Hamilton, Bermuda 14 August 2023 – Registration is open, and enrolment has begun for ‘Entrepreneurship 101’, an entrepreneurship education course hosted by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). The Entrepreneurship 101 course provides new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to start their businesses successfully. Participants can expect to walk away with an understanding of the basics of small business management and how to create an effective business plan.
The course will run from September 12th, 2023, through October 31st, 2023, with sessions every week, Tuesdays from 6pm – 8:15pm. Excited to assist another round of eager entrepreneurs, Donte Hunt, MSME Officer, had this to say about the upcoming course: “When putting together the syllabus for this course, we kept in mind some of the challenges and unknowns faced by entrepreneurs on the Island when starting a business, scaling up or pivoting. At BEDC, we meet with business owners regularly, so we are keenly aware of how difficult it can be to set up and operate a business in Bermuda. Entrepreneurship 101 is a great way to get a handle on the process.
Entrepreneurship 101 will cover the following topics:
– Making the decision to start a business;
– Validating your product or service;
– Writing a business plan;
– Understanding Government obligations;
– Knowing the cost of your business;
– Funding your business; and
– Marketing, Operations, and Human Resources.
Entrepreneurship 101 aims to help entrepreneurs enhance their business knowledge and guide them through what can seem like a daunting process. The more knowledge they have, the easier the process, and the faster they can begin business. The Entrepreneurship 101 Course will be taught at the BEDC Office, 1st Floor, Sofia House, 48 Church Street, Hamilton, every Tuesday from September 12th to October 31st from 6pm until 8:15pm. The early-bird pricing of this course is $292 until August 29th and regular pricing of $325. The Entrepreneurship 101 course requires a minimum of 15 participants to proceed and there is a 40-participant maximum for the course; spaces are limited, so register today to avoid disappointment!
The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is Bermuda’s source of free, confidential business advice. The mission is to actively assist the development of a strong, well-managed and prosperous local business sector in Bermuda. The key objective of the BEDC remains providing a broad range of business advice, counsel and financial assistance to local businesses in Bermuda.