by Diane VanDyke
Montgomery County Community College will host an open house for its popular “Starting a Successful Woman-Owned Business” series on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in room 129, Parkhouse Hall, Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. For information, call 215-641-6397.
The spring installment of the “Starting a Successful Woman-Owned Business” certificate program will be held on Tuesdays from Feb. 19 to May 7 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the College’s Central Campus. The cost, including the textbook, is $495.
The 12-week certificate program is designed to encourage women to develop their business ideas into a roadmap for success. Taught by a successful woman entrepreneur, the program enables participants to get practical knowledge about what it takes to make it as a business owner while being exposed to subject-matter experts across a wide range of business topics. Participants will also go through a business planning process and will receive course certification upon successful completion of a business plan.
For women who are uncertain about whether or not they are ready to become entrepreneurs, the College will offer a seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Central Campus. The seminar, which costs $49, will help participants explore their creativity while providing advice on moving their business ideas through the process of successful business ownership.
For more information about programs offered through the College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education division, visit www.mc3.edu/continuingeducation.