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Entrepreneurial Training Program for the Unemployed (ETPU)

What is the ETPU Program?
  • An intensive 60-hour training program taught over 6 weeks for anyone who wants to start their own small business.
  • A daytime training program taught by experienced professionals in their respective subject areas.


What will I learn?
  • Introduction and Assessment - Rewards and Risks of Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Registration - Registering your Business Contracts and Licenses
  • Business Plan Management - Writing Your Business Plan Market Analysis
  • Finance - Financial Statements QuickBooks Capital and Cash Flow
  • Accounting - Accounting Fundamentals Recordkeeping
  • Insurance and Legal Formation - Risk Assessment General Liability Other Liabilities
  • Marketing - Marketing Action Plan Research and Analysis Sales Marketing Production
  • Management Information Systems - Website Information Social Networking
  • Bank Financing - Meet the Lenders


What is the cost?
  • Tuition and fees are $900 which includes a workbook and an extensive binder of handouts to assist you in creating your business plan.
  • Free if you are on unemployment and qualify.


How do I enroll?
  • If unemployed meet with a counselor at your local NJ One-Stop Career Center to obtain an application and attend an orientation session or call
  • To enroll directly if you're not unemployed or for information about the curriculum or scheduling contact Sharon Tremitiedi at 973-328-5533 or stremitiedi@ccm.edu
  • Orientation workshops are held the second Tuesday of each month at CCM in Morristown.


Orientation dates:  July 2011 - December 2011
  • Tuesday, July 12th
  • Tuesday, August 9th
  • Tuesday, September 13th
  • Tuesday, October 11th
  • Tuesday, November 8th
  • Tuesday, December 13th