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Developed by the Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship - HCC Northwest, the Small Business Success Series by HCC© is a 5-Module program that offers an opportunity for hands-on learning and interaction with faculty, guest entrepreneurs, business experts, and peer delegates. 

This series is specifically developed for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs who are actively pursuing launch and growth of a specific business concept. 

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to those students who graduate from the series. 



Five Modules - One Module is offered Each Week

in One All-Day Session

HCC Eastside Campus

6815 Rustic Street, Houston, TX 77087

Workforce Building I, Room 316

Saturdays from 9:00am - 3:00 pm

Five Required In Person Sessions in All 


Program Session Dates & Topics:

01/20 - Vet the Venture – Are My Ideas Lucrative? - Assists entrepreneurs in determining the financial viability of their business idea or growth plan. Covers competition, market need, price positioning, differentiators, revenue projections, start-up costs & more. 

01/27 - Ignite the Entrepreneur in You! – Explore key attributes, behavior styles and profiles of successful entrepreneurs to challenge yourself, your team and the future of your business. Develop a map of your business idea alongside fellow entrepreneurs. 

2/03  - Financials for Small Business Launch & Growth – Prepare for the “why, how & what’s next” in understanding your numbers: past, present & how to analyze & estimate numbers you & your funders need to know to propel you to sustained success. 

2/10 - Sales & Marketing Powered Up – Insights & tactics to improve your organization’s ongoing market research process, messaging, strategic planning, budget & spending, digital marketing, analytics & measurement and loyalty & brand advocacy. 

2/17 - Minimizing Risk – Protect Your Assets, Your Business & Your Future - Minimize risk considering: Liability and tax requirements in business organization; insurance; hiring employees & independent contractors; operational processes & contact negotiations. 

Cohort Graduation Ceremony also on 2/17, 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm immediately following session! 

 Class Size is Limited 

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Small Business Success Series by HCC©


Applications will be reviewed to choose those accepted into this series. 

Applicants will be contacted via the email submitted in the application.


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Start: January 20, 2024
9:00 AM
End: February 17, 2024
3:00 PM
Office of Entrepreneurial Initiatives

Houston Community College - Eastside Campus, Rustic Street, Houston, TX, USA

6815 Rustic Street, Room 316 Workforce Building I
77087 Houston TX
United States

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