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Creating a Successful Business Plan – Online Class – 6 weeks – 24 hours – This Class Qualifies You to Apply for the Next HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

February 14

Online, Six-Week, 24-Hour, Continuing Education Class

Kris Solie-Johnson instructorSign up for the six-week, 24-hour, online continuing education class below with instructor Kris Solie-Johnson, chancellor and president of the American Institute of Small Business, and best-selling author, educator and speaker.  Click on the GREEN links to access more information and to sign up!

  • Takes 24 hours of your time over 6 weeks, 12 lessons.  The next class starts 2/14/17.
  • Flexible Requirements – We recommend you do two lessons per week as they are released. It’s also ok if you get a bit behind and finish lessons from the prior week.  Just finish all 12 lessons in six weeks and take the online final at the end.
  • The lessons help you develop and refine your business assumptions for your plan and get feedback from your instructor along the way.
  • Fee: $109.  Sign up online in less than three minutes!
  • Click Here for More Information & To Enroll
  • 713-718-5149 or anna.go@hccs.edu for any questions regarding enrollment.
  • Want More?  Full Menu of Online Small Business Continuing Education Classes

Want More? 

Add Mentoring and Group Training With Other Entrepreneurs  

For a Well-Rounded Plan of Action:

  • Start Your Plan to Start and/or Grow a Business now.
  • Attend Small Business Workshops & Seminars at HCC throughout the year.
  • Get Free Mentoring and Seek Funding in 2018, and 
  • Get Free Group Training, Pursue More Growth and Prize Money in 2019. 

HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

bizcon banner lg Winners 2017The annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) is an opportunity for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs to develop focused plans to start or grow their businesses.

  • Free Training & Mentoring – The HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) runs February through May and delivers five tuition-free, clinic-style, two-hour training sessions on five Tuesday evenings February-April. The competition also provides two mentors to each accepted team offering one-on-one mentoring for four hours per month, to guide and counsel teams to update plans to start or grow their businesses further.  All teams benefit from this priceless experience!
  • Proposed, Startup and Existing Business Owners Can Prepare Now to Apply for Next Year’s Competition
    • The Application Deadline of January 17 is past for the 2018 Competition. Prepare Now to Advance Your Plan in 2018 and Apply for Next Year’s Competition.
    • Proposed and Start Up Entrepreneurs should sign up for this 6 week online class and the
    • 1-day financial workshop-Last Spring 2018 Workshop will be 2/10/18 – Click Here to Register.  More will be scheduled in Summer 2018 and Fall 2018.
    • Existing Businesses – Should only take the one-day financial workshop.  Sign up 2/10/18.  More will be scheduled in Summer 2018 and Fall 2018.
    • HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni are not required to take the class or workshop. Your graduation from 10,000 Small Businesses is considered to fulfill your prerequisite.
  • Seed Money Awarded to Top Five Teams – $30,000 in Seed Money and In-Kind Prizes, Connections to Funders and Post Competition Assistance
  • The 2017 BPC Winners were announced May 2!  2018 Winners will be announced May 30.  Plan now to advance and grow in 2018 and to apply for the 2019 BPC in January to take your plan to a whole level! 

     Questions: c4e@hccs.edu or 713-718-6650


February 14