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Entrepreneur Coaching Academy | LIVE Virtual Business Series

Thursdays at 5:30, July 16–August 20

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you have a business but aren't sure what to do next? Does your existing business need help getting to the next level?

Sign up to be part of the first virtual cohort of the Entrepreneur Coaching Academy. This program meets via Zoom every Thursday for six weeks, July 16 to August 20. Entrepreneur Coaching Academy helps entrepreneurs at any stage to become business leaders and enterprise owners by developing your entrepreneurial mindset, teaching the skills essential to long-term business success, and providing the opportunity to build a strong network you can leverage throughout your entrepreneurial journey.

Topics will include:

The Business Plan & Elevator Pitch

Goals, Accountability, & Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Idea Development & Market Research

Communication for Business Owners

Money & Finance for Businesses

Networking & Team Building

Participants must attend all classes in order to graduate from the program. Those who successfully complete the program will be invited to showcase their business as part of the Business Elevator CU's first Online Pitch Competition at the end of August. Details will be made available at Business Elevator CU.

Presented in partnership with Business Elevator CU and Champaign Public Library.

Reservations are required.

Sign up to get the Zoom link:


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If you are interested in participating in future cohorts of the Entrepreneur Coaching Academy, contact the library's Business Specialist Stephanie Pitts-Noggle at launch@champaign.org.

Launch at the Library:

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  • Starting Thursday, July 16th, 2020, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, August 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Champaign Public Library

200 West Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820


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