CCBC offering Small Business Ownership Program for aspiring entrepreneurs

Dec 14, 2020 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.992.8642 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County’s Center for Business Innovation is offering a Small Business Ownership Program for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to start or grow their own business. This 12-session series covers a broad range of subjects critical to the success and sustainability of a new or existing business venture.

Experienced business professionals will guide students as they explore topics such as: acquiring funding; business management basics; effective sales and marketing strategies; fundamentals of business law; important accounting and bookkeeping principles; pricing for profitability; social media marketing tactics; understanding business insurance; and conducting market research.

The cost of the 12 sessions is $99. Sessions will be offered on-site* at CCBC Owings Mills and online:

Cohort I: Saturdays, 9 a.m.–noon February 27–June 5, 2021; online via ZOOM (CRN: 34794)

Cohort II: Tuesday/Thursday, 6–9 p.m. April 20–May 21, 2021; CCBC Owings Mills (CRN: 34793)

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

Participants who complete this program are eligible to 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 Fall 2021.

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

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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, and 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 named the Best Community College in Maryland 2020 by The Maryland Daily Record.

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