Mason City, IA – Feb. 5, 2009 - Do you have a business idea you’ve wanted to UNLEASH? It’s time you get down to business with the FastTrac® NewVenture™ classes! The FastTrac program is designed for those looking to start a new business AND for new business owners. The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at North Iowa Area Community College will hold a FastTrac NewVenture class starting in February. The course will be held on the NIACC campus.
FastTrac NewVenture, scheduled to meet Thursday evenings beginning February 19 and ending April 23, is designed for the start-up entrepreneur. Through the course participants will evaluate and design a business concept and write a feasibility plan. Approaches to marketing, creating a market penetration strategy, understanding the customer, and pricing methods will be discussed along with various other topics.
FastTrac entrepreneurial training began in North Iowa ten years ago. FastTrac graduates have started over 225 businesses in North Iowa and today 78% of these businesses are still going strong today. Participants will receive two hours of credit for the course.
To register for FastTrac NewVenture, call 422-4208 or 1-888-GO NIACC, ext. 4208. If you have any questions on the class, call the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at 422-4111 or 1-888-GO NIACC, ext. 4111.
The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is located on the North Iowa Area Community College campus in Mason City, Iowa, and provides college level courses and degree programs in entrepreneurship, as well as consulting services for business and existing industries in the North Iowa region. NIACC’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center – The VISION to see where you’re heading, The KNOWLEDGE to take you there.