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CCED (Center for Corporate and Community Education)

Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

This course will take participants through a process that ensures they have a workable business model to make their new venture a reality or their existing venture more profitable. We will take a customer- oriented approach, exploring the nine parts of a business model, culminating in a pitch deck that defines the firms’ execution strategy. Textbook is included. This program is made possible by the MVCC Foundation.
Instructor: John Liddy, MVCC Entrepreneur in Residence

Direct Selling for Entrepreneurs

For decades, direct sellers have embraced a career path that can lead to a professional life marked by success and independence. Through this program, you will learn the skills required for success in direct selling. You’ll gain the confidence to believe in your ability to succeed as a direct selling professional, as well as the ability to put what you learn into action every day of your professional life. No matter what your level of experience in direct selling, this program provides a new path forward for people seeking success as independent entrepreneurs selling the world’s most recognizable brands.

Building a Business in Today’s Economy

Create a new or build your current business in today's economic climate.  Reach new customers and clients.   Discover the best practices to manage your financial condition.   Market your services or products using the latest techniques and technologies.   Today, you must adapt to new growth strategies and engage in modern business techniques. Maximize your potential for a successful business.

Write Your Business Plan

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Committing your idea to paper in the form of a business plan not only increases your chances of obtaining financing, but also in keeping your business strategically focused. With the support of your instructor and a network of like-minded students, you'll work through all of the major components of writing a business plan and emerge with your first draft in hand. And most importantly, you will have completed the first--and most difficult--step on the path to small business success.

For additional information about these CCED programs, please contact Carolyn DeJohn at 315-792-5300 or