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Entrepreneurship Jumpstart

Western Nevada College is proud to offer the Entrepreneurship Jumpstart program in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College, in cooperation with Entrepreneurship Nevada.

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Entrepreneurship Jumpstart

This unique course in entrepreneurship provides a point of entry into the entrepreneurial support community being developed by the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College, Western Nevada College and Entrepreneurship Nevada. Open to college students and community members, the course provides opportunities for ongoing mentorship and valuable understanding of the key characteristics successful entrepreneurs tend to possess.

Students will:

  • Learn about entrepreneurial basics, competitive edge and your own entrepreneurial capacities
  • Gain insights into your business ideas and what it takes to move toward launching a business
  • Understand sustainable profitability
  • Practice presenting business ideas to potential supporters
  • Receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs

Please note: This course is open to UNR, TMCC and WNC students as well as Reno and Carson City community members. The course takes place at the University of Nevada, Reno over 2 consecutive weekends. Classes run 5:30-10 PM on Fridays and 9 AM-6 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

Class Fee: $499

For more information contact

Lauren Slemenda

TitleCommunity Education Coordinator
DepartmentLibrary and Instructional Technology
OfficeCarson City Joe Dini Library and Student Center Room 217