Enrollment has started for a new program at Green Country Technology Center.
“Start Up 101”, is a seven-week course focusing adults interested in starting a business, as well as those with existing businesses.  Start Up 101 will be held weekly on Monday evenings, February 27, 2017-April 17, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30p.m. on the Green Country Technology Center Campus.  Tuition is $150.  Call 918-758-0840 for registration information.  
This course series focuses on validating and expanding an individual’s business idea. Course topics includes: Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Conducting Market Analysis, Business Plan Development, Financing Options, Human Resources and Business Insurance, Market Planning including websites and social media and Business Bookkeeping and Financial Statements.  
At the end of the 7-week course, graduating entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to work with our business development specialist for assistance in launching their new business.   Graduates are encouraged to attend quarterly roundtable workshops in which other entrepreneurs come together to share experiences and encourage one another along their journeys. On-going workshops will be offered to graduates on a variety of pertinent subjects relating to entrepreneurship.
Graduates also have access to free or discounted business resources from participating partners.  SBS@GCTC is invested in the long-term success of its entrepreneurs, and will continue to provide support services to participating individuals throughout the life of their business.