Dreaming of owning your own business? “Operation Jumpstart – the First Step” will begin Sept. 7.
Orientation for the class will be held Aug. 15 and Aug. 22.
The First Step Entrepreneurship class at Kansas City Kansas Community College will be offered this fall. Free orientation sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, and Thursday, Aug. 22.
The orientation is required of all participants and will be held in Room 2325 in the Jewell Building on the KCKCC campus at 7250 State Ave. Registration for the orientation can be made by calling 816-786-3959.
Designed for persons wanting to own their own business, the first of 11 sessions of the class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. The remaining 10 sessions will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on successive Thursdays.
Facilitated by Judy Bumpus of Bloom Business Consulting, the training series will both evaluate a business concept and develop a feasibility plan. In addition to hearing dynamic guest speakers and entrepreneurs, participants will write a feasibility study for their business concept and work with highly skilled business coaches who will assist in developing those plans. Step-by-step activities, worksheets and in-depth information are also provided in a participant workbook.
Normally priced at $395, the class is being offered for $75. The class is offered through the Kansas Small Business Development Center in partnership with Workforce Development at KCKCC, and the Kansas City, Kan., Area Chamber of Commerce. Persons may register by contacting Judy Bumpus at 816-786-3959 or email@example.com.
- Story from KCKCC