, students will carry out a series of real world business experiments in order to learn exactly what their potential customers want. We'll validate ideas and test our assumptions in order to build businesses that are profitable, sustainable, and rewarding.


Start date: 04/18/17

6 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Tuition: $150.00

Location : Peninsula Workforce Development Center Location : 
  Peninsula Workforce Development Center.

Instructor : Marla Schuchman 

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The Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy is a real-world immersion course for building new business ventures. Participants are encouraged to unleash their entrepreneurial mindset and develop critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and other business building skills.  The course covers topics such as identifying good business opportunities, how to implement ideas into action, practical ways to build a brand, and more.  Using the business model canvas, participants map out business plans and make them actionable through lean startup methods.  Participants will also learn the art and science of the pitch while practicing good public speaking techniques. At the end of the course, participants are connected to various entrepreneurship resources around the region so they can continue to build successful companies.  


Start date: 03/30/17

10 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Tuition: $50.00

Location : Hampton Campus - On Campus Location : 
  Hampton Campus - On Campus.

Instructor : Marla Schuchman 

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Thomas Nelson Workforce Development's Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum brings together thriving and growing entrepreneurs around the region to share their perspective on opportunities available through Entrepreneurship.  This event is for the small business owner/entrepreneur that is interested in networking and learning skills that can immediately be implemented within their business.  Come learn from national innovators, local entrepreneurs and business experts about what you need to know to succeed!


Start date: 04/28/17

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Tuition: $15.00

Location : Peninsula Workforce Development Center Location : 
  Peninsula Workforce Development Center.

Instructor : Staff Staff 

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Learn the essentials to successfully start and grow your business.  Topics include how to price your services, earning what you're worth, internet strategies for business growth, as well as case studies from local entrepreneurs.


Start date: 04/19/17

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : Legacy Hall Location : 
  Legacy Hall.

Instructor : Staff Staff 

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