FastTrac Entrepreneurship Training Program Now Accepting Applications

Dec. 13, 2004

by Cynthia J. Jackson

The FastTrac Entrepreneurship Training Program is accepting applications for spring courses to begin in January.

Designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, FastTrac has two programs. FastTrac NewVenture is for aspiring entrepreneurs with a business idea who wish to test the feasibility of their concept. FastTrac Planning is for practicing entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses. It is designed to develop a viable plan for growth and blueprint for success.

"Each intensive course is a tested, comprehensive and dynamic, educationally-based program from which participants will walk away with their own professional operational, marketing and business plans," said Mary Abrahams, FastTrac administrator.

Sessions for FastTrac NewVenture will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. each Tuesday for nine weeks at the Hankamer School of Business on the Baylor campus beginning Jan. 18, 2005.

FastTrac Planning sessions will also be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. each Tuesday for 11 weeks at the Hankamer School of Business beginning Jan. 18, 2005.

FastTrac Entrepreneurship Training Program is co-sponsored by the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship, the City of Waco, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce and national partner, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

For registration information or to request an application, call the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship at (254) 710-4157. Registration deadline is Jan. 10, 2005.

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