CCBC offering FREE workshops for budding entrepreneurs

Aug 31, 2020 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.992.8642 (cell)

Baltimore County, Md. – Community College of Baltimore County’s Center for Business Innovation is offering free workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to start their own business. Through an introductory program titled “Business Ownership: A Realistic Preview of Opening a New Business,” participants will have access to resources, tips and strategies for turning ideas for new products and services into a sustainable business.

This free workshop will be offered at four convenient CCBC locations* and online:

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 12, CCBC Hunt Valley (CRN 32790)
6 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, September 15 and 17, CCBC Owings Mills (CRN 32791)
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 19, CCBC Catonsville (CRN 32789)
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 26, CCBC Essex (CRN 32788)
6 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, September 29 and 30, ZOOM (CRN 33493)

*Please note that face coverings and social distancing are required while on campus.

Participants who qualify may also participate in CCBC’s Center for Business Innovation’s Annual Business Plan Competition where winning business proposals can earn support for a start-up business and up to $20,000 in seed money. The competition begins October 2020.

For more information about the workshop contact Angella Kevas at or visit To register, visit or call 443.840.4700.

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About the Community College of Baltimore County (
Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, nearly 60,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2019.

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