Entrepreneurship Programs

Workshops, seminars and other events to educate and promote business ownership

The rewards of being your own boss are great, but so are the challenges. If you want to own your own business, Central Community College offers entrepreneurship education to help you develop the skills needed to get started. You can learn about opportunity analysis, marketing, finance, taxes and legal issues, and even develop a business plan.

The Entrepreneurship Center at Central Community College offers workshops, seminars and other events to educate and promote business ownership in the communities that it serves.

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Entrepreneurship Certificate

 A 12-semester-hour entrepreneurship certificate is included in the CCC Business Administration program. You can complete the certificate as an area of specialization within the program or as a stand-alone certificate to develop entrepreneurial skills and develop a business plan.

12-semester-hour certificate

A nine-semester-hour endorsement also is offered to provide basic entrepreneurship skills. Students in any CCC program who want to open their own business in the future can complete the certificate as part of their associate of applied science degree or diploma. Entrepreneurs can complete the three courses as a stand-alone certificate. 

Small Business Incubator

The Central Community College Foundation received some specific donations, micro loan funds, and grants to establish the Small Business Institute (SBI) to encourage the formation of new, small businesses and to assist existing small businesses with growth opportunities.

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For more information about entrepreneurship education at Central Community College, contact:

Columbus Campus: Doris Lux, 402-562-1242, dlux@cccneb.edu

Grand Island Campus Entrepreneurship Center: Gene Manhart, 308-398-7468, gmanhart@cccneb.edu

Hastings Campus: Lisa Tschauner, 402-460-2142, ltschauner@cccneb.edu