Entrepreneur Essentials (e2) is a partnership between Central Wyoming College, Silicon Couloir (a Wyoming nonprofit that provides resources to entrepreneurs) and UW to offer a virtual version of the successful Startup Intensive. Last fall 12 entrepreneurs from across Wyoming participated in the inaugural session.
This four-week virtual program is bringing this shorter-program content to entrepreneurs across Wyoming who cannot join the 10-week, in-person course in Jackson, WY. It is designed to help entrepreneurs launch their business more effectively.
Dates: May 15 – June 10
Weekends: May 15-17; June 12-14
Wednesday Evenings: May 20, May 27, June 3, June 10
They’ll be explaining the “3 Core Frameworks of Entrepreneurship”:
- Personal Profile & Vision
- Opportunity and Product Analysis
- How will your business make money?
- Identification and Communication of Business Vision and Values
- Identification of Personal Values and Skillset
- Concept Brand Development
- Competitive Positioning
- Financial Pro Forma
- Decision Making
- Business Plan Development
- Leadership Skills
Sandy Hessler and Liza Millet have taught 100+ Wyoming entrepreneurs over the last six years. Over 80% of those graduates are still operational after 3 years. 20% of those graduates have raised significant private investment capital. Graduates have created over 100 jobs at an average annual salary of $40,000. SUI has added $4,000,000 of incremental income to Wyoming’s northwest regional economy.
For entrepreneurs considering Entrepreneur Essentials, the virtual version is discounted to $584 compared to the traditional e2 program’s $995 cost. Participants can receive 4 CWC credits towards a Bachelor of Applied Science. Wyoming Workforce Training grants (information available at this link http://wyomingworkforce.org/businesses/wdtf/, which would reduce the cost to $0, may be available to those that qualify and for applications received by April 14.
The program is limited to 25 participants, so please register soon.