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Demystifying Entrepreneurship - Yampa Valley

Fri 5:00 PM to 1:00 PM
2 sessions ending Sat, Aug 22
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Have you been dreaming of starting your own company? Now is the time!

Put your business idea into action with the benefit of reduced pricing during the inaugural year of our program hosted virtually in the Yampa Valley.

Demystifying Entrepreneurship presented by the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Deming Center for Entrepreneurship provides an introduction to entrepreneurship and is geared toward anyone considering launching their own business or improving their existing small business. Taught by Erick Mueller & Eric Bruno, entrepreneurs and award-winning professors at the Leeds School of Business, this two-day virtual short course will impart a framework and toolkit in order to develop sought-after products and services, avoid pitfalls and succeed at entrepreneurship.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding for what it takes to be an entrepreneur
  • Understand the process to create a value proposition
  • Determine ways to be different and establish a competitive advantage
  • How to get your first ten customers
  • Grasp entrepreneurial economics and fundraising


  • Set yourself up to plant the seed, stir the creativity and hit the ground running
  • Grow your entrepreneurial toolkit
  • Leave motivated toward supporting and cultivating your entrepreneurial bug
  • Receive a University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Certificate of Completion

Who should attend?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Existing small business owners interested in building and growing their business
  • Local leaders wanting to support entrepreneurial growth

Speaker(s): Erick Mueller, faculty director, joined by instructors from the Deming School of Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

Dates: August 21 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm August 22 - 8:30 am to 1:00 pm Tuition: This certificate course is an exceptional value at $50. This workshop will sell out! Scholarships available - email to learn more. Ongoing cohort check-ins and individual support is available to course graduates. Location: Updated to a virtual platform with some fun twists to help get you tapped into the Yampa Valley no matter where you connect from. Please email if you have tech concerns that might limit your ability to participate (bandwidth/connectivity, laptop/webcam) - we will help to get you connected!

Fee: $ 50.00

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