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Kauffman FastTrac at The GRID BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Enrollment for this course has closed
This course equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the business skills and insights, tools, resources, and peer networks necessary to start and grow successful businesses. The course helps those interested in starting a business clear the path from idea to business start. 

• Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
• Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
• Learn how to set realistic financial goals for your business.
• Determine the unique features and benefits of your product/service.
• Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
• Define your company’s brand and marketing.
• Learn how to manage business functions and develop an organizational culture.
• Determine the steps to profitability.
• Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
• Launch your business.

This face to face course runs for 10 weeks on Saturdays at BridgeValley's GRID, June 1st through August 10th, with a break on the July 4th weekend. The class times would be 1 - 4 PM. The cost for this 10 week program would normally be $307. Due to the generosity of The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, the workshop will be offered free to participants. 

The GRID is located at 807 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, WV 25136. Pre-registration prior to May 24th is required. To register, visit 
  1. Delivery

  2. Location

    Montgomery, WV
  3. Fee

  4. Start Date

    September 28, 2019
  5. Enrollment Close Date

    September 19, 2019
  6. End Date

    December 06, 2019