If you looking to start or expand a business, but can’t commit to weekly classroom sessions, then e-REAL is for you. e-REAL is the online version of the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Course. This program will help you to start, or expand and improve a business. It will cover topics such as self-assessment, market research, competitive analysis, financial feasibility, business plan essentials, legal structures, targeting the customer, taxes and licenses, and computerized financial analysis.
Online, January 13 - May 9; $125 plus textbook
REAL is a unique hands-on approach to facilitate entrepreneurs through the planning, owning and operating of their own businesses. Prior business experience is not required. The program helps individuals to start, expand and improve their own small business and deals with topics, such as self-assessment, community analysis, market research and feasibility, competitive analysis, financial feasibility, plan essentials, legal structures, targeting the customer, taxes and licenses, and computerized financial analysis. Limited enrollment, so be sure to sign up early by calling (336)599-0032.
Look for a new session in the fall of 2014