REAL Entrepreneurship Program

One of the most unique and comprehensive courses entrepreneurs can take advantage of is the REAL Entrepreneurship program. For those people who are interested in developing a comprehensive business plan and studying the potential of their business idea, this course provides a hands-on, experiential learning environment to move your business from the idea stage to a written plan. The course instructor is available for constant feedback and counseling and a Community Support Team, made up of local small business owners and business professionals provide expertise and experienced leadership to the program participants. To take advantage of this course, call 910-938-6319.

Master Business Academy

To learn more about eligibility to participate in this program, contact Anne Shaw at Participants are expected to attend all 5 sessions.

A Day in the Life

This interactive session for business owners examines the real world business scenarios you confront each and every day.  Designed to provide the skills and strategies necessary to take your business to the next level, participants will: learn how to maximize your competitive advantage; understand the story your financials are telling you about your business; discover how to drive performance by learning how to hire and motivate employees.  This session is limited to existing business owners who have been in business for at least one year.  Workshop class is small to facilitate interactive learning.  This class is offered as a special partnership of Coastal Carolina Community College’s Small Business Center and the UNCW Small Business & Technology Development Center.  To participate, or for more information, please contact Anne Shaw at 910-938-6319, or by email at