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    Little Rock News:

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Friday is the deadline to enroll in the City of Little Rock's Entrepreneurial Training Course for Spring 2014. Space is very limited for the ten-week class that begins February 3, 2014. Enrollment closes at 5 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014.

    "The Entrepreneurial Training Course is for anyone who has ever wanted to start their own business or to turn a hobby or skill into a real job," said Chauncey Holloman spokesperson for the Little Rock Small Business Development Office. "The City of Little Rock is committed to developing and nurturing entrepreneurs and small business growth."

    The Entrepreneurial Training Course is conducted by the University of Arkansas at the Little Rock Small Business and Technology Development Center. The course covers a wide range of topics for business owners like business concepts, feasibility, market analysis, pricing, and cash flow, among many others. Each participant receives assistance with creating a realistic business plan and will graduate with a completed plan to implement their own business idea.

    Classes are held Monday evenings from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Willie Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center on 12th Street.

    "More than 500 Little Rock residents have participated in Little Rock's entrepreneur program and we're looking forward to class number 27," said Holloman. "Graduates have gone on to create very successful businesses in Little Rock like Arkansas Flag and Banner, Artistic Edge Custom Framing and House Catering among many others."

    Tuition cost for the course taught by UALR instructors and successful entrepreneurs is $100 for Little Rock residents and includes all classes, a textbook and business plan assistance. You must me a Little Rock resident to enroll.

    For more information contact Chauncey Holloman via email cholloman@littlerock.org<mailto:cholloman@littlerock.org> or telephone 501-379-1505.

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