Community Enjoys CCC “Moving Business Forward” Workshop

2014-05-01 | Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations - Brittany Davis, Assistant Director; (662) 621-4061 - bdavis@coahomacc.eduBookmark and Share

Participants of the “Moving Business Forward” Small Business Workshop received a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the free, one-day workshop. Pictured above, from left, are CCC Business/ CIS Chair and Presenter Deborah Carter along with participants Lawrence Walls, Sheila Pryor, Alshunda "Allie" Quinn, Shelia Bruce, Kim M. Crouch, Sharron Young, Ora Shaw, Hattie Taylor, Cheryl Barnes, and Presenter Lynda Elliott. Not pictured are presenters Jeremy Pittman and Angela Lackey-Collins.

CLARKSDALE - “The entire workshop was informative and enjoyable.”

“All phases of the workshop were very good, I enjoyed the information on designing your business websites.”

“I will use all of the handouts presented in this workshop.”

Those were comments made by participants of Coahoma Community College’s “Moving Business Forward” small business workshop series.

Several community members interested in entrepreneurship learned the in-and-outs of owning your business during the free, one-day workshop help Saturday, April 24. Sponsored by Coahoma Community College’s Department of Business and Computer Information Systems (CIS), the workshop covered a wide range of topics over four sessions.

The first session, “Developing a Business Website was presented by CCC Business/CIS Instructor Jeremy Pittman and introduced participants to a set of best practices for developing a website. A second session, “Social Networking and Business”, also facilitated by Pittman, gave participant information and tips for engaging customers and clients.

During session three “Developing/Writing a Business Plan”, CCC Business/CIS instructor Lynda Elliott assisted participants in preparing one of the key requirements to securing financial assistance from the Small Business Administration. The workshop closed with hands-on “Financial Planning” practice.

Participants received a certificate of completion and were eligible to receive one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit.