About Us

The Institute for Entrepreneurship is a part of Corporate and Continuing Education at CPCC. As a concerted resource, with the College's state-funded Small Business Center, the institute provides tuition-based courses, a non-degree certificate program, networking events, free seminars, no-cost counseling and a business resource library. We proudly assist some 2,500 start-up entrepreneurs and small business owners each year.

Our objective is to help you succeed. We want our services and programs to enable you to achieve your business goals to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to develop a sound business plan, to obtain capital, to launch your business and to further increase your ability to grow or maintain your business.


The Institute exists to cultivate the entrepreneurial community and stimulate local jobs by assisting individuals launch and/or expand their business. The Institute accomplishes this by providing affordable, accessible, high-quality training and knowledge-sharing opportunities to help clients achieve their business goals.