MWCC Workforce Training

ABNC is pleased to announce a partnership with Mount Wachusett Community College.MWCC logo

North Quabbin Entrepreneurship & Enrichment Center (NQE2C)

MWCC launched a series of non-credit courses intended for the entrepreneur and small business owners. They will be delivered at the North Quabbin Entrepreneurship & Enrichment Center (NQE2C) at the Millers River Environmental Center in Athol, MA.

These courses are intended to help individuals move an idea from initial concept to business launch. The Center’s goal is to find business ideas that will make the biggest economic impact in the community, to stimulate new industries, multiply the number of small businesses and create new jobs.  Entrepreneurship Offerings

2013 summer catalog offerings  are here

 STARTING YOUR OWN SECOND INCOME BUSINESS | CRN# 61545
In this lively and informative seminar, you will learn behind the scenes practical information on how to start a successful, home-based, second-income business that can evolve into a full-time endeavor. With little money down, you will learn how to decide on a business or product to sell with minimal problems, and will also learn how to avoid psychological wear and tear. Financial responsibilities will be covered.

Date:……………………………..Wednesdays, June 19 & 26 Location:……………………………… Athol
Time:……………………………..6:30 – 9:30PM Cost:.. $59

INCREASE WEB TRAFFIC TO YOUR SITE | CRN# 61407
This hands-on course is for those who want to learn to build effective webpages. If your business sells or has a service, or you just want to increase hits to your personal website, let us show you how. Students need a laptop for this class. Craig Devonshire
Date:……………………………..Thursdays, July 11 – 25 Location:……………………………… Athol
Time:……………………………..6:30 – 9:30PM Cost……… $99

DESIGNING ADS AND MARKETING MATERIALS ON A SHOESTRING | CRN# 61547
Many small business owners prepare their own ads and collateral materials. Come learn design basics that make the difference between your pieces being seen by your customer and prospects as The Good, The Bad, or The Ugly.
Date:……………………………..Wednesday, July 24 Location:……………………………… Athol
Time:……………………………..6:30 – 9:30PM Cost:…. $39

DEVELOP UNIQUE WEBSITE IDEAS | CRN# 61544
This hands-on course is for those who want to learn to build effective and informative webpages. If your business sells or has a service, let us show you how to add unique ideas to your page. Students need a laptop for this class. Craig Devonshire
Date:……………………………..Thursdays, August 1 – 15 Location:……………………………… Athol
Time:……………………………..6:00 – 9:00PM Cost:…. $99

DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA? LET’S BRING IT TO MARKET! | CRN# 61546
Business ideas come from many sources—interest, hobbies, volunteer experience, leisure activity. We will help to identify what your customer wants and determine how you can satisfy those needs, as well as examine your competitions’ abilities and successes in your market. You can target your market and take your idea into reality and realize your dreams of being a business owner.
Date:……………………………..Tuesday & Thursday, August 6 & 8 Location:……………………………… Athol
Time:……………………………..6:30 – 9:30PM Cost:……. $59

Dawn Gilliatt
Clerk III
Mount Wachusett Community College
Lifelong Learning & Workforce Development, Room 162
444 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440
P: 978-630-9412
F: 978-630-9537
E: dgilliatt@mwcc.mass.edu

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