Thursday, March 11, 2010

Institute for Entrepreneurship - Upcoming Events

These Are Free Seminars - Offer By Central Piedmont Community College at the Institute for Entrepreneurship

Networking a Tool for Success SBX 7888-502
Networking is more than just a social hobby. It's all about who you know and how you utilize those relationships. Effective networking is a skill that is developed by practice and can be a very rewarding tool for your business. Free
Date: Wednesday, April 7 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Easy Steps to Creating a Marketing Plan SBX 7817-501
What's the best way to reach your customers? How do you know? Marketing can make or break a business which is why a marketing plan is considered one of the most important parts of your business strategy. Learn what should be included in a marketing plan and why, and where to get the information. Discover easy steps for putting together a plan that's right for your business. Date: Monday, April 12 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Greening Your Business SBX 7849-501
Stimulate your green thinking and become part of the latest "environmentally responsible" business trends. Find out what it means to go green and see what advantages there are by making your business more sustainable. Learn what you can do in the way you purchase, provide your service, produce your product, or even plan your business if you're in the start-up phase. This informative seminar will show you how to make small changes today that will have a big impact tomorrow.
Date: Monday, April 19 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Doing Business with the City of Charlotte SBX 7828-502
From buying office supplies to contracting for cleaning services, the City of Charlotte uses all types of small businesses. A city representative will describe vendor programs and its purchasing process models: Request for Quote (RFQ), Invitation to Bid (ITB) and Request for Proposal (RFP). Find out what you need to know to locate contract opportunities.
Date: Wednesday, April 21 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Location: Matthews Library

Taxes and Record Keeping SBX 7822-501
The day-to-day tasks of running a small business can easily crowd out time for "keeping the books." Learn about your tax responsibilities, record keeping and filing requirements and ease the time you spend filing tax reports.
Date: Monday, April 26 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Location: University Library

To register for seminars please call 704-330-4223

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Empowering Today's Professionals

The ETP Network has five (5) specific objectives (goals) that make up each member’s Career Management Plan:

Find a job that you look forward to going to on Monday morning
Develop a career backup plan for Goal #1 (JOB)
Develop a trusted network of 200+ individuals
Generate multiple sources of income (not in conflict with primary)
Be a networking leader

Rod Colon’s 7-Step Job Search Methodology Program
The 7-Step Job Search Methodology


The ETP Network has a special concern for the advancement of professionals worldwide and is committed to delivering its core values of INTEGRITY, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, and COMPASSION to its members.

Today the ETP Network consists of 13 million LinkedIn professionals and 1000s of members. We are developing teams globally to assist members with their networking and career management programs.

For More Information about the Charlotte Network Group - Contact Amanda Sherman at 704-502-0312 or email

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

FREE SEMINAR -From Corporate World to Entrepreneur:


From your corporate desk have you ever daydreamed of running your own business? This seminar outlines the path from corporate America to entrepreneurship. What is it really like to run a business? How do I decide the best business for me? How much money is it going to take? Where do I find the financing I need? How much money can I potentially make? These questions and more will be answered in the seminar.

Register Now by Calling 704-330-4223

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Class : SBX 7892-502
When: Wednesday, March 10
Cost: FREE

Time: 10:00—12:00 pm
Location: Institute for Entrepreneurship

Monday, March 8, 2010


(Bring Your Own Business) or learn about businesses in your community. Free Food Event!

DATE: Tuesday, March 16, 2000
TIME: 6:30 - 9:00 P.M. COST: FREE
PLACE: McCrorey YMCA 3801 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216

Come with an open mind. Be a part of a vital networking opportunity to meet and greet local entrepreneurs offering their services, strategies and money making opportunities while encouraging you too to be successful during this time of economic recovery.

Keep in Mind.... "Necessity is still the mother of invention!"

"Win the Race for 21st Century Jobs"

What Keith Ferrazzi did for networking with "Never Eat Alone", Rod Colon blows the lid off the job search roller coaster ride with never before revealed secrets contained in "Win the Race for 21st Century Jobs" It's the smart professionals' career management survival guide . Rod Colon states "This isn’t just another book about networking.

This book is about a bold new approach to finding jobs, clients, and business opportunities — as well as performing complete career makeovers. . . . Many people are in pain. Their financial situations are dire. They have lost their jobs, their life savings and in many cases, their self-respect while chasing around to look for a new position."

Since 2004 Empowering Today's Professionals (ETP) Network has helped hundreds of people successfully land jobs and business opportunities. .

Looking for an opporunity to purchase this book: Contact: Amanda Sherman 704-502-0312 or email: