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The Center for Entrepreneurship’s Growing Rural Businesses (GRB) program is a 10-week certificate program that provides practical, applied knowledge customized for the specific needs of rural businesses. Offered throughout the state, sessions cover topics such as market research, consumer behavior and advertising strategy.

These programs are presented by the Center for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with NetWork Kansas and local economic development agencies. Tuition fees will include all materials, resource guide and refreshments. Participants who attend at least nine of the sessions will be awarded an entrepreneurial certificate.

For more information, contact Wendy Veatch, Director of Outreach Programming, at (316) 978-5219 or Wendy.Veatch@wichita.edu.

Spring 2014 Programming:

» 2014 GRB - Ford County Schedule

» 2014 GRB - Ford County Brochure (PDF)

» Register for the GRB - Ford County Program

In the words of previous GRB participants

Growing Rural Businesses participants share the benefits this program provides in enabling them to further strengthen and sustain their rural businesses and communities. 

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