Sixty-Hour Program Will Provide Comprehensive Coverage of Best Practices in Starting or Growing a Company

NEWBURGH, N.Y. – SUNY Orange and the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) have partnered to offer a 60-hour training program to help entrepreneurs start or grow their business.

Offered in conjunction with the College’s Continuing and Professional Education department, classes begin Tuesday, Feb. 2. The sessions will be held on Newburgh campus of SUNY Orange, located at 1 Washington Center, from 6 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday evening through late April. Program cost is $200.

This comprehensive course will help entrepreneurs get focused, set agendas and take the next step to move their businesses forward. It covers key topics such as legal business structures, business management skills, understanding financial statements, cash flow and budgeting, market research, social media and traditional marketing, technology for business, business presentation skills.

The course culminates with attendees writing a business plan and presenting to a small panel of representatives from the business community. Part of WEC’s services include one on one “free” counseling as the business grows in order to provide resources and answers to questions, as well as additional resources to sustain the business into the future.

To register, please call Cynthia Marsh-Croll at the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) at (845) 363-6432.

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