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B-CU, SBA Offer Free Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

Bethune-Cookman University and the U.S. Small Business Administration, North Florida are offering an Entrepreneurship Certificate program that is free and open to the public.

The program runs every Thursday from Jan. 29 to March 15, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The classes will help current small business owners or those who wish to start their own businesses turn their ideas into reality. Classes, taught by B-CU professors, will include lessons on how to write a business plan, how to succeed in marketing and sales, and how to manage finances.

“The university and the College of Business and Entrepreneurship are determined to make a difference in the community through economic development,” said Dr. Aubrey Long, executive director of the B-CU Education Foundation.  “So, we are making our resources available to the community as a way to help residents realize their dreams of creating or improving their own businesses.”

To register or for more information, contact Marc Vanja Misanovic at 386-481-2871 or

Institutional Advancement

Beverly James
Director of Communications
PH: 386-481-2991
FX: 386-481-2973

About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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