ERIC Number: ED229062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Small Business Training Models for Community Growth.
Jellison, Holly M., Ed.
Nine successful community college programs for small business management training are described in this report in terms of their college and economic context, purpose, offerings, delivery modes, operating and marketing strategies, community outreach, support services, faculty and staff, evaluation, and future directions. The model programs are offered by: (1) Albuquerque Technical-Vocational Institute, which provides individual assistance to businesses, evening and weekend workshops, day and evening courses, and a certificate program; (2) Cuyahoga Community College (CC), which offers a full-service associate degree as well as short, noncredit workshops; (3) Daytona Beach CC's Center for Small Business, which provides workshops, seminars, counseling, and resources; (4) El Paso CC's Center for Educational Services for Small Business Development, which offers a comprehensive system of educational and support systems utilizing community and college resources; (5) the Rural Business Institute of Genesee CC, which provides on-site consultation services; (6) Lane CC's Business Assistance Center, which stresses practical skills training, services to small rural businesses, and farm business management; (7) Montgomery College, which offers courses for the public and local employers, and produces business conferences; (8) Saddleback CC, which features an entrepreneurship program and a workshop series on starting a business; and (9) Stark Technical College's Thursday College for Small Business Owners, which stresses problem-solving skills. (DAB)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Coordination, Community Education, Cooperative Programs, Minicourses, Models, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, Small Businesses, Two Year Colleges, Workshops
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Small Business Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. National Small Business Training Network.