Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Butterworth Hall, 1265 Asylum Ave
Hartford CT  06105

Phone: (860) 768-5681

Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

The Entrepreneurial Center (EC) and Women's Business Center (WBC) provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small businesses, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs. Through business advising, technical assistance, trainings, mentoring programs, and networking events, the EC helps small business owners and employees to gain the business skills needed to succeed in the marketplace.

EC’s cost-effective, high-quality services offer valuable programming for owners in every stage of business.
• Develop and implement marketing, business, and financial plans
• Identify capital needs and access financing programs
• Improve cash flow and financial management
• Grow sales and reach new markets
• Streamline operations by utilizing business software
• Gain confidence in making decisions and managing risks in business operations
• Access export and government contract opportunities
• Learn management and supervisory skills
• Build a stronger and more effective employee team

The Women's Business Center (WBC) is an initiative of the EC. The WBC specializes in serving women in business. Our training and advising are focused on the learning styles, qualities, and particular needs that women bring to business. The WBC is funded by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

The EC also offers a number of special programs during the year including the Power & Progress Business Women’s Symposiums, the Women’s Business Roundtable, the Hartford Small Business Technical Assistance Program and the Small Business Technical Assistance Program. Founded in 1985, the EC offers its services to both men and women.


From start up to expansion, we'll help you grow your business at every stage! EC: www.hartford.edu/ec or Women's Business Center: www.hartford.edu/wbc

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Categories: Business Center, Business Services, Classes, Education, Educational Organization

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Past Events

Making a Powerful Impression : Women’s Business Symposium

Making a Powerful Impression : Women’s Business Symposium
05:30 pm - 01/24/2018

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Shine: Making a Powerful Impression Power & Progress Business Women’s Symposium Award-winning journalist and public relations expert Sarah Barr Wednesday, January...

Build Your Social Media Strategy (2-Part Workshop)

Build Your Social Media Strategy (2-Part Workshop)
09:30 am - 08/21/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Cost: $45 (covers both sessions) Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 Digital marketing strategies are crucial in today’s highly competitive...

Managing Your Online Reputation: Webinar

Managing Your Online Reputation: Webinar
09:00 am - 08/16/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Location: Online Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 Managing your own personal reputation and that of your business is essential. Information...

Financing Your Business Part 2

Financing Your Business Part 2
09:30 am - 07/19/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 In this workshop, we’ll explore the types of financing available. Options will be presented in a...

Getting Started with Twitter

Getting Started with Twitter
09:30 am - 07/17/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Location: Entrepreneurial Center, 1265 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 This workshop will provide an overview...

How to Start Your Own Small Business

How to Start Your Own Small Business
06:00 pm - 07/12/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Location: Entrepreneurial Center, 1265 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 Are you an aspiring entrepreneur?...

Financing Your Business Part 1

Financing Your Business Part 1
09:30 am - 07/12/2017

At Entrepreneurial Center - University of Hartford

Financing Your Business Part 1: Preparing for Financing and the Role of Credit Register at: hartford.edu/ec-register or call 860.768.5681 Capital is essential...

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