CCBC offering FREE workshops for budding entrepreneurs

Aug 31, 2021 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

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,” get 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 two convenient CCBC locations and twice online:

• 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 11, CCBC Catonsville (CRN 72704)
• 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 18, ZOOM (CRN 72706)
• 6 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, September 21 and 23, ZOOM (CRN 72707)
• 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, September 25, CCBC Essex (CRN 72705)

Participants who qualify many 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 2021.

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 50,000 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. Designated as the “Best Community College” among the Maryland Daily Record’s 2020 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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