(Posted: December 2016)
Lost your job due to the closing of downsizing of your place of employment?
Want to explore other options?
Keystone Community Education Council, Community College of Allegheny County, and Svetz Consulting Services, LLC with funding from PNC Charitable Trusts have joined together to offer a program for workers who have lost their jobs due to the closing of the Joy Global Franklin Facility – either as an employee of Joy Global or as an employee of a supply chain business that has closed or cut back due to the Joy closing. This program, based on the Small Business Jump Start program, will give enrollees the fundamentals
of what goes into becoming an entrepreneur.
- No prior business experience required
- Very Casual, supportive environment
- Small group size
Eight-week program starting Tuesday, January 24, 2017 through March 14, 2017
You will develop your business ideas with an instructor with over 30 years of business experience developing over 465 businesses in the four county area.
Develop an individualized business plan (that personally fits your idea and type of business)
Understand business financials, marketing, leadership, human resources, time management, and sales skills
Have access to individual business coaching during and after the program series at no cost to you to ensure higher percentage of success (Proven track record is 85%)
Access to small business resources including 5 FREE Chamber/Business Association memberships, small business loans, mentoring and many other benefits to assist your business growth
Sessions will be held on eight (8) consecutive Tuesdays from January 24, 2017 – March 14, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:30 PM (Other times may be considered for second series). Location to be announced.
NO COST for attending. Funding provided through PNC Charitable Trusts.
WHO’S ELIGIBLE? Workers who have lost their jobs due to the closing of the Joy Global Franklin Facility – either as an employee of Joy Global or as an employee of a supply chain business that has closed or cut back due to the Joy closing.
LIMITED SEATING! TO REGISTER please call the Keystone Community Education Council at 814-677-4427 or email [email protected].